Los Angeles Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 15, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (40-30) are favored (-7) to continue a three-game win streak when they visit the Indiana Pacers (33-37) at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The contest airs on BSIN. The over/under is 227.5 for the matchup.

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Lakers vs Pacers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -7 -110 -110 227.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • In Los Angeles’ matchups this season, the Lakers and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s point total of 227.5 points 15 times (21.4% of opportunities).
  • In 52.9% of Indiana’s games this season (37 of 70), the total points scored was higher than Saturday’s 227.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the contest of 227.5 is 2.9 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Lakers (109.4 points per game) and the Pacers (115.2 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 222.1 points per game, 5.4 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Lakers games is 216.1 points, 11.4 fewer than the over/under of 227.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.0 points fewer than the average over/under in Pacers’ games this season (230.5 points).

Lakers Betting Data

  • Los Angeles has a losing 32-34 record against the spread this year.
  • The Lakers have fared well as a 7-point favorite, going 9-8 against the spread when favored by at least 7 points.
  • Los Angeles has gone over the point total less than half of the time, in 28 of 66 games (42.4%).

Lakers Key Players

  • LeBron James leads the Lakers in points and assists. He scores 25.0 points per game while tacking on 7.8 assists.
  • Los Angeles’ rebounding leader is Andre Drummond, who averages 11.9 per game.
  • James connects on 2.3 threes per game to lead the Lakers.
  • Los Angeles’ steals leader is Drummond, who grabs 1.4 per game. Anthony Davis leads the team averaging 1.7 blocks an outing.

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Lakers Last 10 Games

Lakers Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Lakers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/12/2021 Rockets 124-122 LAL Yes Home -1.5 253.5 -550 400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/11/2021 Knicks 101-99 LAL No Home +3.5 193.5 180 -225 Regular Season Yes Over
5/9/2021 Suns 123-110 LAL Yes Home -6.5 243.5 -750 525 Regular Season Yes Under
5/7/2021 Trail Blazers 106-101 POR No Away +7.5 223.5 310 -400 Regular Season Yes Under
5/6/2021 Clippers 118-94 LAC No Away +20.5 207.5 3300 -10000 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 6-4 4-6-0 217.1 107.7 109.4 +2.2 37.7%

Lakers Injuries

Lakers:

Marc Gasol: Day To Day (Finger),

LeBron James: Day To Day (Ankle),

Jared Dudley: Out (Knee),

Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Foot),

Anthony Davis: Day To Day (Adductor),

Dennis Schroder: Out (Calf),

Kyle Kuzma: Day To Day (Back)

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Pacers Betting Data

  • Indiana has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 28-41 ATS.
  • The Pacers have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 7 points or more, going 2-8 against the spread.
  • In most of Indiana’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (40 out of 69 games, 58%).

Pacers Key Players

  • Domantas Sabonis leads the Pacers in both rebounds and assists with 11.9 rebounds and 6.7 assists per game.
  • Malcolm Brogdon counts for 21.2 points per game, making him the top scorer on Indiana’s team.
  • Brogdon is the most prolific from deep for the Pacers, hitting 2.6 threes per game.
  • Indiana’s leader in steals is T.J. McConnell (1.8 per game), and its leader in blocks is Myles Turner (3.4 per game).

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Pacers Last 10 Games

Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Pacers Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/13/2021 Bucks 142-133 MIL No Home +15.5 255.5 1200 -3000 Regular Season Yes Over
5/11/2021 76ers 103-94 IND No Home +7.5 216.5 360 -500 Regular Season Yes Under
5/10/2021 Cavaliers 111-102 IND Yes Away -4.5 213.5 -300 240 Regular Season Yes Under
5/8/2021 Wizards 133-132 WAS No Home +2.5 249.5 125 -155 Regular Season Yes Over
5/6/2021 Hawks 133-126 IND Yes Home -4.5 253.5 -250 200 Regular Season Yes Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
4-6 7-3 5-5-0 243.6 122.3 121.3 -3.8 34.7%

Pacers Injuries

Pacers:

Caris LeVert: Day To Day (Knee),

Myles Turner: Out (Toe),

Aaron Holiday: Day To Day (Toe),

T.J. Warren: Out For Season (Foot),

Edmond Sumner: Day To Day (Knee),

Domantas Sabonis: Day To Day (Quad),

Jeremy Lamb: Out (Knee),

Malcolm Brogdon: Day To Day (Hamstring)

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