Indiana faces Los Angeles, aims to stop home slide

January 31, 2022 GMT

Los Angeles Clippers (26-26, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (18-33, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pacers -1.5; over/under is 217.5

BOTTOM LINE: Indiana aims to end its three-game home losing streak with a victory against Los Angeles.

The Pacers have gone 12-13 at home. Indiana ranks sixth in the league with 48.5 points in the paint led by Domantas Sabonis averaging 12.3.

The Clippers are 11-14 in road games. Los Angeles has a 12-14 record in games decided by 10 or more points.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Clippers won the last meeting 139-133 on Jan. 17. Nicolas Batum scored 32 points to help lead the Clippers to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sabonis is averaging 19.1 points, 12.1 rebounds and five assists for the Pacers. Caris LeVert is averaging 18.1 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.

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Luke Kennard is shooting 44.1% from beyond the arc with 2.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Clippers, while averaging 12.4 points. Reggie Jackson is averaging 15.6 points and 4.5 assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 3-7, averaging 111.9 points, 44.9 rebounds, 25.6 assists, 6.8 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 122.1 points per game.

Clippers: 5-5, averaging 111.0 points, 46.5 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 6.3 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.6 points.

INJURIES: Pacers: T.J. McConnell: out (wrist), Myles Turner: out (foot), T.J. Warren: out (foot/health and safety protocols), Goga Bitadze: day to day (foot), Malcolm Brogdon: out (achilles), Oshae Brissett: day to day (ankle).

Clippers: Paul George: out (elbow), Nicolas Batum: day to day (back), Kawhi Leonard: out (right knee), Jason Preston: out (foot).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.