Los Angeles Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers: 3/12/2021 Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on March 12, 2021

The Los Angeles Lakers (24-13) are favored by 4.5 points against the Indiana Pacers (16-19) on Friday, March 12, 2021 at 10:30 PM ET. The matchup airs on NBA TV. The point total is set at 217.5 in the matchup.

Betting Information

Lakers vs Pacers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Lakers -4.5 -110 -110 217.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Los Angeles Lakers or the Indiana Pacers for Friday’s game.

Head to Head

Indiana holds a 6-4 record in the last 10 head-to-head games against Los Angeles. The Pacers also have a 2-0 record against the spread when taking on the Lakers.

Lakers vs Pacers in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/8/2020 Lakers Pacers -5.5 218.5 -220 180 Regular Season 116-111 IND
12/17/2019 Lakers Pacers -1 211.5 -122 102 Regular Season 105-102 IND
2/5/2019 Pacers Regular Season 136-94 IND
2/5/2019 Pacers Regular Season 136-94 IND
11/29/2018 Lakers Regular Season 104-96 LAL
11/29/2018 Lakers Regular Season 104-96 LAL
3/19/2018 Pacers Regular Season 110-100 IND
1/19/2018 Lakers Regular Season 99-86 LAL
1/20/2017 Lakers Regular Season 108-95 LAL
11/1/2016 Pacers Regular Season 115-108 IND

Lakers Betting Information

  • Los Angeles has covered in just 17 of 37 matchups this season.
  • The Lakers fare well when favored by at least 4.5 points, posting a 13-12 record against the spread.
  • Los Angeles has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 15 times in 37 contests (40.5%).
Bet on the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA Championship.

Pacers Betting Information

  • Indiana has covered the spread in fewer than half of its outings, going 14-21 ATS.
  • When they are at least 4.5-point underdogs, the Pacers have a record ATS of 5-5.
  • Indiana has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 57.1% of matchups this year (20 out of 35 contests).
Bet on the Indiana Pacers to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 20 of 37 opportunities (54.1%) this year, the Lakers and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s over/under of 217.5 points.
  • Indiana has played in 24 games this season (out of 35 total matchups — 68.6% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 217.5 points.
  • The Lakers and the Pacers combine to average 6.7 more points per game than the total of 217.5 set for this game.
  • The Lakers and the Pacers have seen their opponents average a combined 1.3 more points per game than the over/under of 217.5 set in this game.
  • The average point total in Lakers games this year is 0.2 more points than the total of 217.5 in this matchup.
  • Pacers games this season have averaged a total of 225.3 points, 7.8 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Lakers Leaders

  • The Lakers points and assists leader is LeBron James. He scores 25.8 points per game and contributes 7.8 assists.
  • Anthony Davis paces Los Angeles with 8.4 rebounds per game.
  • James knocks down 2.4 threes per game to lead the Lakers.
  • Davis grabs 1.4 steals and 1.8 blocks per game, both team-high averages.

Pacers Leaders

  • The Pacers leader in scoring is Malcolm Brogdon with 21.2 points per game. He also adds 4.6 rebounds per game and 6.2 assists per game.
  • The Indiana leaders in rebounds and assists are Domantas Sabonis (11.1 rebounds per game) and T.J. McConnell (6.8 assists per game).
  • Justin Holiday makes more threes per game than any other member of the Pacers, cashing in 2.5 treys per game.
  • Indiana’s McConnell has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 2.0 per game and Myles Turner is first in blocks with 3.4 per game.
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