NBA Matchup: Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers
Date: January 19 2022
Time: 10:30 PM ET
The Los Angeles Lakers host the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night at the Crypto.com Arena. The Lakers enter this game after defeating the almighty Jazz whereas the Pacers continue their four-game losing streak against the Clippers. In their last game, the Lakeshow won 124-116 in overtime on Nov. 25.
Los Angeles Lakers season so far
The Los Angeles Lakers continue their turbulent season after defeating the Utah Jazz 101-95. The Lakers are placed eighth in the western conference with a record of 22 wins and 22 losses. The Lakeshow is averaging 116.6 points, 42.5 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 7.4 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.8 points per game.
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) January 18, 2022
LeBron James leads the Los Angeles Lakers as he is averaging 28.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.6 steals for the Lakers. Malik Monk has been great as he is averaging 18 points over the past 10 games for Los Angeles. Russell Westbrook has been improving this season as he is averaging 18.6 points with 8.1 rebounds and 7.9 assists.
Indiana Pacers season so far
The Indiana Pacers continue their difficult season with a record of 15 wins and 29 losses as the 13th seed in the eastern conference. After the Pacers announced they were entering rebuild mode the team’s record has plummeted as they are tanking for a top pick in the 2022 NBA draft.
In the last ten games, Indy has a record of 1-9, averaging 108.3 points, 41.2 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 6.9 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.9 points.
— Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) January 17, 2022
Domantas Sabonis is scoring 18.9 points per game and averaging 11.9 rebounds for the Pacers. Justin Holiday is averaging 3.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Indiana. Malcolm Brogdon has also been great for Indy as he is averaging 18.5 points with 5.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists.
Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers Match Prediction
The Los Angeles Lakers are clear favourites to defeat the Indiana Pacers. Both of these teams have problems with injuries, but the LAL still possesses a higher quality than the upcoming rivals. Lakers have a record of 15-11 on their home court. Whereas Indy has an abysmal record of 3-17 on the road. Hence the Los Angeles Lakers are most likely to win this game at the Crypto.com Arena.
Los Angeles Lakers
Carmelo Anthony – Back – Game Time Decision
LeBron James – Abdomen – Game Time Decision
Sekou Doumbouya – Covid-19 – Expected to be out until at least Jan 24
Anthony Davis – Knee – Expected to be out until at least Jan 30
Dwight Howard – Knee – Game Time Decision
Kendrick Nunn – Knee – Expected to be out until at least Feb 27
Myles Turner – Foot – Expected to be out until at least Feb 11
Malcolm Brogdon – Achilles – Game Time Decision
Jeremy Lamb – Knee – Game Time Decision
T.J. Warren – Foot – Expected to be out until at least Feb 2
T.J. McConnell – Wrist – Expected to be out until at least Feb 25
How to watch Los Angeles Lakers vs Indiana Pacers?
The Indiana Pacers vs LA Lakers game will be streamed live via the NBA League Pass. Local fans can watch the game at Bally Sports in Indiana and Spectrum SportsNet in Los Angeles.