Indiana and Toronto meet in conference showdown

Toronto Raptors (7-9, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (9-7, fourth in the Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Domantas Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers host Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors in Eastern Conference play.

The Pacers are 5-3 against Eastern Conference opponents. Indiana scores 112.6 points and has outscored opponents by 1.6 points per game.

The Raptors are 5-3 in conference games. Toronto has a 2-1 record against opponents under .500.

The teams meet for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Malcolm Brogdon leads the Pacers with 2.8 made 3-pointers, and is averaging 21.9 points while shooting 39.5% from beyond the arc. Sabonis is averaging 13.9 rebounds and 21 points per game over the last 10 games for Indiana.

VanVleet leads the Raptors scoring 19.1 points and collecting 4.5 rebounds. OG Anunoby is averaging 16.9 points and six rebounds while shooting 51.8% over the last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 5-5, averaging 111.6 points, 43.1 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 9.4 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.5 points on 46.6% shooting.

Raptors: 6-4, averaging 112.8 points, 43.7 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 8.6 steals and 5.9 blocks per game while shooting 45.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.2 points on 45.3% shooting.

INJURIES: Pacers: Caris LeVert: out (kidney), TJ Warren: out (foot).

Raptors: Patrick McCaw: out (knee), Kyle Lowry: day to day (foot), Pascal Siakam: day to day (knee).

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