Toronto Raptors

What channel is Raptors vs. Pacers on? Game preview, injury report

The homestand continues.

Following losses to the Dallas Mavericks and Chicago Bulls, the Toronto Raptors host the Indiana Pacers for game No. 3 of their four-game homestand.

Both teams enter the matchup with a 1-3 record on the season. Toronto's lone win came in a blowout victory over the Boston Celtics in which Scottie Barnes recorded his first career double-double, while the Pacers picked up their first win in an overtime victory over the Miami Heat.

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Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis have both started the season on a strong note, leading the Pacers in scoring with 24.8 points per game each. The No. 13 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, Chris Duarte has gotten his career off to an explosive start, averaging 19.8 points per game on 44.8 percent shooting from 3-point range.

Myles Turner has been held to single-digit scoring in three of Indiana's first four games, but he scored a career-best 40 points in the team's one-point loss to the Washington Wizards.

The Pacers enter Wednesday's matchup ranked seventh in offensive efficiency (109.9) and 24th in defensive efficiency (110.4). The Raptors, meanwhile, currently rank 24th in offensive efficiency (100.5) and seventh in defensive efficiency (99.7).

The Raptors have had a particularly hard time scoring in the halfcourt. According to Cleaning The Glass, Toronto is scoring at a rate of 80.6 points per 100 halfcourt plays. Only the Minnesota Timberwolves (80.4), Oklahoma City Thunder (80.2) and Detroit Pistons (70.0) have been worse in that regard.

Can the Raptors find their stride offensively and pick up their second win? Here is everything you need to know about how to watch Wednesday's game.

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What channel is Raptors vs. Pacers on?

  • TV channel: TSN 3/4 (Canada), BSIN and NBA League Pass (USA)
  • Radio: SN 590

What time does Raptors vs. Pacers start?

  • Date: Wednesday, Oct. 27
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET | 4:30 p.m. PT

Raptors vs. Pacers is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON.

Injury Report

(As of 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26)

Injury Report: Raptors vs. Pacers - Oct. 27, 2021
Team Player Name Current Status Reason
Toronto Raptors Pascal Siakam Out Injury/Illness - Left shoulder; Injury recovery
Yuta Watanabe Out Injury/Illness - Left calf; Strain
Indiana Pacers Caris LeVert Questionable Injury/Illness - Back; Sore
Kelan Martin Out Injury/Illness - Left hamstring; Strain
TJ Warren Out Injury/Illness - Left navicular; Fracture

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