Spurs vs. Pacers - 11/26/14 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (6-8) at San Antonio Spurs (9-4)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 8:30 pm (AT&T Center)
The Line: San Antonio Spurs -12.5 -- Over/Under: 189 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Indiana, FS-Southwest
The San Antonio Spurs and the Indiana Pacers face off on Wednesday at the AT&T Center in NBA action.
The San Antonio Spurs are heating up and have won their last four games. The Spurs are 4-1 at home this season and 7-3 in their last 10 games. San Antonio is averaging 97.1 points and they are shooting 45.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 91.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Tony Parker leads the Spurs averaging 16.8 points per game. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 13.6 points and 7.5 rebounds, Tim Duncan is averaging 13.4 points and 10.6 rebounds, and Danny Green is averaging 11.2 points. The Spurs are outrebounding their opponents on average by 44.2 to 39.9 and they are defending the three well allowing their opposition to hit just 28.2 percent of their shots from beyond the three-point arc.
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The Indiana Pacers are 6-8 this season but in the Eastern Conference that is god enough for the eighth spot overall. The Pacers are 5-5 in their last 10 games and 3-3 on the road this season. The Pacers are averaging 92.4 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent and their opponents average 94.4 points and their opponents shoot 44.5 percent. Donald Sloan is averaging 13.4 points and 4.9 assists to lead the Pacers. Roy Hibbert is averaging 13.1 points and 7.8 rebounds, Chris Copeland is averaging 12.9 points, and Solomon Hill is averaging 12.1 points and 5.9 rebounds. Indiana is digging in and trying to be competitive without Paul George.
San Antonio is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 11-4 against the spread in their last 15 home games. Indiana is 6-0 against the spread in their last five road games, 9-25-1 against the spread following a win, and 1-6 against the spread against the NBA Southwest. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
The Spurs are just the far better option here and while the number is onthe high side I will lay it.