Wizards at Pacers - 4/14/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Washington Wizards (46-34) at Indiana Pacers (37-43)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -7 -- Over/Under: 192.5 See the Latest Odds
The Washington Wizards and Indiana Pacers play Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Washington Wizards look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. On the season, the Wizards are averaging 98.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting and are allowing 97.6 points on 43.4 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 17.6 points and 10 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 15.2 points and 3.7 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 8.8 rebounds and Paul Pierce is dishing two assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 48.4 percent from the field and 41.6 percent from deep in their last five games. The Wizards have also won five straight games when topping 100 points. Eight of the Wizards last 10 losses have come on the road. The Wizards are pretty much locked into the fifth seed in the East.
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The Indiana Pacers look to build on their five-game winning streak. On the season, the Pacers are averaging 97.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting and are allowing 97.1 points on 43.5 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 15.8 points and five assists while Paul George is averaging 10.3 points and 3.8 rebounds. C.J. Miles is grabbing three rebounds and Rodney Stuckey is dishing 3.1 assists. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 47.4 percent from the field and 43.9 percent from deep in their last five games. The Pacers have won four straight games on their home court. The Pacers need a win here in order to remain in the playoff hunt.
The Wizards are 5-15 ATS in their last 20 road games and 3-1-2 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Pacers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The Wizards are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Indiana and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Whether or not the Wizards rest all of their guys, this is too many points to lay with an average Pacers squad. I'll take the points if forced to pick this game.