Pacers at Suns - 1/19/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (22-19) at Phoenix Suns (13-29)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +5 -- Over/Under: 207.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, FSAZ
The Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns meet Tuesday night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Indiana Pacers could use a victory after losing five of their last eight games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.7 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 99.6 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.9 points and 7.4 rebounds while Monta Ellis is averaging 13.6 points and five assists. C.J. Miles is grabbing 3.1 rebounds and Lavoy Allen is dishing 1.1 assists. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.3 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.1 turnovers per game. The Indiana Pacers have lost seven of their last 10 road games. Ian Mahinmi and George Hill are questionable.
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The Phoenix Suns also need a big victory after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 102.1 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 106.9 points on 47.6 percent shooting. Brandon Knight is averaging 19.7 points and 5.1 assists while T.J. Warren is averaging 11.2 points and 3.3 rebounds. Markieff Morris is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and P.J. Tucker is dishing 1.6 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.4 turnovers per game. The Phoenix Suns have lost six of their last nine home games. Alex Len is questionable with a hand injury.
The Pacers are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Suns are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games and 8-22 ATS in their last 30 games overall. The Pacers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Phoenix and 1-9 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
We've made money fading the Pacers on the road, however, this is the Suns we're talking about. The Suns are just a bad basketball team that isn't going to improve with Bledsoe out and Len banged up. Take Indiana and lay the five points.