Pacers vs. Cavaliers - 2/1/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (34-12) at Indiana Pacers (25-22)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers +4 -- Over/Under: 210.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSOH, FSMW
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers meet Monday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Cleveland Cavaliers look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 102.2 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 96.3 points on 44.5 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 24.9 points and 6.4 assists while Kyrie Irving is averaging 16.4 points and 3.8 assists. Kevin Love is grabbing 10.7 rebounds and J.R. Smith is dishing 1.6 assists. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Cavs are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won nine of their last 10 road games.
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The Indiana Pacers need a nice home win after losing seven of their last 11 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 99.9 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.5 points and 7.1 rebounds while Monta Ellis is averaging 14.3 points and five assists. George Hill is dishing 3.2 assists and C.J. Miles is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won nine of their last 13 home games. Ian Mahinmi is questionable with a back injury.
The Cavaliers are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 8-21-1 ATS in their last 30 Monday games. The Pacers are 18-6 ATS in their last 24 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Cavaliers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Indiana and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing solid ball right now and have more than proven themselves on the road. The Pacers are doing the complete opposite. I'll take the Cavs and lay the pair of buckets.