Hornets vs. Pacers - 3/4/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (32-29) at Charlotte Hornets (32-28)
NBA Basketball: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Time Warner Cable Arena)
The Line: Charlotte Hornets -3 -- Over/Under: 200 See the Latest Odds
The Indiana Pacers and Charlotte Hornets meet Friday at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Indiana Pacers look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 100.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.2 points and 4.2 assists while George Hill is averaging 12.4 points and 3.5 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 4.7 assists while Myles Turner is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have split their last 10 road games. C.J. Miles is questionable with a calf injury.
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The Charlotte Hornets look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 102.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 100.4 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Kemba Walker is averaging 20.8 points and 5.1 assists while Nicolas Batum is averaging 14.2 points and 6.3 rebounds. Al Jefferson is grabbing six rebounds and Jeremy Lin is dishing 3.1 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 78.8 percent from the free throw line. The Hornets are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The Charlotte Hornets have won six of their last seven home games.
The Pacers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest. The Hornets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest. The Pacers are 1-6-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Hornets have been on fire as of late and are making a strong push to better their playoff position. The Pacers have been hit or miss all year long. Charlotte at home and the low line is a very solid bet.