Pacers vs. Spurs - 3/7/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Spurs (52-9) at Indiana Pacers (32-30)
NBA Basketball: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers +6.5 -- Over/Under: 196.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSW, FSMW
The San Antonio Spurs and Indiana Pacers square off Monday at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The San Antonio Spurs look to build on their impressive eight-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 104.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 92.2 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 20.8 points and 2.5 assists while Tony Parker is averaging 12.4 points and 2.5 rebounds. Patty Mills is dishing 2.8 assists and Tim Duncan is grabbing 7.4 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Spurs are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won six straight road games. LaMarcus Aldridge and Kevin Martin are questionable.
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The Indiana Pacers could use a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.7 points and 4.2 assists while Monta Ellis is averaging 14.3 points and 3.2 rebounds. George Hill is dishing 3.5 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing five rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have split their last 10 home games. C.J. Miles is questionable with a calf injury.
The Spurs are 19-7 ATS in their last 26 games following a ATS loss and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Monday games. The Pacers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Southwest and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Indiana.
The San Antonio Spurs continue to roll and continue to cover all kinds of numbers. The Pacers are falling apart at the moment and aren't consistent enough to hang with a rock solid Spurs club. I'll take the road team and reasonable number.