Pacers vs. Raptors - 1/27/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Toronto Raptors (29-15) at Indiana Pacers (16-30)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers +3.5 -- Over/Under: 195 See the Latest Odds
TV: TSN, FSMW
The Toronto Raptors and Indiana Pacers play Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Toronto Raptors have split their last 10 games and play their sixth road game of the month. On the season, the Raptors are averaging 105.8 points on 45.6 percent shooting and are allowing 100.8 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Kyle Lowry is averaging 19.6 points and 7.4 assists while DeMar DeRozan is averaging 18.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Louis Williams is shooting 40.5 percent from the field and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 8.5 rebounds. The Toronto Raptors are playing their most inconsistent basketball of the season and it starts on the offensive end, as they’re shooting just 41.7 percent from the field and 25 percent from deep in their last five games. The Raptors have won 12 of their 29 games SU on the road.
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The Indiana Pacers have lost seven of their last eight games and play their first home game in 11 days. On the season, the Pacers are averaging 95 points on 42.9 percent shooting and are allowing 97.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 14.4 points and 2.4 assists while David West is averaging 12.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. Rodney Stuckey is dishing three assists and Roy Hibbert is grabbing 6.9 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers continue to struggle on the offensive end, as they’re shooting 42.9 percent from the field and 22.2 percent from deep in their last five games. The Pacers have lost seven straight games SU when scoring less than 100 points. C.J. Miles is questionable for this game with a knee injury.
The Raptors are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Pacers are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Raptors are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana and 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
While the Raptors are in a bit of a funk, there's no question that they're far better than what the Pacers have to offer. Let's take advantage of this low line and back Toronto on the road.