Magic at Pacers - 3/10/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Orlando Magic (21-43) at Indiana Pacers (28-34)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSFL, FSMW
The Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers meet Tuesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Orlando Magic look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, the Magic are averaging 95.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting and are allowing 101.2 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Victor Oladipo is averaging 17.5 points and four assists while Tobias Harris is averaging 16.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. Elfrid Payton is dishing 5.9 assists and Channing Frye is shooting 39.4 percent from the field. The Orlando Magic continue to play hard given the circumstances and look to win three straight for just the second time this season. The Magic have won 10 of their 21 games on the road. Evan Fournier, Nikola Vucevic, Willie Green and Luke Ridnour are questionable with injuries.
USA TODAY Sports
The Indiana Pacers look to build on a five-game winning streak. On the season, the Pacers are averaging 96.1 points on 43.6 percent shooting and are allowing 96.1 points on 43.4 percent shooting. George Hill is averaging 13.8 points and 4.4 assists while David West is averaging 12.6 points and 7.3 rebounds. Rodney Stuckey is dishing 3.1 assists and C.J. Miles is shooting 37.9 percent from the field. The Indiana Pacers are allowing just 36.8 percent shooting from the field and 26.2 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. The Pacers are back in the thick of the playoff race and have won 16 of their 28 games on their home court. Donald Sloan and Roy Hibbert are questionable with injuries.
The Magic are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Pacers are 8-0 ATS in their last 8 home games and 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 2 days rest. The Magic are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Indiana and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings overall.
The Pacers have been a roll for a while and seem to be hungry for one of the last playoff spots. With the Magic so inconsistent, look for Indiana to win by double digits.