Warriors vs. Pacers - 1/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (22-19) at Golden State Warriors (38-4)
NBA Basketball: Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -12 -- Over/Under: 215.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSMW, CSNB
The Indiana Pacers and Golden State Warriors meet Friday night at the Oracle Arena.
The Indiana Pacers look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.5 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 99.5 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.7 points and 7.4 rebounds while George Hill is averaging 12.8 points and 3.1 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing five assists and C.J. Miles is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16.2 turnovers per game. The Indiana Pacers have lost five of their last eight road games. Ian Mahinmi is questionable with an ankle injury.
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The Golden State Warriors look to build on their historic 39-4 record. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114.6 points on 48.7 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 29.9 points and 6.5 assists while Klay Thompson is averaging 20.6 points and 3.9 rebounds. Draymond Green is dishing 7.4 assists and Harrison Barnes is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 42.4 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Warriors are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 14 turnovers per game. The Golden State Warriors haven’t lost a regular season home game since January 27th. James Michael McAdoo is questionable with a toe injury.
The Pacers are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games playing on 2 days rest and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games. The Warriors are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 Friday games. The Pacers are 20-9 ATS in the last 29 meetings.
You guys see the Pacers-Warriors game from earlier this season? Yeah, that didn't go over well. Add the fact the Pacers haven't been so hot on the road, and this game could get very ugly. Again. I'll side with the Warriors in a blowout.