Wizards vs. Pacers - 3/5/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (32-29) at Washington Wizards (30-30)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Washington Wizards -2 -- Over/Under: 208.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, CNSW
The Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards square off Saturday at the Verizon Center.
The Indiana Pacers could use a win after losing five of their last seven 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 eight road games.
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The Washington Wizards look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Washington Wizards are averaging 103 points on 45.7 percent shooting and allowing 104.3 points on 46.5 percent shooting. John Wall is averaging 20 points and 9.9 assists while Bradley Beal is averaging 18.2 points and 3.4 rebounds. Marcin Gortat is grabbing 10 rebounds and Otto Porter Jr. is dishing 1.8 assists. The Washington Wizards are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Wizards are allowing 37.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 40.7 rebounds per game. The Washington Wizards have won six straight home games.
The Pacers are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Wizards are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games. The Pacers are 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Washington.
The Wizards are playing great ball at home, and they'll be eager to get over a Friday blowout loss to the Cavs. The Pacers are in a nasty slump at the moment. I like Washington and the tiny chalk.