Pacers vs. Cavaliers - 4/6/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (54-22) at Indiana Pacers (41-36)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
The Line: Indiana Pacers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, FSOH, FSMW
The Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers meet Wednesday night at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Cleveland Cavaliers look for another win after winning 10 of their last 14 games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 104.1 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 98 points on 44.8 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.2 points and 7.5 rebounds while Kevin Love is averaging 15.9 points and 2.4 assists. J.R. Smith is dishing 1.7 assists and Tristan Thompson is grabbing 9.2 rebounds. The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Cavaliers are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.7 rebounds per game. The Cleveland Cavaliers have won four of their last six road games.
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The Indiana Pacers look for consistency after splitting their last 12 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 101.7 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.4 points on 44 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.3 points and 7.1 rebounds while George Hill is averaging 12 points and 3.5 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 4.7 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 76.3 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 12 home games.
The Cavaliers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Eastern Conference and 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 Wednesday games. The Pacers are 14-3 ATS in their last 17 games playing on 2 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Cavaliers are 0-4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Indiana and 0-5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
While the Pacers are the more desprate team, they continue to stink up the joint any given night. Are you really going to lay chalk in this spot against the Cavs? Not me. Give me the Cavs and the free bucket.