Indiana Pacers vs. Sacramento Kings - 10/31/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Indiana Pacers vs. Sacramento Kings - 10/31/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Sacramento Kings (1-5) at Indiana Pacers (3-3)

NBA Basketball: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

The Line: Indiana Pacers -6 -- Over/Under: 209.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

The Sacramento Kings look for their second road win of the season to rebound from a rough 1-5 start. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 96 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 105 points on 45.8 percent shooting. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 12.7 points and five assists while Bogdan Bogdanovic is averaging 12.3 points and 2.7 rebounds. Skal Labissiere is the third double-digit scorer and Buddy Hield is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 77.4 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game. The Sacramento Kings have lost 11 of their last 15 road games.

The Indiana Pacers look for another nice home win to get a game above a .500 record. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 111.2 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 112 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Victor Oladipo is averaging 25.5 points and 3.2 assists while Myles Turner is averaging 21 points and 14 rebounds. Darren Collinson is the third double-digit scorer and Domantas Sabonis is grabbing 10.2 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 38.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have won six of their last eight home games. Domantas Sabonis is questionable with an illness.

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The Kings are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Pacers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 days rest, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Western Conference and 12-4 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Kings are 6-2-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Indiana, 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

I said in my NBA previews that the Indiana Pacers will be a surprise team in the East and make the playoffs despite being over +200 odds to make the postseason. Well, with Myles Turner playing just one game, the Pacers are currently .500 and beat the Timberwolves on the road while just defeating the Spurs on Sunday. Still a long way to go, but you have to like what you see from the Pacers right now. The Kings still aren't playing a lick of defense and are shooting just 41 percent on the road. I'll take the Pacers and the reasonable chalk. 

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Randy’s Pick Indiana Pacers -6

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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