Phoenix Suns vs. Indiana Pacers - 1/14/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (22-20) at Phoenix Suns (16-27)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 8:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns +4 -- Over/Under: 219 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, FSAZ
The Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns meet Sunday in NBA action at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Indiana Pacers look for a victory here after splitting their last six games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 107 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Victor Oladipo is averaging 24.4 points and four assists while Myles Turner is averaging 13.9 points and 6.5 rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic is the third double-digit scorer and Darren Collison is dishing 5.4 assists. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.9 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have lost three straight road games.
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The Phoenix Suns look for a victory after splitting their last 10 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 105.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 112.1 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Devin Booker is averaging 24.9 points and 4.4 assists while TJ Warren is averaging 19.7 points and 5.5 rebounds. Greg Monroe is the third double-digit scorer and Mike James is dishing 3.8 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75.7 percent from the free throw line. The Phoenix Suns are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game. The Phoenix Suns have split their last six home games.
The Pacers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Western Conference, 14-6 ATS in their last 20 Sunday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Suns are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games playing on 1 days rest, 6-1-2 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS loss and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Pacers are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Phoenix, 2-11 ATS in the last 13 meetings and the underdog is 11-5 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
The Indiana Pacers have cooled off quite a bit after a fast and impressive start to the season, while the Phoenix Suns have been rather decent since Booker returned, as they sprinkle in wins here and there. With that said, we're getting the better team and a rather low line here. The Pacers are outscoring teams by five points in their last five games and are 10-4 ATS this season when favored under six points. The Suns are being outscored by 7.8 points in their last five games and continue to get lit up defensively. Give me the Pacers.