Indiana Pacers vs Sacramento Kings NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 5/5/21

Indiana Pacers vs Sacramento Kings NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 5/5/21 Photo by Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Sacramento Kings (28-37) at Indiana Pacers (30-34)

NBA Basketball: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

The Line: Indiana Pacers -6.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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

The Sacramento Kings look for a win after winning six of their last nine games. The Sacramento Kings are averaging 114.3 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 118.8 points on 49.3 percent shooting. De'Aaron Fox is averaging 25.2 points and 3.5 rebounds while Buddy Hield is averaging 16.7 points and 3.3 assists. Harrison Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and Richaun Holmes is grabbing 8.7 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 38.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.1 rebounds per game.

The Indiana Pacers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 115 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 115.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Malcolm Brogdon is averaging 21.2 points and 5.3 rebounds while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 20.2 points and 6.2 assists. Caris LeVert is the third double-digit scorer and Doug McDermott is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.1 percent from the free throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.5 rebounds per game.

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The Kings are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Pacers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and 5-21 ATS in their last 26 home games. The under is 4-1 in Kings last 5 overall. The over is 5-0 in Pacers last 5 overall. The Kings are 0-3-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Indiana.

The Sacramento Kings are on the end of a back to back, but they're starting to get their act together and need to keep winning to have any chance of getting into the play-in game. The Indiana Pacers are the better team here on paper, but they've been very inconsistent and they actually lose at home by an average of 2.9 points at home. The Pacers are also 8-22 against the spread at home. This line is probably right, but I'm still taking the free buckets with the Kings. 

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Randy’s Pick Sacramento Kings +6.5

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

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