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Indiana Pacers vs Oklahoma City Thunder Prediction 4-5-24 Picks

Oklahoma City Thunder (52-24) vs. Indiana Pacers (43-35)
April 5, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Indiana Pacers -4.5; Over/Under: +236.5
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers meet Friday in NBA action at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Thunder vs Pacers prediction.

Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder recently beat the Knicks and Suns while losing to the 76ers and Celtics. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 119.9 points on 49.8 percent shooting and allowing 113.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 30.3 points and 6.3 assists, while Jalen Williams is averaging 19.5 points and 4 rebounds. Chet Holmgren is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Giddey is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 38.9 percent from beyond the arc and 82.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.7 rebounds per game.

Indiana Pacers Betting Preview

The Indiana Pacers recently beat the Lakers while splitting 2 games against the Nets. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 122.7 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 120.3 points on 49.7 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 21.4 points and 7.9 rebounds, while Tyrese Haliburton is averaging 20.4 points and 3.9 rebounds. Myles Turner is the third double-digit scorer and Aaron Nesmith is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free-throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.5 rebounds per game.

Indiana Pacers Team Facts

  • The Pacers have won each of their last eight games after losing as favorites.
  • The Pacers have covered the spread in each of their last seven games as home favorites after losing as favorites.
  • Each of the Pacers’ last eight games against Northwest Division opponents have gone UNDER the total points line.

Oklahoma City Thunder Team Facts

  • The Thunder have won five of their last six games as underdogs against Eastern Conference opponents following a loss.
  • The Thunder have failed to cover the spread in each of their last six games against Eastern Conference opponents that held a winning record.
  • Eight of the Thunder’s last nine road games following a road loss have gone OVER the total points line.

Thunder vs Pacers prediction

The Pacers are getting the benefit of the doubt because they’re at home and OKC is without Williams and Gilgeous-Alexander. However, the Thunder have won games all year, and they’re still a profitable team with a cover percentage of 55.2 percent. Also, we just saw the Pacers lose to the Nets as massive favorites, and they lost to the Bulls as favorites last week by 26 points. Even with the injuries, it wouldn’t be shocking to see the Thunder beat a Pacers team that’s run hot and cold all season. Give me the road dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Oklahoma City Thunder +4.5

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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA. Follow Randy Chambers on Twitter.

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