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Toronto Raptors vs Indiana Pacers Prediction 4-9-24 Picks

Indiana Pacers (45-35) vs. Toronto Raptors (25-53)
April 9, 2024 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Toronto Raptors +8; Over/Under: +239.5
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The Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Scotiabank Arena. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Pacers vs Raptors prediction.

Indiana Pacers Betting Preview

The Indiana Pacers recently beat the Heat and Thunder while splitting 2 games against the Nets. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 122.7 points on 50.5 percent shooting and allowing 120.2 points on 49.7 percent shooting. Pascal Siakam is averaging 21.3 points and 7.8 rebounds, while Tyrese Haliburton is averaging 20.1 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 78.2 percent from the free-throw line. The Indiana Pacers are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.4 rebounds per game.

Toronto Raptors Betting Preview

The Toronto Raptors recently lost to the Lakers and Timberwolves, while beating the Bucks and Wizards. The Toronto Raptors are averaging 112.6 points on 47.3 percent shooting and allowing 118.6 points on 49 percent shooting. RJ Barrett is averaging 21.3 points and 6.3 rebounds, while Scottie Barnes is averaging 19.9 points and 8.2 rebounds. Immanuel Quickley is the third double-digit scorer, and Gary Trent Jr. is dishing 1.7 assists. The Toronto Raptors are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Toronto Raptors are allowing 37.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.7 rebounds per game.

Toronto Raptors Team Facts

  • The Raptors have lost each of their last 12 home games against teams that held a winning record.
  • The Raptors have failed to cover the spread in each of their last 10 games as home underdogs.
  • Each of the last five games between the Pacers and Raptors have gone OVER the total points line.

Indiana Pacers Team Facts

  • The Pacers have lost each of their last seven games at Scotiabank Arena following a win.
  • The Pacers have covered the spread in each of their last eight Tuesday road games.
  • Ten of the Pacers’ last 11 games as road favorites have gone UNDER the total points line.

Pacers vs Raptors Prediction

The Pacers are fighting to stay out of the play-in tournament, while the Raptors are hoping to snag a top-6 NBA Draft pick. Even though the Raptors have found ways to win their last two games, this is two teams heading in different directions. The Raptors have shut down a lot of key players, they’ve lost 8 of their last 10 games, and they’ve failed to cover 7 of their last 10 games. With motivation and health on their side, the Pacers should beat the Raptors soundly on the road.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Indiana Pacers -8

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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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