Indiana Pacers at Charlotte Hornets
Monday, January 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Spectrum Center)
IND -5.0 . Total 209.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Indiana Pacers hit the road for a matchup with the Charlotte Hornets. The Pacers are (22-14), after falling to the Atlanta Hawks, 116-111. The Hornets are (15-23), coming off a 123-120 win over the Dallas Mavericks.
In the Pacers loss to the Hawks, Indiana was guided during the game by Domantas Sabonis. Sabonis converted on 11 of 15 attempts from the floor, making 3 foul shots, finishing with 25 points and 11 rebounds. The Pacers shot 41% from the floor and 37% from 3-point range. Indiana allowed Atlanta to shoot 51% from the floor. The Pacers got dominated inside the paint, being out scored 52 to 38.
In the Hornets win over the Mavericks, Charlotte was led on offense by Terry Rozier. Rozier converted on 10 of 15 attempts from the floor, making 4 foul shots, registering 29 points. The Hornets shot 49% from the floor and 44% from 3-point range. Charlotte won the rebounding battle, 56 to 45. Charlotte saw their 20 point lead evaporate and were forced to get the job done in OT.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pacers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Pacers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games.
The over is 5-1 in Pacers last 6 overall.
Hornets are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games.
Hornets are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Monday games.
The over is 5-2 in Hornets last 7 overall.
The Pacers are 1-9 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Charlotte. The Pacers have also lost 4 of their last 5 games overall on the season. The Hornets snapped a 6 game losing streak and have won back to back games. Indiana is the better team, but are going in the wrong direction, going up against a team that has won 2 in a row. Indiana is 7-10 on the road and have struggled drastically ATS when playing in Charlotte. I think the Hornets can win this game, but I will be safe and take the points. Final score prediction, Pacers win and the Hornets cover, 109-105.