Denver Nuggets vs. Indiana Pacers - 1/19/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Indiana Pacers at Denver Nuggets

Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 8:00 PM (Pepsi Center)

DEN -1.5 . Total 211.5

The Indiana Pacers are on the road for a clash with the Denver Nuggets.  The Pacers are (27-15), coming off a 116-114 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.  The Nuggets are (29-12), after upending the Golden State Warriors, 134-131.

In the Pacers win over the Timberwolves, Indiana was led on offense by T.J. Warren.  Warren was 11 of 18 from the floor, hitting 3 foul shots, totaling 28 points.  The Pacers shot 56% from the floor and 33% from 3-point range.  The Pacers out scored the Timberwolves in fast break points, 19 to 15.  The Pacers had a hard time defending Minnesota from behind the 3-point arch.  Indiana allowed Minnesota to connect 17 times from deep.

In the Nuggets win over the Warriors, Denver was guided offensively by Will Barton.  Barton connected on 11 of 20 attempts from the floor, hitting 2 foul shots, finishing with 31 points.  Nuggets shot 47% from the floor and 49% from 3-point range.  Denver used a huge 2nd half to get back in the game, as the Nuggets saw a deficit of 19 points.  Denver out rebounded Golden State, 56 to 42.

Recent Betting Trends:

Pacers are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

Pacers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Denver.

The over is 8-0 in Pacers last 8 games.

Nuggets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.

Nuggets are 14-3 SU in their last 17 home games.

The under is 4-1 in Nuggets last 5 games.

The Nuggets have been a solid team at home, posting a 17-5 record.  Both teams are on a win streak, as the Pacers have won 4 in a row, while the Nuggets have won 3 in a row.  Both teams have been great in the home and away defensive splits, as each rank in the top 5 in scoring defense. The under has been profitable for the Nuggets in their last 5 and the under is slightly profitable when the Pacers are on the road.  I'll take the under here, with both teams having good defense's.  Final score prediction, Nuggets will win and the total goes under, 104-101. 

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Chris’s Pick Under 211.5

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