New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers - 12/28/19 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Indiana Pacers at New Orleans Pelicans
Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM (Smoothie King Center)
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The Indiana Pacers are on the road for a clash with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pacers are (21-10), coming off a 120-115 win over the Toronto Raptors. The Pelicans are (9-23), after upending the Denver nuggets, 112-100.
In the Pacers win over the Raptors, Indiana was guided by by T.J. Warren. Warren connected on 10 of 19 attempts from the floor, making 2 foul shots, totaling 24 points. Domantas Sabonis added a double-double, finishing with 12 points and 17 rebounds. The Pacers shot 47% from the floor and 43% from 3-point range. The Pacers were able to win this nail biting overtime thriller, thanks to their 3-point shooting. The Pacers made 18 3-pointers, while the Raptors made 11.
In the Pelicans win over the Nuggets, New Orleans was led on offense by Brandon Ingram. Ingram connected on 11 of 18 attempts from the floor, making both foul shots, registering 31 points. Jrue Holiday contributed 20 points, 8 assists, and 6 steals. The Pelicans shot 45% from the floor and 42% from 3-point range. New Orleans out rebounded Denver, 57 to 51. New Orleans won the game, thanks to their 3-point shooting. The Pelicans knocked down 18 3's.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pacers are 16-12-3 ATS this season.
The under is 17-13-1 in Pacers games this year.
Pelicans are 18-12-1 ATS this season.
The under is 18-13 in Pelicans games this year.
The Pacers have won 6 of their last 7 games , while the Pelicans have won 3 of their last 4. Indiana has controlled the series as of late, winning 7 of the last 10 matchups. This is a matchup of two complete opposite defense's. The Pacers ranks 4th in scoring defense, while the Pelicans rank 28th. The Pacers have the 20th worse scoring offense on the road, averaging just over 107 per game. This will be a defensive battle, but Indiana has the better team. Final score prediction, Pacers outright win, 113-109.