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NBA Betting Pick - Indiana Pacers -3.5 Point Underdogs vs Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte looks to cover the Hornets-Pacers -3.5 point betting spread on Friday and improve its overall 32-28 mark when they host Indiana in NBA basketball action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Indiana Pacers betting line opened this morning as 3.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including Bovada), while the total was hovering around 199 at BetOnline and other betting odds shops.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 102-97 win for the Hornets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Indiana Pacers vs Charlotte Hornets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana Pacers will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 31-30 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Charlotte Hornets are 31-28-1 ATS. Indiana is 28-32-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Charlotte is 27-32-1 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Charlotte vs Indiana injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 8 (Charlotte Hornets) and the No. 17 (Pacers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Charlotte's No. 16-ranked offense (102.18 PPG) against a Indiana Pacers defense that ranks No. 10 at 100.46 PPG. The Charlotte Hornets have averaged 43.27% from the field per game, less than the Indiana Pacers have managed so far this NBA season (44.77% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pacers got 19 points from Jordan Hill as Indiana ran past Milwaukee 104-99 on Wednesday at Bradley Center.

The Hornets blew out Philadelphia on Wednesday, running up the score in a 119-99 win at Wells Fargo Center.

Betting Trends
  • Indiana is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Indiana is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games
  • Indiana is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Charlotte is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Charlotte is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Charlotte is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Charlotte is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Indiana at Washington, Saturday, March 5th
Charlotte home to Minnesota, Monday, March 7th

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