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Indiana PacersSacramento Kings
Jan 18, 10:00 PM | Power Balance Pavilion

Indiana Pacers vs Sacramento Kings Odds

9-3TEAM RECORD4-10

Power Balance Pavilion features an NBA battle between the host Sacramento Kings and the visiting Indiana Pacers in betting action on Wednesday.

The Pacers will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 7-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Kings are 4-10 ATS. Indiana is 4-8 on the totals; Sacramento is 5-9.

View Indiana vs Sacramento Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Pacers are listed as 4.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 188.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 23-rated Kings and the No. 14-rated Pacers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 98-82 win for the Pacers on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Sacramento's No. 9-rated squad against Indiana's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Sacramento rates No. 22 in the league with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 20 with 5.6 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Pacers own the league's No. 7-rated mark, allowing 93.3 points per game when on the road. Sacramento, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in home scoring.

Indiana won its last outing, a 97-83 result against the Celtics on January 14. The Pacers covered in that game as a 3.5-point favorite, while the 180 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Pacers grabbed a 97-83 win over the Celtics on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Danny Granger at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Sacramento lost its last outing, a 99-86 result against the Timberwolves on January 16. The Kings failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog, while the 185 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Marcus Thornton scored 12 points in a failed effort to lead the Kings to victory (they lost 99-86 to Minnesota at Target Center on Monday).

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing San Antonio are 1-9
After playing Minnesota are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Pacers at Kings trends to consider:
Indiana is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 6 games on the road
Indiana is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Sacramento's last 5 games at home
Sacramento is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
Sacramento is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana at Golden State, Friday, January 20
Sacramento at San Antonio, Friday, January 20

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