NBA odds preview - Pacers vs. Nets
|Indiana Pacers||Brooklyn Nets|
|6-0||November 09, 2013, 07:30 | Barclays Center||2-3|
The Nets hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Saturday as the Pacers pay a visit to Barclays Center in NBA betting action.
The Nets sport a record of 2-3 and 2-3 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Pacers sit at 6-0 and 4-2 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-2 for the Nets and 1-5 for the Pacers. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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Bettors looking to back the visiting Pacers before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 187 at TopBet.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Nets at No. 6 and the Pacers at No. 8 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 97-85 result in favor of the Pacers.
The Pacers were a 91-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Raptors. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (175) made winners of UNDER bettors. Paul George scored 23 points leading the Pacers to a 91-84 victory over Toronto at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday.
Brooklyn lost its last outing, a 112-108 result against the Wizards on November 8. The Nets failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite, while the 220 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Nets endured a 112-108 loss at the hands of the Wizards on Friday, despite a 23-point effort from Brook Lopez at Verizon Center.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Brooklyn's No. 19-rated squad against Indiana's No. 11-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Brooklyn rates No. 22 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 8.17 per outing.
Indiana at Vancouver, Monday, November 11th
Brooklyn at Sacramento, Wednesday, November 13th