Golden State Warriors vs Indiana Pacers Odds
NBA betting interest will be piqued on Tuesday when the Warriors of Golden State hit the hard court against the Pacers of Indiana.
The Pacers bring a 35-21 record (32-24 ATS) to the battle against the 33-23 Warriors, who are 29-25-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana go 24-32 so far and the Warriors go 34-21-1. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The Warriors were listed as 8-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 197.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Pacers and the No. 7-ranked Warriors, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 101-96 result in favor of the Pacers.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 1-rated squad against Golden State's No. 3-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 15 in the league with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 9 with 7.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Warriors feature the league's No. 28-rated defense on the road, giving up 104.5 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 100-99 winner as they battled the Timberwolves on the road. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite, while 199 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State got 23 points from Jarrett Jack en route to a 100-99 victory over Minnesota on Sunday at Target Center.
Last time out for Indiana, they were a 90-72 winner as they battled the Pistons on the road. The Pacers covered in the match as a 5-point favorite, while 162 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Indiana got 17 points from George Hill en route to a 90-72 victory over Detroit on Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Warriors at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Golden State's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Golden State's last 22 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Golden State's last 15 games
Golden State is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Indiana
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Golden State
Indiana is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home
Indiana is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 8 games at home
Golden State at New York, Wednesday, February 27
Indiana home to LA Clippers, Thursday, February 28