Pacers open as NBA underdog vs Spurs
Indiana Pacers vs San Antonio Spurs Odds
The Spurs hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Monday as the Pacers pay a visit to AT&T Center in NBA betting action.
The Spurs sport records of 3-0 and 1-1-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Pacers sit at 2-1 and 2-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1 for the Spurs and 1-2 for the Pacers.
The visitors opened as 6.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, while the total was hovering around 194.5 at most shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 4-rated Pacers taking on the No. 3-rated Spurs in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 100-98 win for the Spurs on Monday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features San Antonio's No. 25-rated squad against Indiana's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, San Antonio rates No. 19 in the league with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 22 with 5.3 per outing.
Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 89 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the league in scoring at home.
Last time out for Indiana, they were a 106-98 winner as they battled the Kings at home. The Pacers covered in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 204 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Indiana got 18 points from David West en route to a 106-98 victory over Sacramento on Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Spurs were a 110-100 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Jazz. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (210) made winners of OVER bettors. Tony Parker scored 24 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading San Antonio over Utah, 110-100, on Saturday at AT&T Center.
Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Sacramento are 2-8
After a win are 5-5
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing LA Clippers are 9-1
After playing Utah are 5-5
After a win are 9-1
A few Pacers at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Indiana's last 19 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Indiana's last 10 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Indiana
San Antonio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana
San Antonio is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
San Antonio is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Indiana at Atlanta, Wednesday, November 7
San Antonio at LA Clippers, Wednesday, November 7