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Pacers take on Wizards in hoops contest

Indiana PacersWashington Wizards
Feb 22, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards Odds

24-30TEAM RECORD15-39

The Wizards will try to cover the spread at Verizon Center on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Pacers in basketball action.

The Wizards are 15-39 so far on the season, and 20-34 ATS vs. the number. The Pacers, meanwhile, are 24-30 and 25-26-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Washington go 23-29-2 and the Pacers go 24-29-1 on the totals.

View Indiana vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wizards - Pacers odds would favor the Pacers if the lines were set according to power ranks. Washington is rated No. 29 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Pacers sit at No. 10. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 99-93 win for the Pacers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pacers rank No. 3 in the league with 43.9 per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 21 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington is the NBA’s No. 25-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Pacers rate No. 8 with 8 per contest.

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 102.5 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 in the league in scoring at home.

Indiana lost its last outing, a 115-109 result against the Pistons on February 16. The Pacers failed to cover in that game as a 1-point favorite, while the 224 combined points took the game OVER the total. Roy Hibbert went off for 29 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Detroit defeated Indiana, 115-109 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Wizards were a 101-76 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Magic. They failed to cover the 12.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (177) made winners of UNDER bettors. Washington was crushed on Wednesday, getting run out of the gym by Orlando and falling 101-76 at Amway Center.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 0-10
After playing Orlando are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Pacers at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing Washington
Indiana is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Indiana
Washington is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Washington's last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana home to Detroit, Wednesday, February 23
Washington at Philadelphia, Wednesday, February 23

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