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Pacers vs Wizards NBA Game Preview

Indiana PacersWashington Wizards
Nov 19, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards Odds

4-7TEAM RECORD0-8

The Wizards will hit the floor running against the visiting Indiana Pacers on Monday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

Washington will face the 4-7 Pacers, who own a 4-7 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Wizards are 2-6 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pacers are 2-9 favoring the OVER.

View Indiana vs Washington Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Wizards and the No. 7-ranked Pacers, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 88-82 result in favor of the Pacers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 86.6 PPG, against a Pacers defense that ranks No. 2 at 90.1 PPG. The Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 40.1% so far, less than the Pacers shooters have achieved on the year, 40.5% per game.

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, giving up 93 points per game. Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Indiana was an 88-76 loser on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (164) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Indiana suffered an 88-76 loss against New York on Sunday, getting 20 points from Paul George in a losing effort at Madison Square Garden.

Washington was an 83-76 loser in its last match at home against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 159 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Wizards endured an 83-76 loss at the hands of the Jazz on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Jordan Crawford at Verizon Center.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing New Orleans are 6-4
After playing New York are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Utah are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8

A few Pacers at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Indiana's last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana home to New Orleans, Wednesday, November 21
Washington at Atlanta, Wednesday, November 21