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Trail Blazers vs Pacers Betting Matchup Report

Indiana PacersPortland Trail Blazers
Jan 23, 10:00 PM | Rose Garden

Indiana Pacers vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds

26-16TEAM RECORD20-21

Portland will look to improve on its 20-21 record on Wednesday when they host Indiana in NBA odds action at Rose Garden.

The Pacers will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 22-20 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Trail Blazers are 18-21-2 ATS. Indiana is 16-26 against the total, while Portland is 19-22 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

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Betting Line:
Those backing the visitors in this one found the Pacers listed as 1-point underdogs earlier at Bovada. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER line for this game was set at 186 at BetOnline but may have moved since opening.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 19 (Trail Blazers) and the No. 4 (Pacers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 96-92 result in favor of the Pacers is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Portland's No. 15-ranked offense (97 PPG) against a Pacers defense that ranks No. 1 at 89.1 PPG. The Trail Blazers have averaged 43.4% from the field per game, more than the Pacers have managed so far this season (42.3% on average).

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, giving up 90.7 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Indiana, they were an 82-81 winner as they battled the Grizzlies on the road. The Pacers covered in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 163 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Pacers grabbed an 82-81 win over the Grizzlies on Monday, behind a 14-point effort from David West at FedExForum.

In their last action, Portland was a 98-95 loser at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (193) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Portland got 18 points from Damian Lillard but lost anyway 98-95 against the Wizards on Monday at Rose Garden.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Clippers are 8-2
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Pacers at Trail Blazers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Indiana's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games on the road
Indiana is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games at home
Portland is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games when playing at home against Indiana

Next up:
Indiana at Utah, Saturday, January 26
Portland home to LA Clippers, Saturday, January 26