Indiana vs New Orleans Wrap - Indiana Wins 81-75
David West went off for 25 points and added 7 rebounds leading Indiana over New Orleans, 81-75, on Saturday at New Orleans Arena.
Indiana was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 178.5.
Indiana got 17 points from Paul George and another 12 points from George Hill. George Hill contributed 6 assists, while Paul George cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Hornets got a 24-point performance from Robin Lopez, who was supported by 14 points from Greivis Vasquez. Greivis Vasquez had 8 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Robin Lopez grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Orleans were victorious, as the score was 46-29 at the break.
Indiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-42.
Indiana looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bulls. The Hornets will aim to get back on the winning track at Orlando.