Denver vs Indiana Recap - Pacers Win 119-80
The battle between the Pacers and Nuggets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Denver was handed a 119-80 defeat on Monday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Pacers were a 10.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 197.5.
Indiana got 25 points from David West and another 14 points from Roy Hibbert. George Hill contributed 5 assists, while Roy Hibbert cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Denver got 17 points from Wilson Chandler in a losing cause and another 12 points from J.J. Hickson. Randy Foye contributed 10 assists for the Nuggets, while J.J. Hickson had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Indiana were victorious, as the score was 61-40 at the break.
Indiana had a 56-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Indiana heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.