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Oladipo Is Taking the Red-Hot Pacers To New Heights

The Indiana Pacers are coming off a huge win over the red-hot Cleveland Cavaliers and will look to win their fourth game and 10th in the last 13th contests when they welcome the Denver Nuggets to town on Sunday.

MyBookie opened the Pacers 5-point home favorites with a total of 217.

Shark Bites
  • The Nuggets are 1-4 ATS in their last five road games.
  • The OVER is 5-2 in the last seven meetings in Indiana.
  • The Pacers are 1-4 ATS in their last five vs NBA Northwest.

Indy ended Cleveland’s 13-game winning streak in impressive fashion thanks to 33 points from Victor Oladipo. Oladipo, who was acquired by Indiana in the Paul George with Oklahoma City in the offseason, is averaging a team and career-high 23.6 points on the year. In four games this month, he’s averaging 28 points on 53.9 percent shooting, seven rebounds and 4.3 assists.

Denver allowed Dallas and New Orleans to average 122.5 points in back-to-back setbacks before opening their current road trip with a win over the Orlando Magic on Friday. The Nuggets got a strong performance from their bench, as the unit had three players score in double figures led by Kenneth Faried’s 20 points and 10 rebounds.

According to recent history, Denver has had no issues covering the spread against the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. In the Nuggets’ last six meetings with the Pacers in Indiana, they’re 5-1 ATS.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Indiana Pacers opened as -5.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 219.5 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 112-102 result in favor of the Pacers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Denver Nuggets vs Indiana Pacers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Indiana Pacers sit at 15-11 (16-10 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Denver Nuggets are currently 14-11 (10-15 ATS). Looking to bet on the points scored total? Indiana is 12-13-1 OU and Denver is 11-14 OU. This season the Indiana Pacers are 15-11 overall and 16-10 ATS against the number, while the Denver Nuggets are 14-11 and 10-15 ATS. As for the totals, Indiana is 12-13-1 on the OU, and Denver is 11-14. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Indiana vs Denver injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 16-rated Denver Nuggets taking on the No. 15-rated Indiana Pacers in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Indiana's No. 16-rated NBA squad against Denver's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Indiana rates No. 19 in the league with 10 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 14 with 10.7 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kenneth Faried scored 20 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Denver over Orlando, 103-89, on Friday at Amway Center.

The Cavaliers were burned for 33 points by Victor Oladipo on Friday as the Pacers picked up a 106-102 win at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Denver is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Denver is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Denver is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Denver is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Indiana
  • Indiana is 9-3 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Indiana is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • Indiana is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Indiana is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Denver at Detroit, Tuesday, December 12th
Indiana home to Oklahoma City, Wednesday, December 13th

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