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Pacers battle vs Bobcats highlights NBA odds

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Jan 7, 7:00 PM | Conseco Fieldhouse

Charlotte Bobcats vs Indiana Pacers Odds


Indiana looks to cover the Pacers-Bobcats pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 5-2 mark when they host Charlotte in NBA action.

Supporters of the Bobcats have seen them go 2-5 and 3-4 ATS so far this season, while the Pacers are at 5-2 and 4-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Pacers are 3-4, while the Bobcats are 5-2.

View Charlotte vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bobcats are listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 190.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 22-rated Pacers and the No. 10-ranked Bobcats, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 98-86 result in favor of the Pacers.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bobcats rank No. 8 in the league with 44.6 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is the NBA’s No. 14-ranked team at 6.7 per game, while the Bobcats rate No. 19 with 5.7 per contest.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bobcats own the league's No. 30-rated mark, allowing 118 points per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in home scoring.

Charlotte was a 102-96 loser in its last match at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 1.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 198 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Bobcats got a 21-point performance from D.J. Augustin, who added 12 assists, but Atlanta still ran past Charlotte 102-96 on Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Pacers were an 87-74 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Celtics. They covered the 6–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (161) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Pacers grabbed an 87-74 win over the Celtics on Friday, behind a 15-point effort from Danny Granger at TD Garden.

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Bobcats at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 7 games when playing Indiana
Charlotte is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 5 games at home
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Indiana is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Charlotte at New York, Monday, January 9
Indiana at Philadelphia, Monday, January 9