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Pacers vs Hornets Betting Matchup Report

New Orleans HornetsIndiana Pacers
Nov 21, 7:00 PM | Bankers Life Fieldhouse

New Orleans Hornets vs Indiana Pacers Odds


Bankers Life Fieldhouse features an NBA battle between the host Indiana Pacers and the visiting New Orleans Hornets in betting action on Wednesday.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Pacers currently sports a record of 5-7, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-7 ATS. The Hornets are 3-6 and 6-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Pacers post a 3-9 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Hornets have gone 5-4 against the number.

View New Orleans vs Indiana Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Pacers in this one, they were listed earlier as 7-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 183.5 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 14-rated Hornets taking on the No. 7-rated Pacers in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 91-87 win for the Pacers on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hornets rank No. 23 in the league with 40.7 per game. That compares with Indiana’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Indiana is the NBA’s No. 22-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Hornets rate No. 15 with 6.6 per contest.

Defensively, the Hornets feature the league's No. 19-rated defense on the road, giving up 99.7 points per game. Indiana, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for New Orleans, they were a 102-80 loser as they battled the Knicks at home. The Hornets failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog, while 182 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New Orleans was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by New York and falling 102-80 at New Orleans Arena.

The Pacers were a 96-89 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Wizards. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (185) made winners of OVER bettors. Washington was victimized by David West for 30 points as the Pacers defeated the Wizards 96-89 in NBA action on Monday.

New Orleans Hornets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 5-5
After playing New York are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing San Antonio are 3-7
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Hornets at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games when playing Indiana
New Orleans is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Indiana
New Orleans is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games when playing New Orleans
Indiana is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Indiana's last 15 games when playing at home against New Orleans

Next up:
New Orleans at Phoenix, Friday, November 23
Indiana home to San Antonio, Friday, November 23