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Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/15/2023

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Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 12/15/2023:
  • Take the Pacers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Wizards (+8)
  • Our NBA model projects 227 points, and we suggest taking the under

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Preview

Planning on watching today’s Pacers and Wizards game? Catch the action at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC, as the Wizards hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on MNMT.

The Pacers are the favorites in this Eastern conference matchup the against the Wizards. The over/under for the game is set at 258 points. Check out BetCoco for Washington Wizards – Indiana Pacers odds

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

In the last three head-to-head matchups, the Pacers are averaging 125 points per game, compared to the Wizards at 119. These figures have led to Indiana posting a record of 2-1.

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Indiana has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 130 per game. The team went 6-4 overall in these games.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Wizards offense has averaged 113 points per game while allowing an average of 129. Washington posted an overall record of 1-4 while going 2-3 ATS.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Wizards have a straight up record of 1-9 and an ATS mark of 4-6.
  • The Pacers have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 2-1 straight up and 2-1 against the spread.

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Prediction

Over their last ten games, the Pacers are 6-4 and have an overall record of 13-9. In the Eastern Conference, the Pacers are in 5th place and are 2nd in the Central division.

In terms of the spread, Indiana currently holds an ATS record of 13-9, which is above .500. This season, Indiana has a 6-5 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 7-4 as underdogs.

Indiana games have surpassed the over/under line in two straight games, resulting in an overall record of 18-4-0. Their games have an ongoing average of 263.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 240.5.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Indiana’s offense scored 126 points against the Bucks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45%, and they went 25/32 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring is Tyrese Haliburton, who is averaging 26.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Myles Turner also maintains a PPG average of 17.6 heading into game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Pacers is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 125.5 points per game (29th).

So far this season, the Pacers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 2nd in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 28.7 times per game vs. Indiana.

Coming into their matchup with the Pacers, the Wizards have an overall record of 3-20 and will be trying to end a six game losing skid. In the Eastern Conference, the Wizards are in 14th place and are 5th in the Southeast division.

Washington arrives with an ATS record of 9-14 for the season up to this point. On the road, the Wizards have an ATS record of 8-6 compared to a 1-8 record vs. the spread at home.

The over/under record for the Wizards stands at 14-9-0 so far this season. The average points per game in their played games is 263.0, with an average over/under line of 239.3.

In their latest game, the Wizards offense put up 122 points against the Pelicans. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.2% and made 19 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Kyle Kuzma, who holds an average of 23 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jordan Poole is averaging 16.5 points per game this season.

So far, the Wizards’ defense is ranked 30th in the league at 127.0 points per contest.

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Wizards defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 58.4% while allowing 37.0% from downtown.

Coming in as 8 point favorites, our projections have the Pacers picking up a 116-111 win.

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Betting Tips

  • Take the Pacers on the moneyline
  • On the spread, we like Wizards (+8)
  • Our NBA model projects 227 points, and we suggest taking the under

Washington Wizards Injury Report

  • Delon Wright – Knee – Out
  • Landry Shamet – Rib – Out
  • Jordan Poole – Ankle – Questionable
  • Eugene Omoruyi – Concussion – Questionable
  • Johnny Davis – Calf – Out
  • Ryan Rollins – Knee – Out

Indiana Pacers Injury Report

  • Jalen Smith – Knee – Out
  • Andrew Nembhard – Knee – Out

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