The Indiana Pacers, after completing a home-and-home set vs the Minnesota Timberwolves, hit the road for a matchup with the Denver Nuggets Sunday night. Denver won the first matchup of the season on Jan. 2, 124-116.
Let’s take a closer look at where the value is at in this matchup.
- Indiana Pacers: +102
- Denver Nuggets: -116
- Indiana Pacers +1.5: -110
- Denver Nuggets -1.5: -110
- Over 213.5: -110
- Under 213.5: -110
Key Points to Consider
Last Time Out for Indy: Indy will look to build of their recent momentum, sweeping the set vs Minny. Malcolm Brogdon has been the point of consistency, but it has been others stepping up that has kept the Pacers playing at a level higher than expected. TJ Warren stepped up last time out with 28 points and 5 rebounds.
Last Time Out for Denver: Denver heads into this win having won three in a row, entering the weekend with a one-game lead over Utah in the Northwest Division. Will Barton led them last time out with 31 points and 7 assists vs Golden State.
Some Numbers: Some Numbers: Indiana is No. 19th in the league in scoring offense, No. 23 in rebounding, and No. 7 in scoring defense. Deniver is No. 18 on scoring offense, No. 19 in rebounding, No. 3 in assists and No. 5 in scoring defense,
ATS: Denver is 4-1 against the spread (ATS) in its like five games after giving up 100 points or more the last time out.
For the Pacers, TJ Warren is projected to finish with 18 points on 51% shooting, 8 assists, 4 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block.
For the Nuggets, Nikola Jokic is projected to finish with 23 points on 57% shooting, 11 rebounds, 8 assists, and 1 steal.
Nuggets to cover.
Two-star (out of four) hot trend pick on the spread here. Average margin victory for Denver is +4.9 points.
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