|NBA Clippers vs. Pacers Picks & Predictions for Thursday, February 28, 2013|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Thursday, 28 February 2013 15:43|
Clippers vs. Pacers Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the Pacers as 1-point favorites versus the Clippers, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 191.5. Los Angeles is 41-18 overall while Indiana comes into tonight’s game with a 36-21 overall record.
LINE MOVEMENT: This game opened as a pick’em but the spread has been bet up to Indiana -1, while the over/under opened at 189 and is now up to 191, 191.5 or 192 depending on what book you view.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 53% of NBA public bettors currently favor the Clippers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
NBA FREE PICK: Take Los Angeles. According to latest NBA trends, Clippers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Central, 22-8 ATS in their last 30 after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game and 18-8 ATS in their last 26 games following a SU win of more than 10 points.Indiana is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games.
The Clippers (41-18 SU, 33-26 ATS, 32-27 O/U) have won two straight games. They beat Charlotte at home on Tuesday, 106-84. Indiana (36-21 SU, 33-24 ATS, 24-32-1 O/U) will be without center Roy Hibbert, who is suspended for this game. They have won five straight games including a 108-97 victory over Golden State on Tuesday, giving 8.5..Hibbert was ejected after a brawl with Golden State on Tuesday, and received a one-game suspension. The Clippers are still four games behind San Antonio in the West. With Hibbert out, the Pacers will miss his 7-foot-2 frame inside to protect the rim. Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan should have field days with Hibbert out. They combined to go 17-for-20 from the floor in a 106-84 rout of Charlotte on Wednesday. Chris Paul had 13 of Los Angeles' season-high 34 assists. Jamal Crawford is back after his wife gave birth as he missed the Charlotte game. Since returning from a knee injury, Danny Granger is just 2-for-17 from the floor in a total of 38 minutes. LA Clippers visits Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis to take on the Indiana Pacers at 7pmET on Thursday.
2013 NBA FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS +1