Pacers vs. Suns Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: Indiana. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pacers are listed as a 3.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 219 points. Indiana opened as a 4.5-point fave, while the total has remained steady at 219.
Who the Public Likes: Indiana. As of Sunday afternoon, 69 percent of bets have been placed on the Pacers.
Injury Report: Indiana center Myles Turner has missed the last two games with an elbow injury and is questionable for today. Glen Robinson III is targeting an early February return from ankle surgery. Edmond Sumner is out indefinitely with a knee injury. For the Suns, Isaiah Canaan is questionable with a groin injury. Josh Jackson missed the last game with a groin injury and is questionable. Marquese Chriss is doubtful with a hip flexor injury. Alan Williams is out until late March as he recovers from meniscus surgery. Brandon Knight is out for the season with a torn ACL.
Who the Trends Like: Indiana is 2-11 ATS in the last 13 meetings overall and 1-5 ATS in the last six meetings in Phoenix. The under is 5-2 in the last seven meetings.
Who We Like: The Pacers have had a ton of trouble with the Suns no matter where the game is played. Phoenix has won two of its last three home games including a 114-100 victory over Okahoma City. I like Devin Booker to have a big night and Phoenix to stay within the number and maybe even win outright.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: PHOENIX SUNS +3.5