Pacers vs. Suns Prediction
The Suns should add to their impressive win column on Saturday night when they host the struggling Pacers at 9:00 p.m. ET. That said, Phoenix has had issues covering against Indiana in previous meetings and is a 12-point home favorite. Are the Pacers a good value for bettors?
559 Indiana Pacers (+12) at 560 Phoenix Suns (-12); o/u 217.5
9:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, January 22, 2022
Venue: Footprint Center, Phoenix, AZ
Indiana Pacers DFS Notes
Malcolm Brogdon (right Achilles soreness) is being considered questionable for Saturday’s game against the Suns. Brogdon has appeared in just two games in the last month, and he just can’t seem to shake his Achilles injury. Caris LeVert (calf) is also questionable, and if he can go and Brogdon can’t, he’ll continue to do the heavy lifting on offense.
Phoenix Suns DFS Notes
Deandre Ayton (right ankle sprain) will not play in Saturday’s game against the Pacers. This will be his third straight game missed, and being ruled out so far in advance does not bode well for his return all too soon. Javale McGee has been starting at the five, but Bismack Biyombo has outplayed him in both games without Ayton, so he officially looks like the Phoenix big you want to target tomorrow.
Pacers vs. Suns NBA Betting Prediction
The Pacers have covered the spread in seven of their last 10 games against the Suns and are 5-1 against the number in their last six games in Phoenix. Indiana is also 5-2 against the spread in its last seven games coming off a win, is 4-1 against the number in its last five games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600 and is 10-1 ATS in its last 11 Saturday games. On the other side, the Suns have covered just eight time in their last 31 home games when coming off a road trip of seven or more days.
NBA BETTING PREDICTION: INDIANA PACERS +12