Lakers vs. Pacers Prediction & Odds
The Lakers are slight road favorites versus the Pacers on Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. ET but they’ve also stunk against Indiana in previous meetings. Are the Pacers the play tonight as a home dog?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
519 Los Angeles Lakers (-1) at 520 Indiana Pacers (+1); o/u 240.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, February 2, 2023
Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Lakers vs. Pacers Public Betting Information
Our NBA Public Betting Information page indicates that 52% of public bettors are currently backing the Lakers when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
Los Angeles Lakers DFS Spin
Anthony Davis (right foot stress injury) is probable for Thursday's game against the Pacers. Davis should be good to go after playing 37 minutes in Tuesday's win over the Knicks. He was supposed to be limited to 30-32 minutes, but the game went to overtime, and AD was on the court for all five of those minutes. His return has cut into Thomas Bryant's playing time and fantasy value.
Indiana Pacers DFS Spin
Rick Carlisle said that he expects Tyrese Haliburton (sprained left elbow, sprained left knee) to play Thursday against the Lakers. Haliburton's return will mean the end for T.J. McConnell's streaming value. McConnell has been a top-75 asset in 9-cat leagues over the past two weeks, but he'll be limited in a return to a role off the bench. That is the first leg of a back-to-back, so it wouldn't be shocking to see Haliburton get the night off on Friday, which would give McConnell one more game of solid value.
Lakers vs. Pacers NBA Betting Trends
Over is 12-3 in the last 15 meetings in Indiana
Over is 14-6 in Lakers last 20 road games
Over is 40-19-1 in Pacers last 60 home games
Under is 4-1 in Pacers last 5 when their opponent allows 100 points or more in their previous game
Lakers vs. Pacers NBA Prediction:
The Lakers are 1-5 against the spread in their last six games in Indiana and are just 2-6 against the number in their last eight games versus the Pacers overall. The Lakers are also just 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 road games versus a team with a winning home record, are 2-6 against the number in their last eight games after scoring more than 125 points in their previous game and are 2-7 ATS in their last nine road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. On the other side, the Pacers have covered in seven of their last 10 home games and in 12 of their last 17 games versus a team with a losing record.
NBA BETTING PREDICTION: INDIANA PACERS +1