Cavs vs. Pacers Prediction
Will the Pacers cover as a home underdog versus the Cavs tonight at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Cavs are 3-point road favorites versus the Pacers while the over/under currently sits at 216 points. While the point spread hasn't moved, the total hit the board at 215.5 before climbing slightly to 216.
The Cavaliers have won three straight games and six of 10, covering in four of their last five games as well. In their 140-135 win over the Wizards in overtime on Monday, LeBron James turned in an epic performance, handing out a career-high 17 assists while scoring 32 points with seven rebounds and two steals. Kyrie Irving also added 23 points with five assists.
The Pacers are red-hot, winning seven straight games, including a 93-90 victory over the Thunder on Monday night as a 5-point home favorite. Paul George hit just 7-of-20 shots and 2-of-9 from 3-point range on his way to 21 points with eight rebounds and four assists. C.J. Miles started again and scored eight points in just 20 minutes.
OUR PREDICTION: The Cavaliers have been a horrible play in Indiana, going 0-6-1 against the spread in their last seven road games versus the Pacers and 0-7-1 against the number in their last eight games overall versus tonight's opponent. The home team has also been a great bet in this series, going 9-3-1 at the betting window in the last 13 games between these two teams.
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