Pacers vs. Wizards Prediction
Will the over cash when the Wizards host the Pacers tonight at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are 5-point home favorites versus the Pacers while the over/under is sitting at 214.5 points. While the point spread hasn't moved off the original number of 5, the over/under has been bet down from 217.5 to 214.5.
Indiana enters play with a 7-3 record over its last 10 games and is also 5-4-1 against the spread during that span. In their 132-117 loss to the Cavaliers on Wednesday, C.J. Miles scored 23 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field, while Myles Turner chipped in 16 points and seven rebounds in the loss.
Washington is 8-2 over its last 10 games and cashed in seven of those 10 games. In their 114-110 win over the Nets in overtime on Wednesday, Bradley Beal hit 12-of-25 shots and three 3-pointers to score 31 points. John Wall also racked up 23 points, 12 assists and two blocks, while Otto Porter picked up his ninth double-double of the season with 20 points, 10 rebounds and one assist.
OUR PREDICTION: The over has cashed in eight of the last nine meetings between these two teams and is 4-1 in the last five meetings in Washington. The over is also 5-0 in the Pacers' last five games versus a team with a winning record and is 7-1 in their last eight road games versus an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Wizards' last five games overall and is 4-1 in their last five home games.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: PACERS/WIZARDS OVER 214.5