Warriors vs. Pacers NBA Prediction
The Warriors and Pacers will meet in Indiana on Wednesday night as part of ESPN’s NBA double header at 7:30 p.m. ET. With the Warriors catching 2-point as a road underdog and the total sitting at 228.5 points, what’s the safest play in this matchup?
501 Golden State Warriors (+2) at 502 Indiana Pacers (-2); o/u 228.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Venue: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
Golden State Warriors DFS Spin
Stephen Curry tallied 37 points (9-of-22 FGs, 12-of-12 FTs), six rebounds, six assists, two steals and seven 3-pointers in 37 minutes Tuesday vs. the Knicks. Following the game, Curry touched on the circumstances surrounding his late scratch from Saturday’s loss to the Hornets due to illness. "I was disoriented, and the room was spinning a bit. ... That was a tough call, but the right one,” Curry said. He has now scored 30 points or more in seven of his 11 games played this month, averaging nearly 35 points per. Something else to watch given how much he’s being asked to do as a playmaker is the turnover count. Curry had just two in Tuesday’s win, and he’s had three or fewer in nine games this month.
Indiana Pacers DFS Spin
Domantas Sabonis hit 13-of-21 shots, a 3-pointer and 9-of-11 free throws for 36 points, 17 rebounds, 10 assists, three steals and a block in Wednesday's overtime win against the Timberwolves. Sabonis had to be licking his chops going up against the likes of Jaden McDaniels and Jarred Vanderbilt tonight and he came through with a season high in points, his second straight triple-double and his ninth of the season. Beast.
Warriors vs. Pacers Betting Prediction
The Warriors are just 5-13 against the spread in their last 18 trips to Indiana and are 5-17-1 at the betting window in their last 23 games playing the second game of a back-to-back. Golden State is also 2-5 against the spread in its last seven games as an underdog and 2-5 against the number in its last seven games when facing a team like Indiana that has a winning record overall.
NBA BETTING PREDICTION: INDIANA PACERS -2