Can Pacers cover in Brooklyn?
The Indiana Pacers look to pick up a needed road win tonight at 6PM ET when they face the Brooklyn Nets.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pacers are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -4.5 points against the Nets. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 202.5 points.
Indiana is 38-33 overall, 16-20 on the road and 35-35-1 against the spread. Brooklyn is 20-51 overall, 13-24 at home and 36-34-1 against the spread. Indiana has won both meetings with the Nets this season, but the Nets are 4-2 against the spread in the last six games in this series.
The Pacers find themselves tied with the Pistons for the final two spots in the Eastern Conference playoffs. They need this win against a bad Brooklyn team and they are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games against a losing team. The Nets are just 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games following a win and they had a big 104-95 win over the Cavs on Thursday. Look for them to come out flat against the motivated Pacers tonight.
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