Kings vs. Pacers Pick
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Pacers are a 5-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 210 points.
Sacramento comes in with a 1-5 record following a 110-83 home loss to the Wizards. Indiana is 3-3 after a 97-94 home win versus the Spurs. Indiana won both meetings straight up last season and went 1-0-1 ATS. The over-under was 1-1.
The Kings were led by Bogdan Bogdanovic in the loss to Washington as he had 15 points and four steals. Frank Mason III scored 11 points off the bench, while Skal Labissiere and Malachi Richardson each scored 10 off the bench. Sacramento was outscored 35-16 in the first quarter.
Indiana was paced by Victor Oladipo in the win over San Antonio as he tallied 23 points, five assists and four rebounds. Domantas Sabonis had 22 points and 12 rebounds. Bojan Bogdanovic contributed 15 points and eight boards. Thaddeus Young added 12 points and five rebounds.
The under is 4-1 in the last five meetings. Sacramento is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings in Indiana.
Expect the Pacers to be a little slow-footed defensively on a back-to-back after a big win. Indiana likes to push the tempo anyway, while Sacramento is poor defensively. This has all the makings of a shootout.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: KINGS/PACERS OVER 210