Wizards vs. Pacers Prediction
Will the Pacers cover as a home favorite tonight when they host the Wizards at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Pacers are 5.5-point home favorites versus the Wizards after opening as a 5-point favorite late last night. As for the total, the number hit the board at 212 and has been bet up to 212.5.
WIZARDS KEY TRENDS: The Wizards are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games overall and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game. That said, they have struggled to cover on the road, going 2-5 against the number in their last seven games away from their home court. They're also just 3-10 at the betting window in their last 13 games playing on no rest.
PACERS KEY TRENDS: The Pacers are a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, have covered in five of their last seven games versus Eastern Conference foes and are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games playing on only one day of rest. They are, however, just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games when coming off a successful cover in their previous contest.
OUR PREDICTION: The Wizards have been a great bet against the Pacers, covering in all six of their last six games in Indiana. The road team is also 19-7 against the spread in the last 26 games between these two teams while the underdog is 18-5 against the number in the last 23 meetings between these two teams. Washington has won five of six and rallied late to beat the Clippers on Sunday, 117-110. Bradley Beal continues to score at will, producing 41 points in the victory over L.A. The Wizards are a good underdog play tonight.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: WASHINGTON WIZARDS +5.5