Trends favor Pacers on Wednesday
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (The Spread) - The struggling Pacers are heavy dogs tonight at home against the Clippers but don't overlook them as a solid bet given the trends in this matchup.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Pacers are 7-point home underdogs for their 7:00PM ET meeting with the Clippers, while the over/under total for this game is sitting at 199.5. Los Angeles opened as a 6-point favorite but the line is climbing while the total opened at 199 and is being bet up as well.
The Clippers are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus the Pacers and 1-4 against the number in their last five road games versus Indiana. The home team, meanwhile, is a profitable 7-3 against the number in the last 10 meetings between these two teams overall.
Despite their issues, the Pacers are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games versus Western Conference opponents. They're also 7-1 ATS in their last eight games following an ATS loss, 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a straight up loss of more than 10 points and a perfect 5-0 ATS in their last five games following a double-digit loss at home.
The public loves the favorite tonight but the play might be on the home dog.