At 7:00 ET, the Indiana Pacers (-688) will host the Brooklyn Nets (+485) in an Eastern Conference matchup. The over/under line for the game is 229.5.

Indiana is favored by 12.5 and is 6th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 42-33. Brooklyn is 11th in the East with a record of 29-46.

BROOKLYN NETS VS INDIANA PACERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +12.5

This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse at 7:00 ET on Monday, April 1st.

WHY BET THE BROOKLYN NETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-107 in favor of the Pacers.
  • Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.1% and knocking down 13 threes.

Do the Nets Stand a Chance in Indianapolis?

As the underdog, the Nets have gone 13-38 this season. They have lost their last two games straight up but have covered the spread in their last two games. The Nets are 32-40 against the spread this season, going 13-25 ATS on the road and 19-15 ATS at home.

Brooklyn’s road record for the season is 12-26, and they have won their last two games on the road. On average, they are being outscored by 6.4 points per game on the road.

In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are in 11th place with a record of 29-46. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 21-25 compared to 8-21 against the West.

This season, the average over/under line in Nets games is 225.1, which is lower than today’s line of 229.5. Brooklyn has a 37-38-0 O/U record for the season, with 24 of their games finishing with lower scoring totals than today’s line.

In their most recent game, the Nets lost to the Lakers by a score of 116-104. The O/U line for that game was 225, and Brooklyn was a 6.5-point underdog going into the game.

So far this season, the Nets have struggled to score on the road, averaging 109.1 points per game. Overall, they are 24th in the league in scoring at 111.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 28th at 45%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Nets are 8th in the league in both three-pointers made and attempted. However, they are just 17th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%. In terms of pace, they are 21st in the league at 96.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the Nets are 27th in the league at 52%. In terms of free throw attempts, they are 24th in the league at 20.7 per game. Overall, the Nets are 18th in assists at 26.1 per game.

So far, the Nets’ defense is ranked 14th in the league at 113.5 points per contest. The Brooklyn defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.4% of their field goal attempts vs. Brooklyn.

Does Indiana Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Indiana has a record of 42-33 this season and is currently 6th in the Eastern Conference. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 28-18 compared to 14-15 in non-conference games.

As the favorite this season, the Pacers are 21-16 and have gone 17-20 against the spread as the favorite. Today, they are favored by 12.5 points and have a scoring margin of +5.8 points per game as the favorite.

Indiana’s last game was a 109-90 win over the Lakers. The O/U line for that game was 244.5, and the Pacers were favored by 3.5 points. This improved their ATS record to 40-33.

The average O/U line in Indiana’s games this season is 242 points, and their games have averaged 243.3 points per game. The under has hit in their last two games.

Indiana’s home ATS record for the season is 19-17, and they have an average scoring differential of +5.4 points per game at home. Overall, their home record is 22-15.

When it comes to scoring, the Pacers have been the best team in the league this season, averaging 122.7 points per game. At home, they have been even better, scoring 124.7 points per game.

Indiana has been an excellent shooting team this season, hitting 50% of their shots overall. They have been especially good inside the arc, making 58% of their two-point attempts.

So far, the Pacers have been above the NBA scoring average in 70.7% of their games. They are also the top team in the league in assists, averaging 30.6 per game.

So far, the Pacers’ defense is ranked 28th in the league at 120.5 points per contest. The Indiana defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.8% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Indiana.