The Pacers (-264) host the Warriors (+212) in a non-conference matchup. Indiana is favored by 7 points and the over/under is 250.5. The game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Golden State is 11th in the Western Conference with a record of 23-25. They have won two straight games. Indiana is 6th in the East with a record of 29-23 and they have also won two straight.


The Pick: Golden State Warriors +7

This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 8th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-113 in favor of the Pacers.
  • Our projections have Tyrese Haliburton finishing with Tyrese Haliburton points, 4 rebounds and 11 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.9% and knocking down 15 threes.

Can the Warriors Offense Score Enough in Indianapolis?

In their last game against the 76ers, the Warriors came away with a 127-104 win. The combined scoring in that game was 231 points, which was well below the O/U line of 236. Golden State was favored by 4 points going into the game.

Golden State’s O/U record for the season is 27-20-1, and their last two games have gone under the posted totals. On average, their games have seen 237 points scored, which is lower than today’s line of 250.5.

The Warriors have won their last two games and are currently 11th in the Western Conference with a record of 23-25. In non-conference games, they are 11-6 compared to 12-19 against Western Conference opponents.

Against the spread, the Warriors are 24-23 for the season and have covered in their last two games. On the road, their ATS record is 14-8 compared to 10-15 at home.

As underdogs, the Warriors are 4-15 this season and have lost three straight games as underdogs. Today, they are getting 7 points and have an average scoring differential of -3.6 points per game as underdogs.

This season, the Warriors are 6th in the NBA in scoring at 118.9 points per game. Interestingly, they have actually scored more on the road (119.6) than at home (118.3).

When looking at their offensive style, Golden State is 9th in pace at 100 possessions per game. In terms of shooting, they are 18th in field goal percentage at 47%. However, they are one of the league’s top three-point shooting teams, ranking 4th in both makes (14.8) and attempts (39.6).

So far, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.4% of their games, and they are 11th in true shooting percentage. When it comes to two-point shooting, they are 17th in percentage (54%).

At this time, the Warriors’ defense is positioned 20th in the NBA, permitting 118.1 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Warriors defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.7% while allowing 35.8% from downtown.

Can the Pacers Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

Indiana has gone 28-22 against the spread this season, including a 14-12 record at home. However, they have failed to cover the spread in their last three home games.

In their last game against the Rockets, the Pacers won 132-129 as 8.5-point favorites. The O/U line for that game was 244.5 points.

This season, the Pacers have a 31-21 O/U record, and 43 of their games have had lower over/under lines than today’s (250.5). On average, their games have finished with 246.8 points.

Indiana is currently 6th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 29-23. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 22-13 and 9-2 against Central Division opponents.

At home, the Pacers have an average scoring margin of +5.7 points per game. Their straight-up record at home is 17-10, and they have won three straight games as the favorite.

Indiana’s ATS record as the favorite is 11-11, and they are favored by 7 points today. As the favorite, they have a scoring margin of +9.2 PPG.

This season, the Pacers have been the NBA’s highest-scoring team, averaging 124.3 points per game. At home, they have been even better, averaging 126.9 points per game.

Indiana has been extremely efficient on offense, ranking first in field goal percentage at 50%. They are also the NBA’s top team in two-point field goal percentage at 58%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pacers are 8th in made threes at 13.7 per game. Overall, they are hitting 38% of their shots from beyond the arc.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Pacers is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 122.5 points per game (28th). When it comes to forced turnovers, the Pacers are forcing 13 per game, which is 19th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 8th in blocked shots at 5.9 per game.