At 8:00 ET, the Pacers (+221) will travel to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder (-276) in a non-conference matchup. The Thunder are currently favored by 7 points and have won three straight games. The over/under line for this game is set at 241.

This game will be played at Paycom Center and can be seen on BSO.

INDIANA PACERS VS OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER BETTING PICK

The Pick: Indiana Pacers +7

This game will be played at Paycom Center at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, March 12th.

WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-114 in favor of the Pacers.
  • Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.2% and knocking down 12 threes.

Are Indiana Ready for a Road Win?

Indiana’s O/U record for the season is 34-31, and they have hit the under in two straight games. Today’s O/U line is set at 241 points, and the Pacers have averaged 244.5 points per game this season.

In their most recent game, the Pacers defeated the Magic by a score of 111-97. The O/U line for that game was 222 points. Indiana covered the spread as 1-point underdogs.

As the underdog, the Pacers have covered the spread in two straight games and have an ATS record of 20-12 as the underdog. On the road, they are 17-14 ATS compared to 17-15 at home.

This season, Indiana is 18-16 as the underdog and has a 36-29 overall record. In the Eastern Conference, they are currently in 7th place and are 3rd in the Central Division.

On average, the Pacers’ games have scored 244.5 points this season. Today’s O/U line is set at 241 points, and Indiana has a season-long O/U record of 34-31.

The Pacers come into this game as the top-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 123.1 points per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 120.3 points per game away from home.

Indiana leads the NBA in field goal percentage at 50% and is also the top team in two-point shooting at 58%. However, they are just 13th in three-point attempts and 8th in three-point shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, the Pacers are 2nd in the league at 101.5 possessions per game. They have also been the best team in terms of assists, averaging 30.6 per game.

On defense, the Pacers are ranked 28th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 67.7% of their games. Inside the arc, the Pacers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.8% and 37.2% from three-point territory.

Is It the Thunder Game to Lose at Home?

In their last game against the Grizzlies, the Thunder won by a score of 124-93. They were favored by 15 points in that game, and the win gives them a current 45-19 overall record, which is the best in the Western Conference.

Oklahoma City has won three straight games and is favored by 7 points today against the Pacers. So far this season, the Thunder have been favored in 48 of their 64 games and have a record of 36-12 as the favorite.

Against the spread, the Thunder have a home record of 22-10 and are 29-19 as the favorite. Their average scoring margin at home is +12.2 points per game.

This season, the Thunder have an O/U record of 34-29-1, and their last two games have gone under the posted totals. On average, their games have seen 233.7 points scored compared to an average O/U line of 233.6.

Overall, the Thunder are 40-24 against the spread this season, and their ATS record at home is 22-10. The team has covered the spread in their last two road games.

At home, the Thunder are averaging 123.1 points per game, which is 4th in the NBA. Overall, they are 3rd in scoring at 120.8 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 12th in the league.

Oklahoma City’s field goal percentage is 50%, which is 2nd in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are 1st in three-point percentage at 39%. However, they are only 16th in three-point attempts per game.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Thunder are 17th in attempts and 13th in makes. In terms of assists, they are 12th in the league.

This season, the Thunder’s defense is the 12th ranked defense in the NBA at 12th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 56.2% of their games. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Thunder are forcing 11.5 per game, which is 2nd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 1st in blocked shots at 6.8 per game.