At 7:00 ET, the Pacers will travel to San Antonio to take on the Spurs in a non-conference matchup. The Pacers are favored by 6.5 points and are -253 on the moneyline.

Indiana comes in at 34-27 and is currently 8th in the Eastern Conference. San Antonio is just 12-48 and sits in last place in the Western Conference.

INDIANA PACERS VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Indiana Pacers -6.5

This game will be played at Frost Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, March 3rd.

WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 135-111 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 51.0% and knocking down 13 threes.

Does Indiana Have What it Takes on the Road?

Overall, the Pacers have a record of 34-27 and are currently in 8th place in the Eastern Conference. Within the Central Division, they are in 3rd place.

On the road, Indiana is 14-15 straight-up and 15-13 against the spread. Their ATS record on the road is currently at 15-13, and they have dropped three straight games ATS on the road.

This season, the Pacers have gone 29-32 as the favorite and are favored by 6.5 points today. As the favorite, they have an ATS record of 14-15 and have gone 18-11 straight-up.

In their last game, the Pacers lost to the Pelicans by a score of 129-102. The O/U line for that game was 239 points, and Indiana was getting 5.5 points going into the game.

For the season, Indiana has an O/U record of 33-28, and the under has hit in their last two games. On average, their games have finished with 245.6 points, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 244.5.

This season, the Pacers have been the top-scoring team in the NBA, averaging 123.6 points per game. However, their scoring has been slightly lower on the road, where they are averaging 120.6 points per game.

Indiana has outscored the NBA scoring average in 70.5% of their games this season. They are also the top-ranked team in field goal percentage (50%) and have the third-best true shooting percentage.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pacers are hitting 37% of their attempts, which is 6th in the league. Overall, they are 2nd in pace at 101.7 possessions per game.

The Pacers’ defense is presently ranked 28th in the league, allowing an average of 122.1 points per contest. Indiana’s defense is currently forcing 12.8 turnovers per game, which is 18th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 8th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.8 rejections per game.

Can San Antonio Pull Off a Home Win?

Today, the Spurs are 6.5-point underdogs at home against the Pacers. San Antonio has been the underdog in 55 of their 60 games this season.

On average, the Spurs’ games have finished with 232.8 points this season, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 244.5. San Antonio has a season-long O/U record of 31-28-1.

San Antonio’s ATS record for the season is 29-31, and they have covered the spread in their last two games. At home, the Spurs are 13-14 ATS, while going 16-17 ATS on the road.

In their last game, the Spurs beat the Thunder by a score of 132-118. They were 11-point underdogs going into the game and easily covered the spread. The O/U line for that game was 238.5.

Overall, the Spurs are 12-48 this season, which is 15th in the Western Conference. Against other Western Conference teams, they are 8-26 and 1-9 against teams in their division.

The Spurs are one of the top teams in the league when it comes to pace, ranking 3rd in the NBA at 101.4 possessions per game. However, their scoring has been below the league average in 56.7% of their games this season.

At home, the Spurs are averaging 115.1 points per game, which is 17th in the NBA. Overall, they are 23rd in scoring at 112.3 points per game.

When it comes to shooting, San Antonio is 25th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also one of the worst three-point shooting teams in the league, hitting just 34% of their attempts (30th).

Currently, the Spurs’ defense holds the 26th rank in the NBA, allowing 120.6 points per game. On two point field goal attempts, the Spurs’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 56.0% and allowing 38.5% from beyond the arc.