Betting on today’s Jazz and Pacers game? Catch the action at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN, as the Pacers hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on BSIN. The over/under for this game is set at 244 points, and the Pacers are the home favorites against the Jazz in a non-conference matchup.
UTAH JAZZ VS INDIANA PACERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Pacers -6.5
This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-100 in favor of the Pacers.
- Our projections have Tyrese Haliburton finishing with Tyrese Haliburton points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.9% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will the Utah Defense Show Up on the Road?
The Jazz have a below .500 record of 2-6 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Pacers. Currently, the team is 14th in the Western Conference as well as 5th in the Northwest division.
Utah arrives with an ATS record of 3-5 for the season up to this point. Utah has struggled to cover the spread in their last two road games and has an ATS record of 1-3 on the road, while it is 2-2 at home.
In their recent matchup, the Jazz offense ended with 113 points against the Bulls. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.7% and made 16 threes. Lauri Markkanen was the leading scorer for the Jazz, putting up 29 points. In addition, Walker Kessler contributed 15 points.
At this time, the Jazz’s defense is positioned 26thth in the NBA, permitting 120.1 points per game. This season, the Jazz defense has been impressive, holding the 26thth position in the league while permitting an average of 120.1 points per contest.
Will Indiana Make it Happen at Home?
The Pacers will face the Jazz bringing in an overall record of 4-3 and a 2-1 record over their previous three games. Away from their home court, the Pacers have a 1-1 record this season, in contrast to their 3-2 record at home.
Indiana has an ATS record above .500, currently standing at 4-3 against the spread. This season, Indiana has a 3-2 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 1-1 when playing as underdogs.
In their latest game, Indiana’s offense looked good, scoring 152 points against the Spurs. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 57.9% and made 22/23 free throws. Tyrese Haliburton is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 24. Meanwhile, Myles Turner also brings a PPG average of 16.4 into the game.
The Pacers’ defense is presently ranked 28thth in the league, allowing an average of 121.7 points per contest. So far this season, the Pacers defense has been performing well, ranking 28thth in the NBA at 121.7 points allowed per contest.