Planning on watching today’s Suns 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 Suns are the favorites in this non-conference matchup against the Pacers. The over/under for the game is set at 243 points.
Phoenix has won seven straight games and is currently 26-18, which is good for 5th place in the Western Conference. Against the spread, they are 16-27 overall and 9-10 on the road.
The Suns’ ATS win streak on the road is at two games, and they have covered the spread in their last three games at home. Today, they are favored by 4.5 points and have gone 6-0 straight-up as the favorite.
In their last game, the Suns defeated the Mavericks by a score of 132-109. The O/U line for that game was 241.5, and they were favored by 2.5 points.
This season, the Suns have an average scoring differential of +3.0 points per game on the road. Their O/U record for the season is 22-22, and the under has hit in their last five games.
On average, Phoenix’s games have seen a combined scoring total of 230.5 points, which is lower than today’s O/U line of 243. So far this season, the Suns have had just five games with higher O/U lines than 243.
In their most recent game, the Suns put up 132 points against the Mavericks. Overall, they shot 60% from the field and knocked down 14 threes. Leading the way in scoring for the Suns was Devin Booker, who finished with 46 points. Bradley Beal also chipped in 20 points.
At present, the Suns’ defense is ranked 15th, allowing 114.0 points per game. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Suns defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.4% while allowing 37.2% from downtown.
Indiana’s ATS record for the season is 25-18, including a 13-9 mark at home and 12-9 on the road. As the underdog, they are 15-9 vs. the spread, and they have covered the spread in their last two games as the underdog.
The Pacers’ O/U record for the season is 27-18. Today’s O/U line of 243 is slightly lower than their season average of 243.9. On average, their games have finished with 247.7 points.
Indiana is coming off a 134-122 win over the 76ers. They were 4-point underdogs in that game, and the O/U line was 239. This improved their ATS record as the underdog to 14-12.
In the Eastern Conference standings, the Pacers are currently in 6th place with a record of 25-20. Within the Central Division, they are 3rd with a 9-2 record against division opponents and 21-11 against the East.
On the road, the Pacers are 11-11 this season, and their ATS record on the road is 12-9. At home, they are 13-9 vs. the spread and have an average scoring margin of +6.7 points per game.
In their most recent game, the Pacers scored 134 points, which is above their season average of 124.8. Pascal Siakam was the team’s leading scorer with 26 points, while Myles Turner added 20 points.
Coming into the game, the Pacers’ defense is giving up an average of 122.9 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 73.3% of their games. Opponents are hitting 56.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.4% of their three-point attempts.
The Suns and Pacers did not have any head-to-head matchups last season. But over the last three times playing each other, the Suns have a record of 3-0. The Suns also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-0-1. These games averaged a combined total of 222 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-3. The last three times, the Suns have matched up against the Pacers on the road, they are 3-0 vs. the spread.
How to Bet Pacers vs. Suns in Arizona
For a point-spread wager in this Suns vs. Pacers game, we suggest taking the Pacers at +4.5. Even though our predictions have the Suns winning 117-115, we see the Pacers as the better choice on the point-spread. As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 243, and our model projects the Suns and Pacers to reach a combined total of 232 points. Our bet is on taking the under.
- ArizonaSharp ATS Prediction: Pacers +4.5
- ArizonaSharp OU Predict: Under 243