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Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 12/15/19 Spread Picks and Previews

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Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 12-15-19 Spread Picks and Previews

Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 12/15/19 – An Eastern Conference match is all set to get underway on Sunday as Charlotte Hornets take on Indiana Pacers from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. Charlotte Hornets are still stuck at the 9th position in conference play and their 12-16 overall record has not made a major difference. Indiana Pacers are strong with the 6th spot and they are maintaining pace with the Nets. The Pacers hold an overall record of 17-9 and they seem to have the NBA spreads intact.

Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 12/15/19

When: December 15, 2019 5:00 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: Fox Sports Indiana
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 12/15/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Charlotte Hornets +10.5 (-110) 214.5 o (-110) +564

Indiana Pacers
-10.5 (-110) 214.5 u (-110) -746
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Charlotte Hornets Betting

Charlotte Hornets are struggling with their scoring game and their defensive strategy is letting them down. The Hornets are not recognized as a major threat in the Eastern Conference play. While the Hornets did gain some progress this season, they are still struggling to get past the Nets and Orlando Magic. Charlotte will need to focus on their defense if they want to win this game against the Pacers.

Players to watch: D. Graham PG (28 GP 18 GS 33.9 MIN 19.9 PTS 1 OR 2.7 DR 3.8 REB 7.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 3.1 TO 1.8 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19.07 PER)
T. Rozier PG (28 GP 28 GS 33.1 MIN 17.1 PTS 0.8 OR 4 DR 4.8 REB 4.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 2.2 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.86 PER)
M. Bridges SF (28 GP 28 GS 31.2 MIN 12.9 PTS 1.3 OR 4 DR 5.3 REB 1.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 2.1 PF 1.1 AST/TO 12 PER).

Indiana Pacers Betting

Indiana Pacers are one of those decent teams this season, but the Pacers are experiencing their own struggles in the Eastern Conference. The Pacers are just one game behind the Toronto Raptors and are two games behind the Boston Celtics. Indiana is battling alongside stronger teams and Charlotte will not be a major issue. Indiana will take this as an opportunity to increase their conference record.

Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG (22 GP 22 GS 31.6 MIN 19.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4 DR 4.7 REB 7.7 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.8 TO 2 PF 2.7 AST/TO 22.27 PER)
T.J. Warren SF (26 GP 26 GS 32.8 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.7 OR 2.7 DR 3.4 REB 1 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.4 TO 2.8 PF 0.7 AST/TO 15.34 PER)
D. Sabonis PF (24 GP 24 GS 34.4 MIN 18 PTS 3.4 OR 10.1 DR 13.5 REB 3.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 2.9 TO 3.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 19.9 PER).

Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 12/15/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte’s last 7 games.
Charlotte are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana.
Charlotte are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Central division.
Hornets are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games played in December.
Charlotte are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played on a Sunday.

Indiana Pacers

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games.
Indiana are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games.
Indiana are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana’s last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games this season.
Indiana are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Indiana are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 games played in December.

Injuries

Charlotte Hornets

Marvin Williams PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Indiana
Nicolas Batum SG Hand is “?” Sunday vs Indiana

Indiana Pacers

Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Charlotte Hornets Indiana Pacers
39-41-2 Against the Spread 40-45-1
45-36-1 Straight Up 35-50-1
110 Points per Game 107
111 Points Allowed per Game 104
44.43 Offensive FG% 46.77
74.5 Offensive FT% 81.11
36.77 Offensive 3PT% 36.55
48.48 Defensive FG% 43.81
76.35 Defensive FT% 77.35
37.11 Defensive 3PT% 34.97

Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

Indiana Pacers have played some interesting NBA basketball games this season, the Pacers will outscore Charlotte Hornets in this game. Back the Pacers to win this game at home.

Moneyline: The moneyline for the Hornets is +564 and the moneyline for the Pacers is -764.

ATS: Charlotte holds an ATS of +10.5 and the Pacers hold an ATS of -10.5.

TOTALs: The total is over 214.5 for Charlotte and the total is under 214.5 for the Pacers.

Score Prediction: 108 – 103 Pacers