Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 2/25/2020 Odds Picks and Previews
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Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 2/25/2020 – The Indiana Pacers host the Charlotte Hornets with both teams looking for a bounce-back win. NBA game odds tip the Pacers to prevail in this one as Indiana tries to improve playoff positioning. The Hornets continue to struggle and appeared to be getting things together. Unfortunately, the Brooklyn Nets spoiled all that, handing them a defeat last time out. Both have played three times already this season with the Pacers leading the series 2-1.
Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 2/25/2020
Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 2/25/2020 Betting Odds
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets try to get back on track, facing a team that is likewise searching for answers. However, the Hornets have had a so-so season and are likely using its remaining games to prepare for next season. All eyes will be on PJ Washington anew who led the team with 16 points, seven rebounds and two steals against Brooklyn. Providing help will be Malik Monk and Cody Zeller. The Hornets need all the scoring they can get, especially against a good defensive team in the Pacers.
Players to watch: T. Rozier PG 55 GP 55 GS 34.2 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.8 OR 3.7 DR 4.5 REB 4 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 2.1 PF 1.7 AST/TO 14.53 PER
D. Graham PG 56 GP 46 GS 35 MIN 17.6 PTS 0.7 OR 2.8 DR 3.6 REB 7.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.9 TO 1.9 PF 2.6 AST/TO 15.42 PER
M. Bridges SF 56 GP 55 GS 30.8 MIN 13.2 PTS 1.4 OR 4.2 DR 5.6 REB 1.8 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 1.5 TO 2.1 PF 1.2 AST/TO 12.72 PER
Indiana Pacers Betting
The Indiana Pacers hope to bounce back but the task of doing so will not be easy. They will miss Victor Oladipo new after the all-star guard was marked questionable against the Hornets. Hence, coach Nate McMillan will continue to rely on T.J. Warren, Domantas Sabonis and Malcolm Brogdon anew. Defense will be key for the Pacers anew, limiting opponents to 107.8 points per game.
Players to Watch: T.J. Warren SF 53 GP 53 GS 32.3 MIN 18.7 PTS 0.9 OR 2.8 DR 3.8 REB 1.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 1.2 TO 2.7 PF 1.2 AST/TO 17.75 PER
D. Sabonis PF 53 GP 53 GS 34.6 MIN 18.4 PTS 3.1 OR 9.4 DR 12.5 REB 4.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 2.7 TO 3.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.72 PER
M. Brogdon PG 42 GP 42 GS 30.9 MIN 16.5 PTS 0.8 OR 3.9 DR 4.8 REB 7.3 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.5 TO 1.8 PF 2.9 AST/TO 17.85 PER
Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers 2/25/2020 Betting Numbers
Charlotte are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Indiana are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Jeremy Lamb SG ACL is out for season
Charlotte Hornets vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks
The Indiana Pacers are favorites to prevail, possibly because they have something on the line. Currently at 6th spot in the Eastern Conference, every win counts from here on. This is one of the reasons why NBA lines see them as favorites over the struggling Hornets. But coach McMillan is unlikely to be content with that, wanting a statement win coming off a loss.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Hornets for this game is at +420 while the Pacers are at -525 at home.
ATS: +10.5 is given to the Hornets across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Pacers with -10.5.
TOTALs: 210 is the given total for this match with the Hornets going over and the Pacers the team under.
Score Prediction: 109 – 102 Pacers