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Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021 Spread Picks and Previews

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Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1-6-2021 Spread Picks and Previews

Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021 – The Indiana Pacers are now one of the toughest teams in the NBA and they will get to test that facing the retooled Houston Rockets for their next game. This matchup will happen this coming Wednesday, January 6 and it will be inside the Bankers Life Fieldhouse located in Indianapolis, Indiana. NBA TV will be putting the live coverage starting at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the online live stream is made available through NBA League Pass. NBA Odds predict that this will be a very close game and the Indiana Pacers are given the edge over the Houston Rockets since they have the homecourt advantage.

Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021

When: Wednesday, January 6, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Rockets +1.5 (-110) 226 o (-110) +100
Indiana Pacers -1.5 (-110) 226 u (-110) -118
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Houston Rockets Betting

The Houston Rockets won back-to-back games against the Sacramento Kings and failed to make it a winning streak losing to the Dallas Mavericks by a wide margin of 13 points, 100-113. Christian Wood led the team in scoring during that matchup with 23 points, seven rebounds, and a block. It was a tough night for James Harden who shot 5-of-17 from the field and finished with 21 points, ten assists, and three triples. Eric Gordon came off the bench with 20 points but John Wall only had 14 points. The team didn’t execute well and shot a poor 39% from the field against the Mavericks.

Players to watch: J. Harden SG 4 GP 4 GS 38 MIN 33 PTS 0.8 OR 4 DR 4.8 REB 10.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 4.5 TO 1.5 PF 2.4 AST/TO 31.66 PER

C. Wood PF 5 GP 5 GS 35.6 MIN 23.6 PTS 2 OR 8 DR 10 REB 1.6 AST 1 STL 2 BLK 1.6 TO 2.8 PF 1 AST/TO 24.48 PER

J. Wall PG 3 GP 3 GS 35.7 MIN 21.3 PTS 1 OR 3.7 DR 4.7 REB 6.3 AST 1.3 STL 1 BLK 4 TO 0.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 19.04 PER.

Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers have been very consistent in the NBA Eastern Conference and they showed their toughness during their most recent match against the New Orleans Pelicans. This team forced the game to overtime and chased a six-point lead with 25 seconds left in the fourth period. Victor Oladipo was the hero of the game and he tallied 25 points, six assists, five rebounds, and two steals. Malcolm Brogdon followed him with 21 points, 11 assists, and seven rebounds while Domantas Sabonis chipped in with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and seven assists before fouling out.

Players to Watch: M. Brogdon PG 7 GP 7 GS 37 MIN 22 PTS 0.4 OR 4 DR 4.4 REB 7 AST 1.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.7 TO 1.7 PF 4.1 AST/TO 23.06 PER

V. Oladipo SG 6 GP 6 GS 32.5 MIN 20.8 PTS 0.2 OR 5.3 DR 5.5 REB 4.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 2.2 PF 2.5 AST/TO 21.06 PER

D. Sabonis PF 7 GP 7 GS 37 MIN 20.6 PTS 2.3 OR 9 DR 11.3 REB 6.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.6 BLK 3.6 TO 4.1 PF 1.9 AST/TO 21.37 PER.

Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Houston Rockets

Houston is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 13 games.
Houston is 2-7 SU in their last 9 games.
Houston is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against Indiana.
Rockets are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Indiana.
Houston is 1-8 SU in their last 9 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Indiana.
Houston is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston’s last 8 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Houston is 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games played in January.

Indiana Pacers

Indiana is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Pacers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Indiana’s last 9 games against Houston.
Their total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana’s last 8 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.
Indiana is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Indiana is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southwest Division division.
Pacers are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games played in January.
Indiana is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games played on a Wednesday.

Injuries

Houston Rockets

Ben McLemore SG Conditioning is OUT Wednesday vs Indiana
Danuel House Jr. SG Back is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Indiana
Chris Clemons PG Achilles is out indefinitely
KJ Martin Jr. SF Conditioning is OUT Wednesday vs Indiana
Mason Jones SG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Indiana

Indiana Pacers

Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is out indefinitely
T.J. Warren PF Foot is out indefinitely
Goga Bitadze C Ankle is out indefinitely
Jalen Lecque PG Ankle is OUT 2-3 weeks
Brian Bowen II SG Groin is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs Houston

Head-to-Head
Houston Rockets Indiana Pacers
2-3-0 Against the Spread 5-2-0
3-2-0 Straight Up 4-3-0
112 Points per Game 115
116 Points Allowed per Game 108
46.76 Offensive FG% 49.28
76.98 Offensive FT% 74.63
33.51 Offensive 3PT% 36.14
46.39 Defensive FG% 45.92
70.83 Defensive FT% 74.12
39.2 Defensive 3PT% 41.8

Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

The Indiana Pacers have been playing great basketball and their depth showed even when T.J. Warren went out with an injury. This team is the safer pick according to Online Betting as compared to the unpredictable Houston Rockets.

Moneyline: The Rockets as the underdogs have a +100 on the ML while the Pacers are at -118.

ATS: It is just 1.5 points between both teams with the Pacers owning the -1.5 while the Pacers are at +1.5.

TOTALs: It is 226 on the total for this matchup with the Rockets going over while the Pacers should be under.

Score Prediction: 116 – 112 Pacers