Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
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
Houston Rockets vs Indiana Pacers 1/6/2021 Betting Odds
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
Houston is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games.
Indiana is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
Ben McLemore SG Conditioning is OUT Wednesday vs Indiana
Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is out indefinitely
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