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Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 5/3/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 5-3-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 5/3/2021 – These are teams battling for a good playoff position in the NBA Eastern Conference and the winner will have an advantage heading to the end of the season. The Indiana Pacers are set to go on the road to meet the Washington Wizards this Monday, May 3. The game begins at 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television through NBC Sports Washington and Bally Sports Indiana. NBA League Pass has the match available as well through online live streaming. The Washington Wizards are expected in NBA Lines to take this win at home against the Indiana Pacers.

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 5/3/2021

When: May 3, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washington | Bally Sports Indiana
Stream: NBA League Pass

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 5/3/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Indiana Pacers +4 (-111) 246.5 o (-110) +150
Washington Wizards -4 (-111) 246.5 u (-110) -182
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Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers managed to avoid getting into a losing streak by taking a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder during their last match and prevailed by 57 points, 152-95. It was a good warm up game as they head to this important game against the Washington Wizards. Domantas Sabonis has a triple-double with 26 points, 19 rebounds and 14 assists. It was Doug McDermott who led the team with scoring with 31 points while making six three-point baskets. Caris LaVert also had a notable night doing 25 points while Oshae Brissett tallied 16 points and 13 rebounds.

Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG 56 GP 56 GS 34.5 MIN 21.2 PTS 1 OR 4.2 DR 5.3 REB 5.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2 PF 2.9 AST/TO 18.3 PER

D. Sabonis PF 54 GP 54 GS 35.6 MIN 20 PTS 2.5 OR 9.3 DR 11.7 REB 6.2 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 3.4 TO 3.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.18 PER

C. LeVert SG 27 GP 27 GS 32 MIN 19.6 PTS 0.7 OR 3.7 DR 4.4 REB 4.1 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 1.8 TO 2.3 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.4 PER.

Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards has been a team on a mission and they are entering a very important matchup with the Indiana Pacers. This team must win this game in order to increase their chances in taking over their playoff position. The Wizards just came off from a tough loss against the Dallas Mavericks who edged them by just a point, 124-125. Russell Westbrook missed a triple-double but managed to finish with 42 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists. Bradley Beal was at his usual self reaching 29 points and made nine-of-twenty of his field goal attempts.

Players to Watch: B. Beal SG 55 GP 55 GS 35.5 MIN 31 PTS 1.2 OR 3.5 DR 4.7 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 22.98 PER

R. Westbrook PG 57 GP 57 GS 35.8 MIN 21.9 PTS 1.7 OR 9.5 DR 11.2 REB 11 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 4.9 TO 2.8 PF 2.2 AST/TO 18.8 PER

T. Bryant C 10 GP 10 GS 27.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.8 OR 4.3 DR 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 0.4 STL 0.8 BLK 1.1 TO 3.1 PF 1.4 AST/TO 18.88 PER.

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 5/3/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Indiana Pacers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games.
Indiana are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
Indiana are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Washington.
Pacers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against Washington.
Indiana are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Indiana are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games when playing on the road against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Indiana’s last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Indiana are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Washington are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games.
Washington are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Wizards are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games when playing at home against Indiana.
Washington are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games this season.
Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games played in May.

Injuries

Indiana Pacers

Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is “?” Monday vs Washington
Jakarr Sampson SF Concussion is out indefinitely
T.J. Warren PF Foot is out for season
Myles Turner C Toe is out indefinitely
Malcolm Brogdon PG Hamstring is “?” Monday vs Washington
Edmond Sumner PG Knee is upgraded to probable Monday vs Washington
Goga Bitadze C Ankle is “?” Monday vs Washington

Washington Wizards

Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
Deni Avdija SG Ankle is out for season

Head-to-Head
Indiana Pacers Washington Wizards
26-37-0 Against the Spread 36-28-0
38-24-1 Straight Up 31-33-0
115 Points per Game 115
115 Points Allowed per Game 118
47.14 Offensive FG% 47.33
78.98 Offensive FT% 76.27
36.11 Offensive 3PT% 34.95
46.67 Defensive FG% 46.98
78.08 Defensive FT% 77.58
36.97 Defensive 3PT% 37.15

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

The Washington Wizards have been one of the hottest teams in the league and they own home court advantage as well. Online sports betting sees them going aggressive and prevailing over the Indiana Pacers heading to the final stretch of the NBA playoffs.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Pacers in this game is at +150 if they pull an upset win while the Wizards are at -182.

ATS: It is a four point spread between both teams with the Wizards having the -4 while the Pacers are at +4.

TOTALs: 245.5 is the total for both squads to dance on with the Pacers the team over and the Wizards going under.

Score Prediction: 113 – 112, Wizards