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Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 8/3/2020 Spread Picks and Previews

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Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 8-3-2020 Spread Picks and Previews

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 8/3/2020 – The Indiana Pacers are looking like the darkhorse team from the NBA Eastern Conference and they are looking at battling with the Washington Wizards next. This matchup will happen this Monday, August 3 at the Visa Athletic Center in Reunion, Florida. The game will be televised by TSN and for those who want to watch through online livestream, NBA League Pass subscription and SofaScore are the options. The Wizards have been struggling without Bradley Beal and they are still seen by NBA Betting Covers as the huge underdogs in this match against the Indiana Pacers.

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 8/3/2020

When: August 3, 2020 4:00 PM ET
Where: Visa Athletic Center, Reunion, Florida
TV: TSN
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 8/3/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Indiana Pacers -7.5 (-110) 227.5 u (-110) -333

Washington Wizards
+7.5 (-110) 227.5 o (-110) +265
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Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers took down rival team Philadelphia 76ers during their last match by 6 points, 127-121. “The Bubble” saw its first 50-point night with T.J. Warred doing 53 to outlast Joel Embiid’s 42. Aaron Holiday notched a double-double with 15 points, 10 assists and five boards while Victor Oladipo contributed 15 points, seven rebounds and two assists. Doug McDermott and TJ McConnell each had 10 points off the bench to help the Pacers. This team has been rolling inside since the season’s re-opening and they are doing it without NBA All-Star Domantas Sabonis.

Players to watch: T.J. Warren SF GP 61 GS 61 MIN 32.5 PTS 18.7 OR 1 DR 3 REB 4 AST 1.4 STL 1.1 BLK 0.4 TO 1.3 PF 2.8 AST/TO 1.1 PER 17.31

D. Sabonis PF GP 62 GS 62 MIN 34.8 PTS 18.5 OR 3 DR 9.4 REB 12.4 AST 5 STL 0.8 BLK 0.5 TO 2.7 PF 3.1 AST/TO 1.8 PER 20.81

M. Brogdon PG GP 48 GS 48 MIN 30.7 PTS 16.3 OR 0.8 DR 3.9 REB 4.7 AST 7.1 STL 0.7 BLK 0.2 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 3 PER 17.81.

Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards are coming to this game in a tail end of a back-to-back inside “The Bubble” as they lost their last match against conference playoff rival Brooklyn Nets, 110-118. It was Thomas Bryant that led the team with a double-double of 30 points, 13 rebounds along with four three-pointers, three assists and two blocks. Troy Brown Jr. was the team’s second-best player during that game and he did a near triple-double of 22 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. Ish Smith has been a reliable source of offense from the bench with 14 points five rebounds and four assists.

Players to Watch: B. Beal SG GP 57 GS 57 MIN 36 PTS 30.5 OR 0.9 DR 3.3 REB 4.2 AST 6.1 STL 1.2 BLK 0.4 TO 3.4 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.8 PER 23.21

D. Bertans SF GP 54 GS 4 MIN 29.3 PTS 15.4 OR 0.6 DR 3.9 REB 4.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.6 TO 1.1 PF 2.6 AST/TO 1.6 PER 15.51

R. Hachimura PF GP 42 GS 42 MIN 29.7 PTS 13.5 OR 1.6 DR 4.5 REB 6.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 0.2 TO 1.1 PF 2.2 AST/TO 1.5 PER 14.

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards 8/3/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana’s last 7 games.
Indiana are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Pacers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against Washington.
Indiana are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games on the road.
Indiana are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games this season.
Indiana are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Indiana are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Washington Wizards

Washington are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games.
Washington are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Washington are 12-6 ATS in their last 18 games at home.
Wizards are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games when playing at home against Indiana.
Washington are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Washington are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Indiana Pacers

J. Lamb SG (ACL) is out for season
D. Sabonis PF (Foot) is out indefinitely
M. Brogdon PG (Neck) is “?” Monday vs Washington

Washington Wizards

J. Wall PG (Achilles) is out indefinitely
B. Beal SG (Rotator Cuff) is out for season
D. Bertans PF (Personal) is out for season
G. Mathews SG (Personal) is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Brooklyn

Head-to-Head
Indiana Pacers Washington Wizards
34-28-4 Against the Spread 33-32-1
36-30 Straight Up 39-26-1
109 Points per Game 115
107 Points Allowed per Game 119
47.75 Offensive FG% 46.07
78.61 Offensive FT% 78.82
36.35 Offensive 3PT% 37.11
44.82 Defensive FG% 48.92
78.92 Defensive FT% 77.66
34.48 Defensive 3PT% 37.64

Indiana Pacers vs Washington Wizards Betting Picks

The Indiana Pacers look like a team running a well-oiled system that even without their star players, they proved that they can win. They are the huge favorites by Sports Betting to take this matchup against the struggling Wizards. It would be interesting how would T.J. Warren follow up a 53-point output against their opponents.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Pacers for this game is at -333 while the Wizards are at +265 if they pull an upset.

ATS: A very wide 7.5 points across the spread separates both teams with the Pacers owning -7.5 while the Wizards on the far side with +7.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach for this game is at 227.5 points. Pacers are going under and the Wizards are over.

Score Prediction: 115 – 110 Pacers