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Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 5/8/2021 NBA Spread and Picks

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Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 5-8-2021 NBA Spread and Picks

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 5/8/2021 – The Washington Wizards and Indiana Pacers are for a critical match to secure their playoff position.. Both teams will be battling each other again this Saturday, May 8 and it will be inside the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. NBATV has the exclusive television rights for this game and it will be shown at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass will also have the game available through online live streaming. This is going to be one of the games to watch this day as the Washington Wizards gold the edge in NBA lines to win against the Indiana Pacers in their home court.

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 5/8/2021

When: May 8, 2021 7:00 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 5/8/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Washington Wizards -3 (-111) 246.5 o (-110) -138
Indiana Pacers +3 (-111) 246.5 u (-110) +115
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Washington Wizards Betting

The Washington Wizards won a tough matchup with the Toronto Raptors during their last match and that reached overtime, 131-129. Bradley Beal led the team with 28 points, five rebounds and five assists while Raul Neto came off the bench with 25 points along with five three-pointers. Russell Westbrook did 13 points, 17 rebounds and 17 assists to tally another triple-double closing in on an NBA all-time record. Robin Lopez had his season-high for this game doing 24 points, seven rebounds and went 12-14 from the free throw line. Davis Bertans also had a notable night with 14 points.

Players to watch: B. Beal SG 58 GP 58 GS 35.7 MIN 31.1 PTS 1.2 OR 3.5 DR 4.7 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 22.73 PER

R. Westbrook PG 60 GP 60 GS 36.1 MIN 21.8 PTS 1.7 OR 9.8 DR 11.4 REB 11.4 AST 1.4 STL 0.4 BLK 4.9 TO 2.9 PF 2.3 AST/TO 18.94 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 18.78 PER.

Indiana Pacers Betting

The Indiana Pacers scored a very important win against the Atlanta Hawks with the final score at 133-126. Caris LeVerd led the team in scoring with 31 points, 12 assists, three rebounds, three blocks and two steals. Domantas Sabonis contributed across the board with 30 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and three triples. TJ McConnell came off the bench with 19 points, five assists, two rebounds and four steals while Aaron Holiday finished with 15 points, five assists, four rebounds and two steals. Doug McDermott also managed to contribute 13 points as the starting forward.

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 18.06 PER

D. Sabonis PF 57 GP 57 GS 35.8 MIN 20.3 PTS 2.5 OR 9.4 DR 11.8 REB 6.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.5 TO 3.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.38 PER

C. LeVert SG 30 GP 30 GS 32.4 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.6 OR 3.8 DR 4.4 REB 4.4 AST 1.5 STL 0.7 BLK 1.9 TO 2.4 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.25 PER.

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers 5/8/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Washington Wizards

Washington are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games.
Washington are 12-3 SU in their last 15 games.
Wizards are 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
Washington are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Indiana.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Washington’s last 9 games this season.
Washington are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Washington are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Indiana Pacers

Indiana are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Indiana’s last 7 games.
Indiana are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Pacers are 3-16 ATS in their last 19 games at home.
Indiana are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games when playing at home against Washington.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Indiana are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games played in May.
Indiana are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

Washington Wizards

Thomas Bryant C ACL is out for season
Rui Hachimura PF Illness is upgraded to probable Saturday vs Indiana
Deni Avdija SG Ankle is out for season

Indiana Pacers

Jeremy Lamb SG Knee is “?” Saturday 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 “?” Saturday vs Washington
Edmond Sumner PG Knee is “?” Saturday vs Washington

Head-to-Head
Washington Wizards Indiana Pacers
38-28-1 Against the Spread 27-39-0
34-33-0 Straight Up 40-25-1
116 Points per Game 115
119 Points Allowed per Game 115
47.53 Offensive FG% 47.35
76.44 Offensive FT% 79.12
35.17 Offensive 3PT% 36.33
47.09 Defensive FG% 46.96
77.63 Defensive FT% 78.1
37.51 Defensive 3PT% 36.89

Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers Betting Picks

The Washington Wizards are one of the best teams in the NBA right now and they are expected to take this game away from the Indiana Pacers according to the top online sportsbook. There is too much dysfunction in the Pacers right now and a slump is set to happen.

Moneyline: The Wizards as the favored team to win is at an ML of -138 while the Pacers are +115.

ATS: The ATS for this matchup is at three points with the Wizards at -3 while the Pacers take the +3.

TOTALs: It is 246.5 points on the total for this game with the Pacers that team under while the Wizards are over.

Score Prediction: 123 – 119, Wizards