Pacers vs Raptors Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Monday, January 2, 2023

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The Indiana Pacers (20-17) host the Toronto Raptors (16-20) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, January 2, 2023. The Pacers are only 1-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. A 233-point over/under has been set in the matchup.

How to bet Pacers vs. Raptors

Indiana Pacers vs. Toronto Raptors Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with bookmakers listing the Pacers as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Pacers have -118 odds to pick up the win, while the Raptors are listed at -101 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 233 points.

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Pacers vs. Raptors Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Monday, January 2, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSIN
  • Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse

Pacers vs. Raptors Betting Trends

The Pacers have played 37 games, with 22 wins against the spread. Indiana has won five of the eight contests in which it was the favorite this year. Pacers games this year have gone over the total in 17 out of 36 opportunities (47.2%).

Against the spread, the Raptors are 18-18-0 this year. Toronto has won 31.2% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (5-11). Raptors games this year have gone over the total in 18 of 36 opportunities (50%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Pacers

Pacers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tyrese Haliburton 35 20.9 3.8 10.2 1.7 0.4 3.1
Buddy Hield 37 17.9 4.8 2.6 0.9 0.3 3.8
Bennedict Mathurin 37 17.2 3.9 1.5 0.6 0.1 1.7
Myles Turner 31 16.7 7.8 1.5 0.6 2.1 1.6
Jalen Smith 36 10 6.1 1 0.4 1 1

Raptors

Raptors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Pascal Siakam 26 26.5 8.3 6.7 1 0.5 1.4
OG Anunoby 32 18.7 5.8 2.2 2.2 0.8 1.8
Fred VanVleet 28 18.5 3.9 6.1 1.6 0.5 2.8
Gary Trent Jr. 29 17.4 2.1 1.4 1.6 0.2 2.4
Scottie Barnes 33 14.5 6.9 4.6 1 0.7 1
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Pacers: Kendall Brown: Out (Leg), Daniel Theis: Out (Knee)

Raptors: Precious Achiuwa: Questionable (Ankle), Fred VanVleet: Questionable (Back), Otto Porter: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers

This year, Indiana is putting up 115.4 points per game (eighth-ranked in NBA) and surrendering 115.8 points per contest (20th-ranked). At home, the Pacers are scoring 7.3 more points per game (118.9) than they are away from home (111.6). The Pacers have seen a downturn in scoring recently, racking up 114.1 points per game in their last 10 contests, 1.3 points fewer than the 115.4 they’ve scored this season.

Indiana ranks top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.8 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks eighth with a 37.3% shooting percentage from downtown. Of the shots attempted by the Pacers in 2022-23, 55.6% of them have been two-pointers (64.2% of the team’s made baskets) and 44.4% have been from beyond the arc (35.8%).

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What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors

At 111.3 points scored per game and 111.2 points conceded, Toronto is 24th in the NBA on offense and ninth on defense. At home the Raptors are putting up 112.5 points per game, 2.6 more than they are averaging away (109.9). Over their past 10 games, the Raptors are scoring 111.2 points per contest, compared to their season average of 111.3.

Beyond the arc, Toronto is fourth-worst in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.5). And it is second-worst in 3-point percentage at 32.8%. The Raptors take 64.5% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.2% of the Raptors’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 25.8% are 3-pointers.

Pacers vs. Raptors Predictions and Pick

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Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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