The Indiana Pacers (25-31) host the Phoenix Suns (30-27) on February 10, 2023 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Pacers are favored by 2.5 points as they look to stop a losing trend. They’re losers of two in a row and are 2-8 in their last 10 games. A 230.5-point over/under is installed for the matchup.
How to bet Pacers vs. Suns
Indiana Pacers vs. Phoenix Suns Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Pacers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Pacers have -140 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at +118 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 230.5 points.
Pacers vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, February 10, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSAZ
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Pacers vs. Suns Betting Trends
The Pacers have played 56 games, with 30 wins against the spread. Indiana has been chosen as the favorite in 10 games this year and has walked away with the win seven times (70%) in those games. Pacers games this year have gone over the total in 26 out of 57 opportunities (45.6%).
The Suns are 29-27-1 against the spread this season. Phoenix has gone 8-14 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 36.4% of those games). The Suns have hit the over 43.9% of the time this season (25 of 57 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Pacers vs. Suns Injury Report
Suns: Darius Bazley: Out (Trade Pending), Kevin Durant: Out (Knee), TJ Warren: Out (Trade Pending), Devin Booker: Out (Injury Management), Landry Shamet: Out (Foot), Cameron Payne: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
On offense, Indiana is scoring 114.6 points per game (13th-ranked in league). It is allowing 116.9 points per contest on defense (23rd-ranked). When playing at home, the Pacers are posting 5.2 more points per game (117.1) than they are on the road (111.9). In their last 10 games, the Pacers have been putting up 111.7 points per game, an average that’s a little lower than the 114.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Indiana ranks sixth in the NBA with 13.8 threes per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 13th with a 36.3% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Pacers are attempting 51.4 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 57.4% of the shots they’ve taken (and 66.3% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 38.1 threes per contest, which are 42.6% of their shots (and 33.7% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns
Phoenix is 21st in the league in points scored (112.6 per game) and fifth-best in points allowed (111.4). The Suns are scoring more points at home (113.4 per game) than away (111.8). The Suns have played worse offensively over their last 10 games, putting up 112.2 points per contest, 0.4 fewer points their than season average of 112.6.
Beyond the arc, Phoenix is 11th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (12.5). It is fifth-best in 3-point percentage at 38.1%. In 2022-23, the Suns have taken 36.6% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 63.4% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 30.1% of the Suns’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 69.9% have been 2-pointers.
Our pick to win this game is the Suns, and we predict that Suns will cover the spread (Pacers -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 230.5 points.
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