The Golden State Warriors (14-14) visit the Indiana Pacers (14-14) on December 14, 2022 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Warriors are favored, by 1.5 points, in a matchup featuring two of the league’s top shooters, the Warriors’ Stephen Curry and the Pacers’ Buddy Hield. Curry knocks down five 3-pointers per contest (first), and Hield makes 3.6 (fifth). The matchup’s over/under is set at 235.5.
How to bet Warriors vs. Pacers
Golden State Warriors vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 1.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Warriors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -124 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +104 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 235.5 points.
Warriors vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
- Arena: Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Warriors vs. Pacers Betting Trends
The Warriors have played 28 games, with 13 wins against the spread. Golden State has been chosen as the favorite in 20 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (65%) in those games. Warriors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 53.6% of the time (15 out of 28 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Pacers are 15-13-0 this year. Indiana has put together a 9-11 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 45% of those games). Pacers games this season have eclipsed the over/under 12 times in 28 opportunities (42.9%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Warriors: Andrew Wiggins: Out (Adductor), Draymond Green: Probable (Ankle), Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip)
Pacers: Daniel Theis: Out (Knee), Chris Duarte: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors
Golden State has been lifted by its offense, as it ranks second-best in the NBA by posting 117.4 points per game. It ranks 25th in the league in points allowed (116.5 per contest). The Warriors are putting up 120.2 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 114.5 points per contest. The Warriors have seen an increase in scoring recently, putting up 120.3 points per game in their last 10 outings, 2.9 points more than the 117.4 they’ve scored this season.
Golden State is dominating in terms of three-point shooting, as it ranks best in the league in three-pointers (16.4 per game) and fifth-best in shooting percentage from beyond the arc (37.7%). The Warriors are attempting 46.2 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 51.5% of the shots they’ve taken (and 61.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 43.6 three-pointers per contest, which are 48.5% of their shots (and 38.2% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
Indiana scores 114.6 points per game and allow 115.6, ranking them 12th in the NBA offensively and 23rd on defense. The Pacers are scoring more points at home (116.7 per game) than away (112.6). Over their previous 10 games, the Pacers are tallying 111.2 points per game, compared to their season average of 114.6.
Indiana is the third-best team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (14.7 per game) and 10th in 3-point percentage (36.6%). The Pacers attempt 44.9% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 36.2% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 55.1% of their shots, with 63.8% of their makes coming from there.
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