Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs Indiana Pacers Prediction 4/1/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (29-46) travel to face off against the Indiana Pacers (42-33) on Monday, April 1st. This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis and televised on BSIN. The Pacers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Nets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Lakers. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

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The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their latest game against the Lakers, Cam Thomas was the top scorer for the Nets’ offense, scoring 30 points and shooting 8/22 from the field. While Trendon Watford was 2nd on the team with 15 points, Brooklyn fell short in the game with a final score of 116-104.

Heading into today’s game, the Nets are 29-46 overall and will have to bring their A-game to come away with a win as they are 12.5 point underdogs. On the road, the Nets are 12-26 this season while going 17-20 at home.

Brooklyn has an overall ATS record of 32-40 as they come into today’s game. During this season, Brooklyn has a 13-11 record against the spread as favorites and 19-29 as underdogs.

The Pacers Are Coming Off A Win

The Pacers clinched a 109-90 win over the Lakers in their previous game. Pacers’ victory in this game wasn’t just a straight-up win; they also covered the spread as -3.5-point favorites. Regarding the over/under, the combined score of 199 points ended up below the over/under line of 244.5.

Coming into today’s game against the Nets, the Pacers are 42-33 overall and have a winning record. When looking at their home and road splits, the Pacers are 22-15 at home compared to 20-18 on the road.

Against the spread, Indiana are currently above .500, at 40-33 ATS. On the road, the Pacers have an ATS record of 21-16, as opposed to a 19-17 record against the spread when playing at home.

Nets Offense Breakdown

In 75 games games, Brooklyn has an average of 111.1 points per game (24th).

The Nets are one of the more prolific three-point shooting teams in the league, ranking 8th in both three-point attempts and makes. However, they have struggled to convert from two-point range, hitting just 52% of their attempts (27th).

On average, the Nets are scoring 111.1 points per game this season, which is 24th in the NBA. In terms of pace, they are 21st at 96.9 possessions per game.

When playing on the road, Brooklyn’s scoring average drops to 109.1 points per game. Overall, they have outscored the NBA average in just 40% of their games.

Pacers Offense Breakdown

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The Pacers arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 122.7 points per game (1st).

Indiana has been the NBA’s top-scoring team this season, averaging 122.7 points per game. At home, the Pacers are scoring 124.7 points per game.

When it comes to pace, Indiana is second in the league at 101.3 possessions per game. They are also the top-ranked team in field goal percentage at 50%.

So far, the Pacers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 70.7% of their games. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 10th in the league at 37%.

Nets Team Defense

On defense, the Nets come into the game ranked 14th in the league in points allowed at 113.5 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 114.3 points per contest (23rd). Inside the arc, the Nets defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.2% and 37.0% from three-point territory.

Pacers Team Defense

At present, the Pacers’ defense is ranked 28th, allowing 120.5 points per game. So far this season, the Pacers’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 1st in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 25.8 times per game vs. Indiana.

Key Players For The Nets And Pacers

In today’s game, our projections have Cam Thomas leading the Nets with 22 points on 8/18 shooting from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 22 points per game, in addition to 3.2 rebounds.

On the flip side, our predictions place Pascal Siakam as the leading scorer for the Pacers. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 21 while also collecting 7 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 53.5% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 21.8 points per game.

Nets vs Pacers Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Brooklyn has an ATS mark of 2-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-3 while averaging 106 points per game.
  • Across the Pacers last ten home games, the team averaged 119 points per game while allowing 117. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 6-4, while going 6-4 straight-up.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-4 and an ATS mark of 2-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the Pacers have an ATS mark of just 4-6 in their last ten games. Indiana posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.

Nets vs Pacers Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Nets vs. Pacers matchup, we’re leaning towards the Nets at +12.5. Although our projections show the Pacers winning 114-107, we suggest placing your bet on the Nets for the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 229.5, and our model predicts the Nets and Pacers to score a combined 221 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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