Pacers vs Golden State Warriors NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Pacers vs Golden State Warriors Prediction 3/22/2024

The Indiana Pacers (39-31) travel to face off against the Golden State Warriors (36-32) on Friday, March 22nd. This game will be played at Chase Center in San Francisco and televised on NBCS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

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The Pacers Are Coming Off A Win

The Pacers picked up a win over the Pistons in their latest game, finishing with a score of 122-103. Heading into the second half, the Pacers were leading 63-52.

With today’s game against the Warriors, the Pacers will be looking to add to their above .500 record of 39-31. When playing on the road this season, the Pacers are 18-16 compared to a 21-15 record at home.

In terms of the spread, Indiana currently holds an ATS record of 37-31, which is above .500. The Pacers currently have a three game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 16-19 vs. the spread as the favorite.

The Warriors Are Coming Off A Win

The Warriors took down the Grizzlies in their most recent game with a final score of 137-116. As the second half got underway, the Warriors were leading by a score of 68-58.

Heading into their matchup with the Pacers, the Warriors are 36-32 overall and 2-1 in their last three games. In the Western Conference, they are currently ranked 10th and are 5th in the Pacific division.

Golden State comes in with an overall ATS record of 37-30 so far this season. The Warriors maintain an ATS record of 22-10 on the road, while they have a 15-20 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

Pacers Offense Breakdown

The Pacers arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 122.8 points per game (1st).

Heading into their matchup with the Warriors, the Pacers are the top-scoring team in the league at 122.8 points per game. They have been especially potent on the road, averaging 120.4 points per game away from home.

Indiana’s offense has been efficient overall, shooting 50% from the field, which is tops in the NBA. They have also been one of the league’s best at getting to the rim, leading the league in two-point field goal percentage at 58%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Pacers are 12th in the league at 37%. They have made an average of 13.1 threes per game, which is 11th in the NBA.

Warriors Offense Breakdown

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The Warriors arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 118.6 points per game (7th).

At home this season, the Warriors are 11th in the NBA in scoring at 118.1 points per game. Overall, they are 7th in the league with 118.6 points per game. Golden State has outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.3% of their games.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Warriors are 2nd in the NBA with 14.9 made threes per game. They are also 3rd in three-point attempts at 39.3 per game. So far, Golden State has made 37% of their shots from beyond the arc.

Overall, the Warriors are 15th in the NBA in field goal percentage at 47%. In terms of pace, they are 8th in the league at 99.9 possessions per game. When it comes to assists, Golden State is 3rd in the NBA with 29.2 per game.

Pacers Team Defense

On defense, the Pacers come into the game ranked 28th in the league in points allowed at 120.7 per game. Over their last three games, the team is allowing 103.7 points per contest (21st). Inside the arc, the Pacers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 56.4% and 37.1% from three-point territory.

Warriors Team Defense

At this time, the Warriors’ defense is positioned 20th in the NBA, permitting 116.8 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Warriors are causing 13.7 turnovers per game, ranking 23rd in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 27th in rejections, averaging 4.3 blocked shots each game.

Key Players For The Pacers And Warriors

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Pascal Siakam will be the primary scorer for the Pacers, with 21 points and going 8/15 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21.6 points per game, along with 6.8 rebounds.

On the other side, Stephen Curry is our projected leading scorer for the Warriors. We have him ending the game with a team-high 26 and grabbing 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 45% and is averaging 26.8 points per contest.

Pacers vs Warriors Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Indiana has an ATS record of 3-0 while averaging 118 per game. The team went 3-0 overall in these games.
  • Across the Warriors last ten home games, the team averaged 118 points per game while allowing 114. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 8-2, while going 8-2 straight-up.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Pacers have a strong straight up record of 4-1. In addition, their ATS record was 4-1 in these scenarios.
  • The last ten games that Golden State was favored, they have an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 6-4 straight up.

Pacers vs Warriors Prediction

The Pacers come in as the underdog at +4.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 237.5, and our model predicts the Pacers and Warriors to score a combined 223 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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

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