New Orleans Pelicans at Indiana Pacers Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/22/2014
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis
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On Tuesday, the New Orleans Pelicans will be taking on the Indiana Pacers, who are just 3-8 on their home court this season. During the 2013-14 season, the Pacers were able to win both of their games against the Pelicans.
The Pelicans were able to make a late comeback against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday and picked up a 101-99 road win. They did a good job taking care of the ball in that game, finishing with just nine team turnovers.
Through their first 27 games this season, the Pelicans are in the top half of the league in both scoring and rebounding. Power forward Anthony Davis is an early-season MVP candidate by averaging 24.7 points, 10.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game. Small forward Tyreke Evans has also had a strong start to the year by averaging 16.4 points per game.
On Sunday night, the Pacers were able to snap their two-game losing skid when they defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-96 on the road. They shot the ball very well in that game, finishing with a 50 field goal percentage.
The Pacers have had one of the better defenses in the NBA this season, but they are also one of the bottom scoring teams in the league. Their best player has been Power forward David West, who is averaging 12.8 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.
New Orleans Pelicans Betting Trends
New Orleans Pelicans are 14-12-1 Against the Spread
New Orleans Pelicans are 15-10-0 against the Over/Under
Indiana Pacers Betting Trends
Indiana Pacers are 15-11-2 Against the Spread
Indiana Pacers are 17-11-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
New Orleans Pelicans
11/24/14 G Eric Gordon Shoulder out indefinitely
12/08/14 C Ian Mahinmi Foot expected to miss 6-8 weeks
10/29/14 G George Hill Quad "?" Tuesday vs. New Orleans
08/02/14 F Paul George Leg out for season
Guy's Pick: Take New Orleans
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