The Golden State Warriors will be on the road this Tuesday evening, February 26, as they travel to Indianapolis for a basketball betting matchup against the Indiana Pacers that is set to take place at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, with tip off scheduled for 7:05 PM EST.
The Oddsmakers are siding with the home team in this matchup, listing the Pacers as -8 point favorites. As far as the total is concerned, a high scoring affair is expected, which explains why the over/under is coming in at 197 1/2 points.
Golden State enters play tonight riding a three-game winning streak and as a result now own a straight up record of 33-23, but they are just 14-15-2 ATS when playing on the road this season. As underdogs, they are slightly better with a 16-15-2 record. The Warriors are averaging 101.2 points per game, which ranks 8th best in the league.
Meanwhile, Indiana enters play tonight on a four game winning streak and now sit at 35-21 SU on the season. Against the spread, Indiana is an impressive 18-10 ATS and 23-11 ATS when laying the chalk. The Pacers are the top rated defense in the league, holding opponents to fewer than 90 points per game (89.4), but their offense is near the bottom, averaging just 93.7 points per game, which ranks 26th in the NBA.
Golden State is 0-6 ATS in their last six games played on the road and just 2-7 ATS in their last nine games overall. The Warriors are over in nine of their last eleven games played on the road.
Indiana is 4-0 ATS in their last four games overall and a stellar 8-2 ATS in their last ten games played at home. The Pacers are over in six of their last eight games played at home.
No one can question Indiana’s defense, but giving -8 points to a high scoring team like the Warriors is too much. Take the dog in this matchup.
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