Pacers vs. Spurs: Underdogs Seek Redemption in High-Stakes Showdown!

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Indiana Pacers

Pacers

34W-27L

Indiana Pacers

March 03, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 243.5 o/u

Spurs

12W-48L

San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs

Hold onto your hats, sports fans, because tonight’s NBA showdown is shaping up to be a wild ride. We’ve got the Indiana Pacers, boasting a respectable 34W-27L record, packing their bags and heading to the AT&T Center to lock horns with the San Antonio Spurs, who, let’s be honest, have seen better days with a 12W-48L record. Tipoff is slated for 08:00PM EST, so get your popcorn ready and your fantasy lineups set. The Pacers are trailing 6.5 games behind in the Eastern conference, while the Spurs are a whopping 23.5 games back in the West. Betting lines are drawn with the over/under set at a whopping 243.5. Pacers are favored at -6.5, while the Spurs are the underdogs at 6.5. The Spurs are riding high off a 132-118 victory against OKL on 02/29/24, while the Pacers are licking their wounds from a 102-129 beatdown by NOP on 03/01/24. Buckle up, it’s gonna be a bumpy night!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 03, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio

Vegas Odds

Opening Odds: Indiana Pacers -260, San Antonio Spurs +215; Over/Under: 244.5 points
Recent Odds: Indiana Pacers -185 +75, San Antonio Spurs +140 -75; Over/Under: 243.5 points -1.0

Team Performance

ind Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
14W-15L

64.9% Win Probability

sas Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
HOME
6W-20L

35.1% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
11/06/23 San Antonio Spurs SAS 28 33 26 24 111 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 44 42 33 33 152
03/02/23 Indiana Pacers IND 29 25 16 29 99 Under
San Antonio Spurs SAS 21 31 31 27 110
10/21/22 San Antonio Spurs SAS 36 34 32 35 137 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 26 29 30 49 134
03/12/22 Indiana Pacers IND 34 37 26 22 119 Under
San Antonio Spurs SAS 26 38 18 26 108
11/01/21 San Antonio Spurs SAS 33 23 27 35 118 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 43 35 31 22 131

Starting Lineups

Pacers Notable Injuries

  • Aaron Nesmith GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 12.6pts, 3.9reb, 1.4ast, 26.8 minutes. Last game: 03/01/24. Impact: 4.3
  • Ben Sheppard GTD (PG/SG): Avg: 3.8pts, 1.3reb, 0.8ast, 11.5 minutes. Last game: 02/28/24. Impact: 1.9

Spurs Notable Injuries

  • Julian Champagnie OUT (SG/SF): Avg: 5.7pts, 2.5reb, 1.2ast, 16.7 minutes. Last game: 02/29/24. Impact: 2.6

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Pacers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #18 #20 #19 #16 -1.2%
PF #4 #3 #15 #4 -14.4%
PG #24 #24 #1 #15 -0.2%
SF #24 #23 #27 #26 7.9%
SG #29 #21 #12 #23 4.9%

Spurs Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #27 #18 #15 #20 5.9%
PF #27 #15 #7 #23 4.8%
PG #23 #20 #10 #26 9.2%
SF #2 #26 #29 #13 -1.4%
SG #20 #13 #29 #24 5.4%
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Team Comparison

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Points per Game
120.1
111.1
Rebounds per Game
40.0
44.4
Assists per Game
31.3
31.2
Steals per Game
8.5
7.6
Blocks per Game
5.1
7.0
Shots per Game
91.1
92.5
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.6
12.6
2-Pt Percentage per Game
59.6
51.7
3-Pt Percentage per Game
37.5
35.2
Turnovers per Game
12.7
14.5
Fouls per Game
17.9
14.8

Recent Trends

  • David Duke Jr. (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 44.1% to 16.2, 11.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Jackson (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 37.9% to 13.5, 21.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Ben Sheppard (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.3% to 18.7, 12.8 min average previous 3 games.
  • Blake Wesley (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 39.1% to 11.1, 18.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Pacers recently lost a game, but have no significant streak. The Spurs recently won a game, but have no significant streak.

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