Thunder vs Pacers Game Breakdown & Projections – Fri, Apr 5th 2024

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Oklahoma City Thunder

Thunder

52W-24L

Oklahoma City Thunder

April 05, 2024

07:00PM EST

Odds: 234.5 o/u

Pacers

43W-34L

Indiana Pacers
Indiana Pacers

Hold on to your jerseys, sports fans, because we’re about to see some fireworks! The thunderous Oklahoma City Thunder, boasting an impressive 52W-24L record, are set to storm the court at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, home of the feisty 43W-34L Indiana Pacers. The action is set to ignite at 07:00PM EST, so make sure your snacks are ready and your bets are placed. The Thunder are hot on the heels of the Western conference leaders, just 1.0 game back, while the Pacers are clawing their way up the Eastern conference, a mere 4.5 games behind. The bookies have set the over/under at 234.5, with the Thunder line at 4.5, and the Pacers line at -4.5, which is sure to make for some high-stakes action. Both teams are coming off a loss, the Pacers to BRO 111-115 and the Thunder to BOS 100-135, so you can bet they’ll both be out for redemption. So, strap in folks, because when the Thunder clashes with the Pacers, it’s sure to cause a rumble in the NBA jungle!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: April 05, 2024 07:00PM EST
Location: Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indiana

Vegas Odds

OKL ML IND ML Over/Under Line
Open +150 -175 235.0 4.5/-4.5
Recent +155 -180 234.5 6.0/-6.0
Difference +5 -5 -0.5

Team Performance

okl Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
22W-17L

39.2% Win Probability

ind Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
HOME
23W-13L

60.8% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
03/12/24 Indiana Pacers IND 22 36 36 27 121 Under
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 17 29 41 24 111
03/31/23 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 32 29 33 23 117 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 36 29 25 31 121
01/18/23 Indiana Pacers IND 20 24 29 33 106 Under
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 36 22 42 26 126
02/25/22 Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 29 40 23 31 6 129 Over
Indiana Pacers IND 36 25 32 30 2 125
01/28/22 Indiana Pacers IND 29 22 22 27 13 113 Under
Oklahoma City Thunder OKL 30 24 26 20 10 110

Thunder Vs Over/Under

Pacers Vs Over/Under

Thunder Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/03 vs BOS 100-135L 31 21 13 81
04/02 vs PHI 105-109L 43 30 14 87
03/31 vs NYK 113-112W 43 29 12 82
03/29 @ PHX 128-103W 38 33 10 87
03/27 @ HOU 126-132L 49 26 19 96
03/26 vs NOP 119-112W 45 28 12 86
03/24 vs MIL 93-118L 37 20 12 89
03/22 vs TOR 123-105W 46 27 15 96
03/20 @ UTA 119-107W 45 29 10 88
03/16 vs MEM 118-112W 45 25 11 87

Pacers Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
04/03 vs BRO 111-115L 45 27 9 103
04/01 @ BRO 133-111W 47 35 9 103
03/29 @ LAL 109-90W 46 27 8 91
03/27 vs CHI 99-125L 40 25 13 85
03/25 vs LAC 133-116W 34 28 8 86
03/24 vs LAL 145-150L 40 39 11 107
03/22 vs GSW 123-111W 50 32 11 103
03/20 vs DET 122-103W 40 38 12 88
03/18 @ CLE 103-108L 45 28 11 91
03/16 @ BRO 121-100W 50 21 10 105

Starting Lineups

Thunder Notable Injuries

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (PG): Avg: 29.9pts, 5.5reb, 6.2ast, 34.3 minutes. Last game: 03/31/24. Impact: 7.1
  • Jalen Williams (PF): Avg: 19.4pts, 3.9reb, 4.6ast, 31.7 minutes. Last game: 03/31/24. Impact: 6.5
  • Bismack Biyombo (C): Avg: 4.3pts, 5.1reb, 1.4ast, 20.0 minutes. Last game: 04/03/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Jaylin Williams GTD (C): Avg: 3.9pts, 3.4reb, 1.6ast, 13.0 minutes. Last game: 04/03/24. Impact: 2.7

Pacers Notable Injuries

  • James Johnson (PF): Avg: 1.0pts, 0.5reb, 0.9ast, 5.0 minutes. Last game: 03/27/24. Impact: 0.9
  • Kendall Brown (SG/SF): Avg: 1.3pts, 0.3reb, 0.3ast, 3.9 minutes. Last game: 04/01/24. Impact: 0.3
  • Isaiah Wong (PG): Avg: 2.0pts, 0.0reb, 0.0ast, 4.3 minutes. Last game: 04/01/24. Impact: 0.3

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.

Thunder Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #18 #1 #22 #7 -5.8%
PF #23 #24 #21 #24 4.7%
PG #27 #28 #21 #28 17.8%
SF #22 #14 #25 #23 12.4%
SG #9 #12 #17 #10 -3.7%

Pacers Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #13 #30 #6 #23 5.9%
PF #17 #2 #17 #11 -3.7%
PG #15 #19 #14 #10 -13.0%
SF #21 #1 #9 #6 -17.1%
SG #18 #29 #3 #16 -1.1%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
115.2
118.4
Rebounds per Game
42.2
43.5
Assists per Game
27.0
29.1
Steals per Game
8.3
7.3
Blocks per Game
6.0
6.6
Shots per Game
87.9
93.8
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.7
11.6
2-Pt Percentage per Game
57.4
57.0
3-Pt Percentage per Game
36.5
35.3
Turnovers per Game
12.7
10.4
Fouls per Game
17.8
20.9

Recent Trends

  • Jalen Smith (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 76.3% to 18.4, 10.5 min average previous 3 games.
  • Jaylin Williams (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 46.1% to 20.6, 14.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Thunder have a 2-game losing streak on the road. The Pacers have a 2-game winning streak at home.
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