Pelicans vs Pacers Betting Prediction and Odds for 2/28/24

Pelicans vs Pacers Betting Prediction and Odds for 2/28/24

Here is our Pelicans vs Pacers Betting prediction for this NBA regular-season game set to take place on February 28, 2024.

  • It’s 35-24 for the Pelicans.
  • New Orleans is letting up 111.7 points per game on defense.
  • They beat the Knicks 115–92 the last time they played.
  • They are 33–26 and play the Pelicans.
  • Indiana is letting up 122.1 points per game on defense.
  • Following a loss to the Raptors, the Pacers want to get back on track.

Pelicans vs Pacers Betting Odds

Here are the Pelicans vs Pacers Betting odds:

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS +6 +195 Over 238.5
-6 -235 Under 238.5

Pelicans vs Pacers Betting Prediction

This is a non-conference game between the Pacers (-239) and the Pelicans (+193). It starts at 7:30 ET. The over/under for this game is 239.5, and Indiana is a 6 point favorite.

With a 33-26 record, the Pacers are eighth in the Eastern Conference. The Pelicans, on the other hand, are fifth in the West with a 35-24 record. ESPN will show the game from Indianapolis’s Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Pelicans vs Pacers Matchup At A Glance

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: New Orleans Pelicans at Indiana Pacers
  • Where: Indianapolis at Gainbridge Fieldhouse
  • Date: Wednesday, February 28th

Pelicans Prediction: Can New Orleans’ Offense Score Enough in Indianapolis?

Their record this season is 35–24, which puts them in fifth place in the Western Conference. They are 24–18 against teams from the Western Conference, but only 11–6 against teams from the East.

Twenty-four of the Pelicans’ 59 games this season have been against the odds. If you bet against them, they are 13-11 straight up and 15-9 against the spread. They are 16–14 against the spread when they are on the road, and they have covered the spread in three straight games when they were the favorites.

They are 27–32 on the season as an over/under team, and the under has won their last three games. There have been 55 games between these teams where the over/under was higher than 239.5 points. On average, those games have had 227.7 points.

The Pelicans beat the Knicks by a score of 115–92 in their last game. The over/under for that game was 214 points, and New Orleans beat the spread by 6.5 points.

As a team, the Pelicans score 116.1 points per game, which ranks 14th in the NBA. It takes 115.4 points per game for them to win on the road.

The Pelicans have scored more goals than the average NBA team in 50.8% of their games so far. They make 48% of their field goals, which is ninth best in the league.

The Pelicans make 12.2 three-pointers per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. They are shooting 37% from beyond the line as a whole, which is ninth best in the NBA.

The Pelicans’ defense has given up 111.7 points per game so far, which ranks eighth in the NBA. It’s important to note that in three straight games, they’ve given up more points than their season average. So far this season, the other team has made 55.4% of their two-point field goal tries and 34.6% of their three-point attempts.

Pacers Prediction: Can Indiana’s Offense Score Enough at Home?

The over/under score for Indiana this season is 31–26. They are 16–14 at home and 15–12 on the road. In their last two road games, the Pacers have failed to cover the spread.

The over/under for Indiana’s 59 games this season is 17-11 straight-up and 13-15 against the spread. They have a score edge of +6.9 PPG because they are the favorite.

They have a 33–26 record and are 8th in the Eastern Conference. The Raptors beat them by a score of 130–122 in their last game. That game had Indiana as a 5.5-point favorite.

The average number of points scored in Indiana games this season is 246, which is more than the over/under for today, which is 239.5. The Pacers are 33–26 against the spread.

Indiana is 8-11 against teams from other conferences, but 25-15 against teams from the East. They are 19-12 on the season and have a +5.2 PPG score difference at home.

The Pacers have scored 123.9 points per game, which is the most in the NBA this season. With 126.4 points per game at home, they have been even better.

Indiana has been very good at scoring because they can get to the basket. They make 58% of their two-point field goals, which is the best rate in the league. They’re making 50% of their shots from the field, which is also the best in the NBA.

The Pacers have been good at making three-point shots; they make an average of 13.6 threes per game. But when it comes to three-point shots, they are only 12th.

The Pacers’ defense has been letting up an average of 122.1 points per game coming into today’s game. So far this season, Indiana’s defense has let opponents shoot 37.5% from beyond the line. Also, teams that play Indiana are making 50.6% of their field goal tries.

Pelicans vs Pacers Betting Odds, Trends, and Analysis

  • New Orleans is 5-5 against the spread in their last ten home games. They had a 6-4 record in these games and scored an average of 111 points per game.
  • These are the Pacers’ last five home games. They scored 114 points and gave up 111. Their record against the spread was 2-3, while their record against the spread was 3-2.
  • In their last three games as a favorite, the Pelicans have done well, going 2-1 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.
  • In their last ten games as the favorite, Indiana has gone 3-7 against the spread and 6-4 straight up.

Pelicans vs Pacers Betting Prediction

  • Free Betting Pick: Over 238.5

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