Washington Wizards vs. Indiana Pacers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | December 6

By Lester Mackay | December 5, 2021, 9:38 pm

The Indiana Pacers (9-16) are favored, by 5.5 points, versus the Washington Wizards (14-10) on December 6, 2021 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. It’s a contest featuring a pair of the best squads in the NBA defending against the 3-pointer — the Pacers are third (11.0 triples allowed per game) and the Wizards are first (10.0).

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards.

Pacers stats and betting info

Betting trends for Indiana

  • Indiana has a 12-13-0 record against the spread this season.
  • When they have played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, the Pacers are 1-3 against the spread.
  • A total of 11 of Indiana’s 25 games with a set total have hit the over (44%).
  • The Pacers have been favored on the moneyline 13 total times this season. They’ve finished 4-9 in those games.
  • Indiana has a 1-2 record (winning just 33.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -227 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Pacers a 69.4% chance to win.

Key players for Indiana

  • Domantas Sabonis: 17.4 PTS, 12.1 REB, 1.1 STL, 56.4 FG%, 28.4 3PT% (19-for-67)
  • Malcolm Brogdon: 20.7 PTS, 6.1 AST, 45.2 FG%, 31.5 3PT% (39-for-124)
  • Myles Turner: 12.9 PTS, 7.5 REB, 2.8 BLK, 52.6 FG%, 40.2 3PT% (45-for-112)
  • T.J. McConnell: 8.4 PTS, 50.3 FG%, 28.0 3PT% (7-for-25)
  • Chris Duarte: 13.1 PTS, 41.7 FG%, 34.9 3PT% (44-for-126)

Pacers Injuries: T.J. McConnell: Out (Wrist), Justin Holiday: Out (Health Protocols), T.J. Warren: Out (Foot)

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Wizards stats and betting info

Betting trends for Washington

  • Indiana’s ATS record is 12-13-0 this season.
  • The Pacers are 1-3 against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in 11 of Indiana’s 25 games with a set total.
  • The Wizards have entered the game as underdogs 12 times this season and won seven, or 58.3%, of those games.
  • This season, Washington has won one of its three games when they’re the underdog by at least +182 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Wizards have a 35.5% chance to win.

Key players for Washington

  • Bradley Beal: 21.9 PTS, 6.0 AST, 42.8 FG%, 26.4 3PT% (33-for-125)
  • Montrezl Harrell: 15.8 PTS, 8.4 REB, 65.0 FG%, 25.0 3PT% (2-for-8)
  • Kyle Kuzma: 12.8 PTS, 8.6 REB, 42.1 FG%, 34.8 3PT% (48-for-138)
  • Spencer Dinwiddie: 13.4 PTS, 5.2 AST, 39.4 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (39-for-113)
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: 11.5 PTS, 1.3 STL, 44.0 FG%, 39.7 3PT% (50-for-126)

Wizards Injuries: Rui Hachimura: Out (Not With Team), Thomas Bryant: Out (Left Knee)

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