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Houston Rockets at Indiana Pacers 12/23/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Indiana Pacers vs Houston Rockets Odds & Info

Game Indiana Pacers vs Houston Rockets
Date & Time Thursday December 23, 2021, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Latest odds
IND -8.5 ; Total 220
TV Channel
BSIN

The Thursday NBA schedule will tip-off with a matchup between the Houston Rockets and the Indiana Pacers from Gainbridge Fieldhouse. This will be the second of a back-to-back on the road for Houston, who was outscored by 12 points during the second quarter of last night's 126-106 road loss against Milwaukee. The Rockets (10-22) missed 32 of their 45 three-point attempts and shot 42 percent overall.

Christian Wood led five Houston players in double figures with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Kenyon Martin added 12 points, six assists, and five rebounds for the Rockets.

The Indiana Pacers have 10 of their first 17 home games and are 2.5 games out of tenth place in the Eastern Conference standings. On Tuesday, Indiana was outscored by 12 points during the first quarter of a 125-96 road loss against Miami. The Pacers (13-19) were outrebounded by a 53-42 margin and shot just 36 percent from the field.

Chris Duarte and Caris LeVert led Indiana with 17 points apiece on a combined 9-for-22 shooting effort. All-Star C Domantas Sabonis added 12 points and four rebounds for the Pacers.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Rockets are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall.
  • Pacers are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games.
  • Over is 6-1 in Rockets last 7 overall.
  • Over is 10-1 in Rockets last 11 games playing on 0 days rest.
  • Over is 8-2 in Pacers last 10 home games.

Free NBA Pick:

OVER 220

Indiana G Malcolm Brogdon (Achilles) logged just eight minutes during Tuesday’s loss and is listed as questionable for this game. The Rockets continue to play small and are playing on consecutive nights. Take the over to cash again. Final Score Prediction, Indiana Pacers win 118-109.

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