Pacers vs. Rockets Predictions & Best Bets: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under and Props | February 6

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 6, 2024

The efficient offense of the Indiana Pacers (28-23) will face the stalwart defense of the Houston Rockets (23-26) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on February 6, 2024. The Pacers are favored by 8.5 points. The matchup’s over/under is 245.

Looking to make an informed wager on Tuesday’s game? Find out the best bets available in this matchup (based on our computer predictions) in the article below.

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Spread: Rockets (+8.5) to Cover

  • The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (3.4 points) is considerably less than the 8.5-point edge DraftKings gives to the Pacers, though the data still has them as the favorite. Put your money on the Rockets to cover.
  • Houston has a 25-22-2 record against the spread this year.
  • The Rockets have been an underdog by 8.5 points or more five times this season, and covered the spread in two of those contests.
  • So far this season, Indiana has compiled a 28-20-3 record against the spread.
  • The Pacers have been favored by 8.5 points or more five times this season, and covered the spread in four of those games.

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Total: Under 245

  • In this game, the model projects a total (236.0 points) considerably lower than the DraftKings over/under (245 points). Bet on the under.
  • Indiana and its opponent have broken the 245-point mark 28 times this year.
  • So far this season, 12 Houston’s games have featured over 245 points scored.
  • The Pacers and their opponents have combined to go over the point total 29 out of 51 times this season.
  • The Rockets and their opponents have combined to go over the point total 23 out of 49 times this year.

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Moneyline Winner: Pacers (-355)

  • Prediction: Pacers 120, Rockets 116
  • Indiana has won 13, or 61.9%, of the 21 games it has played as the favorite this season.
  • Houston has been an underdog in 32 games this season and has come away with the win 10 times (31.2%) in those contests.

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Alperen Sengun Points Prop: Over 22.5

  • Alperen Sengun delivers 21.6 points, 9.3 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game for the Rockets.
  • The 22.5-point over/under for Sengun on Tuesday is 0.9 higher than his season scoring average.
  • Sengun has had a points prop in 50 games this season, and has exceeded the total 30 times.
  • Although the Pacers are ceding 122.4 points per game (third-worst in NBA) on defense, their offense has been excellent, as they rank best in the league by tallying 124.2 points per game.

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