Pacers vs Mavericks Prediction NBA Picks Free 03/27
- Mar 27, 2023, 6:34:43 AM
The Dallas Mavericks visit the Indiana Pacers at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Sunday, March 27, at 4:00 PM ET. The Mavericks come into this game with a 36-39 record, while the Pacers have a 33-42 record. NBA TV will broadcast the game, and you can find tickets on Gamecast.
The Mavericks are currently third in the Southwest Division and have lost four straight games, including a 117-109 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on March 24. Luka Doncic, the team's leading scorer, is doubtful for the game due to injury. The Mavericks have struggled on the road this season, with a 14-23 record away from home.
The Pacers have lost two straight games and are fourth in the Central Division. They lost their most recent game to the Atlanta Hawks, 143-130, on March 25. Tyrese Haliburton and Myles Turner are both doubtful for the game, while Chris Duarte is out. The Pacers have been solid at home this season, with a 19-17 record at the Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
The Pacers are currently favored by 1.5 points, and the over/under is set at 223.5 points. The Pacers have covered the spread in their last four home games against the Mavericks. The total has gone under in five of the Mavericks' last seven games. The Pacers have an ATS record of 39-36-0 this season, while the Mavericks have an ATS record of 28-44-3.
Public Betting Data
As of this writing, the public is backing the Pacers, with 58.4% of the bets and 70.8% of the moneyline bets. However, the Mavericks have received 55.6% of the bets against the spread.
Our NBA picks experts believe that the Pacers will cover the spread in this matchup. The Mavericks have struggled on the road this season, and Doncic's absence will be a significant blow to their offense. The Pacers have been strong at home and should take advantage of the Mavericks' defensive struggles. Expect a high-scoring game that will go over the total.
Pick: Pacers (+2)