Pacers vs Suns Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/26

Pacers vs Suns Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/26

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Indianapolis, IN; January 26, 2024, 5:00 p.m. EST

 

Game Odds

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Time Spread Total ML
5:00 PM -6.5 (EVEN) OFF -200
- +6.5 (EVEN) OFF +170

 

Game Overview

The Phoenix Suns (26-18) take on the Indiana Pacers (24-20) in a compelling matchup set for January 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. EST. This clash features the Suns, riding a seven-game winning streak, against the Pacers, aiming to bounce back from a recent loss. In this detailed preview, we'll analyze team statistics, player performances, injury updates, and provide insights into our prediction.

Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis will be the stage for what promises to be an intense battle. Let's break down the key elements shaping this exciting contest.

 

Team Statistics

Phoenix Suns

The Suns, boasting a 26-18 record, are led by the scoring prowess of Kevin Durant, who averages 29.1 points per game. The team is currently on a hot streak, winning seven consecutive games.

Indiana Pacers

The Pacers, with a 24-20 record, are looking to regroup after a close loss to the Denver Nuggets. Tyrese Haliburton's absence poses a challenge, but they remain a competitive unit.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

Both teams have key players listed on the injury report.

Phoenix Suns

Eric Gordon and Bol Bol are game-time decisions for the Suns, adding some uncertainty to their lineup.

Indiana Pacers

Jalen Smith is a game-time decision for the Pacers, while Tyrese Haliburton is expected to be out until January 28.

 

Recent Performances

Phoenix Suns

The Suns are on an impressive seven-game winning streak, with their latest victory being a dominant 132-109 triumph over the Dallas Mavericks.

Indiana Pacers

The Pacers are coming off a narrow 114-109 loss to the Denver Nuggets. Despite the loss, their competitive spirit was evident.

 

Prediction

Considering the Suns' current form, including a seven-game winning streak, and the Pacers missing key players, our prediction is in favor of the Phoenix Suns covering the -6.5 points spread. The Suns, led by Kevin Durant, have demonstrated a high level of efficiency both offensively and defensively.

The -6.5 points spread suggests that the Suns are expected to secure a decisive victory, leveraging their recent momentum against a Pacers team facing challenges. Expect the Suns to control the game and emerge victorious.

Pick: Phoenix Suns -6.5

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