NBA Picks: Golden State Warriors vs. Indiana Pacers

Jeff GrantContributor IFebruary 26, 2013

NBA Picks: Golden State Warriors vs. Indiana Pacers

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    The Indiana Pacers (35-21) have covered the spread in 10 of their last 11 home games against the Golden State Warriors (33-23), which is important to consider when making your NBA picks Tuesday night, as the two teams meet at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

    Sports bettors will find that the Pacers are eight-point favorites in the pro basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total has moved four points from its opening number to settle in at 197.5.

    Let's take a closer look at this non-conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.

Golden State Warriors

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    The Golden State Warriors have won three games in a row, including a 100-99 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves as two-point road favorites Sunday.

    Over the course of the 2012-13 NBA season, the Warriors have compiled a 4-4 against the spread record as a road underdog of 6.5 to nine points, while the OVER is 5-3 in that situation.

Indiana Pacers

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    The Indiana Pacers have won their last four contests, including back-to-back victories against the Detroit Pistons.

    Sports bettors will find that the Pacers are 8-2 against the spread in the month of February, with the OVER going 6-4 in those 10 opportunities.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Indiana Pacers as one of their pro basketball picks Tuesday night, as they've gone 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 home games, while the Golden State Warriors have fallen short against the number in their last six road games.

    NBA Pick: Indiana Pacers -8

     

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