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Houston Rockets vs. Indiana Pacers

February 6, 2024


The Houston Rockets will travel to Indianapolis, Indiana to face the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse with the game scheduled for 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday evening and will air on Bally Sports Indiana.

The Rockets enter this game in 11th place in the Western Conference with a record of 23-26 following a 90-111 loss on the road against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. Houston has been one of the lower-scoring teams in the league as they are averaging the 10th fewest points per game with an average of 113.39 points per game, however, because they play at a slower pace than the average team in the NBA it also leads them to be one of the better defensive teams as they are allowing the 9th fewest points per game in the league with an average of 112.31 points allowed per game. Alperen Sengun has been one of the best players on the team and leads the team in scoring and rebounds with an average of 21.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game. The Houston Rockets will look to bounce back following the loss against the Timberwolves when they travel to face the Indiana Pacers.

The Indiana Pacers enter this game with a record of 28-23 and are in 6th place in the Eastern Conference following Sunday’s 115-99 win on the road against the Charlotte Hornets which also ended their three-game losing streak. The success of the Pacers this season can be attributed to their offensive play as they are the highest-scoring team in the NBA with an average of 123.88 points per game. However, they play at one of the fastest tempos in the NBA which leads them to allowing the 3rd most points per game in the league with an average of 122.38 points per game. Pascal Siakam has been one of the better additions following the trade with the Raptors and has averaged 21.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game since joining the Pacers. The Indiana Pacers will look to build off the momentum following the win on the road against the Hornets when they host the Houston Rockets on Tuesday evening.

BookMaker has the Indiana Pacers listed as 7-point favorites at home against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday evening. Indiana has won eight of the last ten including the previous eight meetings against Houston while having covered the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series. The Houston Rockets are 25-22-2 ATS overall, 8-13-1 ATS on the road, and 15-16-1 ATS as an underdog this season while the Indiana Pacers are 28-21-3 ATS overall, 14-10-2 ATS at home, and 11-9-1 ATS as a favorite on the year.

Indiana enters this game with the better record and has been the dominant team in the series, winning eight straight against Houston. The Pacers have covered the spread in six of the last ten and two of the previous three games in the series while also having been the better team at covering the spread this season with a record of 28-21-3 ATS overall and 14-10-2 ATS at home while the Rockets are 25-22-2 ATS overall and 8-13-1 ATS on the road. Lay the points with the Indiana Pacers when they host the Houston Rockets on Tuesday evening.

Spooky Express Pick: Indiana Pacers -7