Pacers Game Tonight: Pacers vs Hornets Odds, Injury Report, and Predictions for Oct. 5

Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets - Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets - Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports /

After months of waiting, the Indiana Pacers will finally be back on the hardwood, paying the Charlotte Hornets a visit to open their preseason campaign.

With Tyrese Haliburton spearheading a roster now bannered by young prospects and some holdover veterans, fans will have the opportunity to get a first look at the 2022-23 iteration of the Blue and Gold.

This game will also signal the first NBA preseason game for rookies Bennedict Mathurin, Andrew Nembhard, and Kendall Brown. Meanwhile, familiar veterans, notably Myles Turner and Buddy Hield, will be other names to watch as the trade rumors heat up.

100. League Pass. Wednesday, Oct 5. 170. 7 PM ET. 0-0. 0-1. Pacers -4.5

Pacers vs Hornets Odds, Spread, Over/Under & Betting Pick

The latest odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Indiana as -4.5 favorites on the road against Charlotte. The Pacers stand as -205 moneyline favorites while the Hornets are currently +164 moneyline underdogs.

Projected Pacers Starting Lineup Tonight

SF: Buddy Hield

PF: Jalen Smith

C: Myles Turner

SG: Chris Duarte

PG: Tyrese Haliburton

Pacers Injury Report

Daniel Theis (conditioning) is confirmed to be out against the Hornets.

Indiana Pacers vs Charlotte Hornets Prediction

While this is far from a meaningful game, look for the Pacers to come out swinging hard on the road. Consider this a gut feel though, as the Hornets have been one of the highest-scoring teams in the league in recent years.

Pacers 107, Hornets 101

What channel is the Indiana Pacers game on?

Wednesday’s contest will be available on League Pass and will tip off at 7 PM EDT.

Indiana Pacers vs Charlotte Hornets Live Stream

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Pacers Next Game and Schedule

Indiana battles New York in a home-and-away series before capping off the preseason at home against Houston.

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