Indiana Pacers vs Portland Trail Blazers Odds, Injury Report, and Predictions for Dec. 4

Tyrese Haliburton - Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports
Tyrese Haliburton - Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports /

The Indiana Pacers are currently in the middle of a losing skid for the first time in quite a while after another road loss, this time to the Utah Jazz, to fall to 12-10 this season. It was a wire-to-wire beatdown, with the visitors giving up a season-high 139 points en route to their fourth loss in the last six games.

Things don’t get easier for the Pacers, though, as they are slated for another back-to-back starting tonight at Oregon to take on the Portland Trail Blazers. Indiana has a rest advantage with the hosts having just played last night, but with how the team has been playing recently, not a lot will be penciling them in as favorites.

Both teams split the season series last season. Portland leads the all-time series, 59-37, and has won seven of their last ten head-to-head matchups.

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Indiana Pacers: 15th (ORtg), 21st (DRtg), 1st (Pace), 16th (NRtg)
Portland Trail Blazers: 14th (ORtg), 23rd (DRtg), 28th (Pace), 23rd (NRtg)

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

The latest odds from FanDuel Sportsbook have Portland as -3.0 favorites at home against visiting Indiana. The Trail Blazers stand as -148 money line favorites while the Pacers are currently +126  money line underdogs.

The over/under for this contest has been set at 232.5. The oddsmakers are expecting a high-scoring affair between both teams.

Projected Pacers Starting Lineup Tonight

SF: Buddy Hield

PF: Jalen Smith

C: Myles Turner

SG: Andrew Nembhard

PG: Tyrese Haliburton

Pacers Injury Report

Daniel Theis (knee) and Chris Duarte (ankle) will both remain out against Portland. Meanwhile, Tyrese Haliburton (groin) is listed as a game-time decision.

Indiana Pacers vs Portland Trail Blazers Prediction

The Pacers have trailed by double-digits in each of their last six outings, marked by their slow starts in opening quarters. Against a Blazers team that can be dangerous on offense at times, led by Anfernee Simons and Jerami Grant, another slow start will shave off their chances of snapping their skid. However, Indiana is the more rested team, and with more sense of urgency, they should be able to get the job done.

Pacers 119, Blazers 114

What channel is the Indiana Pacers game on?’

Sunday’s contest will be available on Bally Sports Indiana and will tip off at 9 PM EST.

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Pacers Next Game and Schedule

The Pacers take on the defending champs Warriors on the second night of a back-to-back. Another meeting with Minnesota follows suit to conclude their road trip before heading home to host the Wizards and the Nets for the fourth and final time this season.

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Dec. 05 @ Golden State

Dec. 07 @ Minnesota

Dec. 09 vs Washington

Dec. 10 vs Brooklyn

*Game odds refresh periodically and are subject to change.