Indiana Pacers vs. Charlotte Hornets 1/29/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 28, 2021

The Charlotte Hornets (7-11) host the Indiana Pacers (11-7) after losing three home games in a row. The Pacers are favored by just 1.5 points in the contest, which starts at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, January 29, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is set at 219.5.

Betting Information

Pacers vs Hornets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pacers -1.5 -117 -111 219.5 -117 -111
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Head to Head

Indiana has a 7-3 record in the last 10 head-to-head meetings with Charlotte. The Pacers also have a 4-1 advantage against the spread when playing the Hornets.

Pacers vs Hornets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/27/2021 Pacers Hornets -3 221 -144 121 Regular Season 116-106 IND
2/25/2020 Pacers Pacers -11.5 209 -721 524 Regular Season 119-80 IND
1/6/2020 Pacers Hornets -6 209 -248 203 Regular Season 115-104 IND
12/15/2019 Pacers Pacers -11.5 210 -770 529 Regular Season 107-85 IND
11/5/2019 Pacers Hornets -2.5 212.5 -138 114 Regular Season 122-120 CHA
2/11/2019 Pacers Regular Season 99-90 IND
1/20/2019 Pacers Regular Season 120-95 IND
11/21/2018 Hornets Regular Season 127-109 CHA
4/10/2018 Pacers Regular Season 119-93 CHA
4/8/2018 Hornets Regular Season 123-117 IND
  • 2/25/2020 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb Hornets: Devonte’ Graham
  • 1/6/2020 DNP – Pacers: Malcolm Brogdon, Victor Oladipo
  • 12/15/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo; Hornets: P.J. Washington
  • 11/5/2019 DNP – Pacers: Domantas Sabonis, Victor Oladipo
  • Pacers Betting Information

    • Against the spread, Indiana has been strong this season, posting a 10-7 record.
    • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Pacers have fared well against the spread, putting together a 6-5 record.
    • In 11 of 18 (61.1%) contests this season, Indiana and its opponents have hit the over.
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    Hornets Betting Information

    • Charlotte’s record against the spread is 9-9.
    • The Hornets have not fared well as a 1.5-point underdog, going 2-4 against the spread when they are at least 1.5-point underdogs.
    • Charlotte has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 44.4% of matchups this year (8 out of 18 chances).
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    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Pacers and their opponents have combined to score more than 219.5 points in 66.7% of their games this season (12 of 18 opportunities).
    • Charlotte has played in seven games this year (out of 18 total matchups — 38.9% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score more than 219.5 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 1.9 more points per game (221.4) than this game’s over/under of 219.5 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 1.1 more points per game (220.6) than this matchup’s total of 219.5 points.
    • The Pacers’ average point total in matchups this season is 224.6, 5.1 points higher than the over/under in this game.
    • The average point total for the Hornets this season is 2.2 points lower than this game’s over/under.
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    Pacers Leaders

    • Malcolm Brogdon leads the Pacers in points and assists. He scores 22.8 points per game while also adding 7.1 assists.
    • Domantas Sabonis paces Indiana with 12.3 rebounds per game.
    • Brogdon is the top three-point shooter for the Pacers, knocking down 2.9 per game.
    • Indiana’s steals leader is T.J. McConnell, who collects 1.7 per game. Myles Turner leads the team averaging 4.1 blocks an outing.

    Hornets Leaders

    • Gordon Hayward owns the Hornets top spot in scoring with 23.6 points per game and also tacks on 5.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists per contest.
    • The Charlotte leaders in rebounds and assists are Bismack Biyombo (6.9 rebounds per game) and Devonte’ Graham (6.1 assists per game).
    • Terry Rozier is tops from three-point range for the Hornets, hitting 3.1 threes per game.
    • Rozier is at the top of Charlotte’s steals hierarchy with 1.4 steals per game and Biyombo leads the squad in blocks with 1.3 per game.
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