Indiana Pacers vs. Houston Rockets: 1/6/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 6, 2021

The Indiana Pacers (5-2) play the Houston Rockets (2-3) as only 2-point favorites on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET on FS-IN. The matchup has an over/under of 227 points.

Betting Information

Pacers vs Rockets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pacers -2 -110 -110 227 -110 -110
Place a bet on Indiana Pacers or the Houston Rockets for Wednesday’s game.

Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Houston has a 6-4 record against Indiana.

Pacers vs Rockets in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
8/12/2020 Rockets Rockets -7 233 -278 226 Regular Season 108-104 IND
11/15/2019 Rockets Rockets -6.5 226 -251 204 Regular Season 111-102 HOU
11/11/2018 Rockets Regular Season 115-103 HOU
11/5/2018 Pacers Regular Season 98-94 HOU
11/29/2017 Rockets Regular Season 118-97 HOU
11/12/2017 Pacers Regular Season 118-95 HOU
2/27/2017 Rockets Regular Season 117-108 IND
1/29/2017 Pacers Regular Season 120-101 IND
3/27/2016 Pacers Regular Season 104-101 IND
1/10/2016 Rockets Regular Season 107-103 HOU
  • 8/12/2020 DNP – Pacers: TJ Warren, Domantas Sabonis, Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb Rockets: Russell Westbrook
  • 11/15/2019 DNP – Pacers: Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb Rockets: Eric Gordon, Clint Capela
  • Pacers Betting Information

    • Against the spread, Indiana has been strong this season, posting a 5-1 record.
    • The Pacers fare well when favored by at least 2 points, posting a 3-1 record against the spread.
    • More often than not, Indiana and its foes have united to hit the over, cashing in on 4 of 7 chances this season.
    Bet on the Indiana Pacers to win the NBA Championship.

    Rockets Betting Information

    • Houston has covered the spread in less than half of its games, going 2-3 ATS.
    • When they play as at least 2-point underdogs, the Rockets have a record ATS of 0-2.
    • Houston has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 60% of matchups this season (3 out of 5 chances).
    Bet on the Houston Rockets to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 21 of seven games (300%) this year, the Pacers and their opponents have scored no less than this matchup’s over/under of 227 points.
    • Houston has played in three games this season (out of five total matchups — 60% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 227 points.
    • The two teams average a combined 0.1 more points per game (227.1) than this matchup’s over/under of 227 points.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 3.3 fewer points per game (223.7) than this game’s total of 227 points.
    • The average total the Pacers have had set in matchups this season is four fewer points than this outing’s point total.
    • Rockets games this season have averaged a total of 227.8 points, 0.8 more than the point total in this matchup.
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    Pacers Leaders

    • Malcolm Brogdon leads the Pacers in scoring (22.0 points per game) and assisting (7.0 assists per game).
    • Indiana’s rebounding leader is Domantas Sabonis, who pulls down 11.3 per game.
    • Victor Oladipo is the top three-point shooter for the Pacers, hitting 3.3 per game.
    • Indiana’s blocks leader is Myles Turner, who collects 3.6 per game. Brogdon leads the team averaging 1.9 steals a game.

    Rockets Leaders

    • Christian Wood leads the Rockets with 23.6 points per game, 10.0 rebounds per game, and 1.6 assists per game.
    • Sterling Brown is tops from three-point range for the Rockets, knocking down 2.0 threes per game.
    • Houston’s PJ Tucker has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.2 per game and Wood is first in blocks with 2.0 per game.
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