Indiana Pacers vs. Washington Wizards Game 6 Point Spread Pick
- Updated: May 14, 2014
Time: 8 PM EST Thursday May 15, 2014, ESPN
Location: Verizon Center, Washington, DC
The Washington Wizards host the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 in an Eastern Conference semifinals series.
The Pacers lead this best of 7 series 3-2.
In their last games: In Game 5 the Wizards beat the Pacers 102-79.
In Game 5 the Wizards outscored the Pacers by 17 points in the 3rd quarter and for the game shot 50% from the floor and held the Pacers to 39%.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
In the last 8 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Under 6 times.
The road team has covered the spread in every game in this series.
The underdog is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 games between these 2 teams.
In Game 5 Marcin Gortat and John Wall combined to score 58 points.
The Pacers have won 2 straight at Washington in this series.
Point Spread: Wizards -4.5
Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Indiana Pacers: 63-31 SU 44-49-1 ATS
Washington Wizards: 50-42 SU 50-41-1 ATS
Key Betting Trends
• IND is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games.
• IND is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a double-digit loss at home.
• IND has an Under record of 4-1-1 in their last 6 road games.
• WASH is 11-3 ATS in their last 14 games overall.
• WASH is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a SU win of more than 10 points.
• WASH has an Over record of 4-1 in their last 5 home games.
Sagarin Power Rankings
Indiana Pacers: 93.29
Washington Wizards: 91.46
Key Player Injuries
Andrew Bynum C Sidelined Mar 17 knee Ruled out for Round 2
Point Spread Pick
The Pacers shot 39% from the field and were out-rebounded 62-23. Huh? I know it’s the NBA. I know teams don’t show up for certain games. I know that Indiana won both games in Washington. I know I can’t back a team as heartless as the Pacers. Am I biased? Sure.
Take the Washington Wizards -4