Suns vs Pacers Prediction and Odds

Suns vs Pacers Prediction and Odds

Suns vs Pacers Prediction and Odds: The stats are in favor of the Phoenix Suns. However, the game is expected to be close.


The Indiana Pacers (23-23) will play the Phoenix Suns (22-24) in a Cross-Conference matchup at the Footprint Center in Orlando on Saturday, January 21. Both teams are coming off contrasting results on their Previous matchday.

The Indiana Pacers are coming off a humiliating defeat against the Oklahoma City Thunder. While the Suns snapped their 3-match losing streak against the Brooklyn Nets.

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Suns vs Pacers Prediction: Last 5 Games Analysis

The Indiana Pacers have lost all of their last 5 away fixtures.

The defeats have come against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, and the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Pacers have struggled in away fixtures, winning only 8 out of 14

In the last 5 away games

  • The Indiana Pacers average 111.4 points per game.
  • The Indiana Pacers have conceded 123.8 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1

The Phoenix Suns have won 1 of their last 5 home games.

The Suns’ only home win came against the Brooklyn Nets in their last match. The Suns have lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, Memphis Grizzlies, and Washington Wizards. The Suns are 15-7 at home so far this season.

In the last 5 home games

  • The Phoenix Suns scored 104.8 points per game.
  • The Phoenix Suns have conceded 113.2 points per game.
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
  • Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2

Both teams have been inconsistent this season. The Phoenix Suns will have a home advantage.

Suns vs Pacers Prediction: Offense and Defense Comparisons

Offense

The Indiana Pacers average 115.3 points per game. They shot 45.9% from the field and 36.5% from the 3-point line. The Pacers are given a rank of 16th in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 113.6.

The Phoenix Suns have averaged 112.6 points per game as of now. In shooting, they recorded a success rate of 46.4% in field goals and 38.4% in 3-pointers. The Phoenix Suns are rated 114.2 on offense with a rank of 14th in the league.

The Phoenix Suns are ahead in the offense.

Defense

The Indiana Pacers have been giving away 116.5 points per game in the current season. They played with an average of 42.3 rebounds per game. The average number of steals and the average number of blocks currently stand at 7.9 and 6.0 respectively. The Indiana Pacers rank 23 in defense having an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 114.7.

The Phoenix Suns have conceded 112.2 points per game so far. They maintained an average of 43.1 rebounds, with 6.9 steals and 4.9 blocks per game. The Suns rank 14th in the defense among all teams with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.4.

The Suns are better on defense as well.

Suns vs Pacers Odds

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Suns vs Pacers Prediction: Last Game Analysis

Can the Pacers snap their 5-game losing streak?

The Indiana Pacers are in a midst of a 5-match-losing streak and are coming off a defeat to the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road. The Pacers, who have now lost five straight games, were led by Andrew Nembhard’s 18 points. Buddy Hield scored just three points despite coming into the game averaging 18 points per game. The Indiana Pacers struggled in most categories. The Indiana Pacers shot 41.5% from the field and 36.4% from beyond the arc. The Indiana Pacers rebounded 48 and scored 50 points from the Paint.

Will the Suns Build on their Victory over the Nets?

The Phoenix Suns snapped their three-match losing streak with their win over the Nets at home. The Suns defeated the Brooklyn Nets 117-112 on Thursday night behind Mikal Bridges’ 28 points and Johnson’s 19 off the bench. The Suns led 65-51 at halftime. Before the break, Ayton had 17 points, nine rebounds, and three assists. The Suns shot 39.3% from outside the arc and 45.9% from the field. The Suns outrebounded the Nets as well 49 to 34. The Phoenix Suns tallied 40 points in the paint and scored 5 fast break points.

Pacers vs Suns Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 95 regular-season games between these two teams in the NBA. The Phoenix Suns are ahead with 52 wins, while the Indiana Pacers have managed to win 43 fixtures.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, 4 games were won by the Phoenix Suns and 1 by the Indiana Pacers.

Last Meeting: The previous clash took place in the last season on 22 January 2022. The Phoenix Suns won that fixture with a score of 113-103.

Head-to-Head: Key Highlights (Last 5 Meetings)

  • The Phoenix Suns hosted 2 games, While the Pacers hosted 3 games.
  • Average Number of Total Points scored: 222.0
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Suns: 115.0
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Pacers: 107.0

Pacers vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out

Phoenix Suns

Deandre Ayton (Center)

Points Per Game: 17.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 9.7 | Assists Per Game: 2.1

Mikal Bridges (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 15.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.6 | Steals Per Game: 1.2

Chris Paul (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 13.1 | Assists Per Game: 8.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.5

Indiana Pacers

Tyrese Haliburton (Point Guard)

Points Per Game: 20.2 | Assists Per Game: 10.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0

Benedict Mathurin (Shooting Guard)

Points Per Game: 17.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.8 | Assists Per Game: 2.7

Myles Turner (Center)

Points Per Game: 17.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 7.8 | Blocks Per Game: 1.6

Suns vs Pacers Prediction and Odds: Winner Prediction

Stats Comparison

  • The Phoenix Suns will be starting as home favorites.
  • The Suns have had better offense and defense stats compared to the Pacers.
  • The Suns lead on the recent Head-to-Head
  • Final Conclusion: The Suns are poised to win

The Suns have been slightly better than the Indiana Pacers recently. Devin Booker’s absence has slightly weakened their offense, which the Pacers can exploit. Overall the Suns are favorite but the game can render close.