The Brooklyn Nets will take on the Indiana Pacers at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday at the Barclays Center. The Nets are 2-3 overall and 1-2 at home, while Indiana is 1-4 overall and 0-3 on the road. Brooklyn fell 106-93 to the Miami Heat on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Indiana lost to the Toronto Raptors, 118-100.
The Nets have won their last four games against the Pacers. Brooklyn is favored by 8.5-points in the latest Nets vs. Pacers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 222.5. Before entering any Pacers vs. Nets picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the advanced computer model at SportsLine.
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- Nets vs. Pacers spread: Nets -8.5
- Nets vs. Pacers over-under: 222.5 points
What you need to know about the Nets
Kevin Durant dropped a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds on Wednesday. James Harden missed eight of 12 shots from the field and finished with 14 points. He is averaging just 16 points per game so far this season. Harden has a field goal percentage of 35.9 and he is shooting 33.3 percent from 3-point range.
Brooklyn was outrebounded 62-42 by Miami. The Nets have lost three games by double digits. Nicolas Claxton (illness) is questionable for Wednesday’s game.
What you need to know about the Pacers
Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points and five assists in addition to five boards on Wednesday. He left the game against Toronto with hamstring soreness and will not play on Friday. Caris LeVert (back) is questionable, and he has not played yet this season. Domantas Sabonis, who has three double-doubles so far this season, was held to just eight points on Wednesday.
The Pacers had 23 turnovers on Wednesday, four by Sabonis. Chris Duarte had 14 points and is averaging 18.6 points per game. Indiana has reached the 100-point mark in all five games this season.
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