We came home a winner on Friday with our college basketball best betting selection as the Washington St Cougars was able to get the cover getting +8 points against the Pittsburgh Panthers from the third and deciding game from the CBI Tournament. Just like we though there would be no give up from this Washington St team as they again faced a double digit deficit midway through the second half and never threw in the towel as they were able to get the money for their backers as the hungrier team on the court last night. With our best bet from Saturday we turn our attention to the NBA as the Indiana Pacers will travel to play the San Antonio Spurs. The Pacers and Spurs will tip it off from San Antonio at 8:30PM Eastern Time and it’s the NBA League Pass delivering the live national television broadcast. With our NBA pro basketball pick today we will play on the Indiana Pacers +8 ½ points against the San Antonio Spurs. The current odds from our NBA pick tonight comes Top Bet sportsbook.
The San Antonio Spurs opened in the betting as a -8 point favorite with an over under of 200 ½ points. The early money has come in early on the Pacers as some online sportsbooks have the Spurs as -8 ½ point betting favorite. You can still find San Antonio lined as a -8 point favorite at various sportsbook locations offshore. The total has steamed up to an over under currently of 203 ½ points. If you bet the San Antonio Spurs on the money line you return on the home favorite will be -365 odds. Those who believe the road team Indiana Pacers can win this game tonight straight up you will get +325 odds return for your money line wager.
The Indiana Pacers have played solid basketball of late winning five of their past seven games with an outright 15 point home win coming against the Miami Heat during that span. They are coming off a home win against Washington and will play tonight with a benefit of one day of rest. Indiana has been solid on the offensive end of the court as the club has averaged over 103 points and nearly 47% from the floor with 47% from beyond the arc over their past five games. Indiana has a solid roster behind Danny Granger, David West, Paul George and point guard Darren Collison in their starting lineup. Off the bench the Pacers get production from Tyler Hansbrough and the veteran addition Leandro Barbosa.
It is very difficult to lay -8 points on a San Antonio Spurs team that has not been very good defensively. Head coach Gregg Popovich has told the media this season that this Spurs team is his worst defensive club as head coach during his tenure with the team. In their past two games the Spurs allowed 112 points against Sacramento and then 100 points against the Phoenix Suns. Behind a talented Indiana Pacers roster they cover this inflated +8 points with your wager at sports books.