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Raptors vs. Pacers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Odds are against Buddy Hield and the Indiana Pacers (32-40), who are an 8-point underdog when they square off with Pascal Siakam and the Toronto Raptors (35-37) on March 22, 2023.

Raptors vs. Pacers Odds

  • Raptors odds to win: -340
  • Pacers odds to win: +280
  • Spread: Raptors (-8)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET
  • Where: Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario
  • TV: BSIN and SportsNet

Who Will Win Raptors vs. Pacers?

Raptors and Pacers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 8 points or more, the Raptors have a 4-4 record against the spread.

The Pacers have a 7-4 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 8 points or more.

Toronto has a 36-35-1 record against the spread this season.

The Pacers have gone 38-33-1 ATS this season.

Raptors Stats & Insights

The Raptors have a +54 scoring differential, putting up 112.9 points per game (21st in the league) and allowing 112.1 (fifth in the NBA).

The Raptors rank 17th in the league at 42.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 42.3 their opponents average.

Toronto makes 10.9 three-pointers per game (23rd in the league) while shooting 34.0% from beyond the arc (26th in the NBA). It is making 1.3 fewer threes per outing than its opponents, who drain 12.2 per game while shooting 37.5%.

The Raptors’ 111.9 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 15th in the NBA, and the 111.9 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 15th in the league.

So far in 2022-23, the Raptors’ offense has been better at home, where they score 114.3 points per game, compared to on the road, where they record 111.4 per game. On the defensive side of the ball, they have been better when playing at home, where they give up 110.6 points per game, versus road games, where they let opponents to score 113.6 per game.

Pacers Stats & Insights

The Pacers’ -174 scoring differential (being outscored by 2.5 points per game) is a result of putting up 115.8 points per game (12th in NBA) while allowing 118.3 per outing (27th in league).

The 41.6 rebounds per game Indiana accumulates rank 23rd in the NBA, 3.7 fewer than the 45.3 its opponents collect.

The Pacers connect on 13.8 three-pointers per game (sixth-most in the league) at a 36.5% rate (12th in NBA), compared to the 12.4 per game their opponents make, at a 37.3% rate.

The Pacers’ 110.7 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 24th in the NBA, and the 114.6 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 25th in the league.

At home Indiana is putting up 118.6 points per game, 5.5 more than it is averaging away (113.1).

Raptors Key Players to Watch

The Raptors active scoring leader is Siakam, who averages 24.1 per contest to go with 7.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists.

Jakob Poeltl adds 12.9 points, 2.9 assists and 9.1 rebounds per matchup. Fred VanVleet puts up 19.6 points, 7.0 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game.

VanVleet makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Raptors, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 3.1 per contest.

OG Anunoby averages 1.9 steals per game, while Poeltl has 1.2 blocks per contest.

Pacers Key Players to Watch

Hield racks up 17.1 points per game. He also adds 5.0 rebounds per outing and 2.7 assists per contest.

This season, Myles Turner has a statline of 18.0 points, 1.4 assists and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Hield hits 3.7 threes per game.

The Pacers’ defensive effort gets a lift from Hield (1.2 steals per game) and Turner (2.3 blocks per game).

Raptors vs. Pacers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Pacers (+ 8)
  • Prediction:
    Raptors 118 – Pacers 112

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