The Phoenix Suns will look to tame the red hot Indiana Pacers tonight when the two squads hook up at the US Airways Center. Tip off in tonight's inter-conference clash between the Suns and Pacers is set for 10:30pm ET; the game will be broadcast live on ESPN. The latest NBA Betting Odds have Indiana listed as a -6 against the spread road favorite and the Over/Under set at 196.5 points.
The Pacers have two January losses on their resume, which is more than they suffered through their first 17 games of the season, but they are playing better basketball than any team in the league right now.
Indiana opened its current five game road swing on Monday night with a 102-94 win over Golden State, giving the team its fifth straight win and its 33rd overall. The victory also brought the Pacers road record to an impressive 12-6 for the season.
Phoenix, which has been one of the bigger surprises this year, only wishes it playing at the same level as Indiana. While the Suns own a solid 23-17 record, they have struggling greatly since ringing in the new year.
Phoenix is coming off a nice 117-103 home win over Denver, but Sunday's triumph over the Nuggets marked just its fourth win in its last 10 games.
With two days to rest and prepare for the Pacers, perhaps, the Suns can score an upset this evening. Phoenix has won three of the last five games between these two teams at the US Airways Center. The Suns have also been a tough out at home this season, posting a 14-6 record as a host.
Notable Trends: Phoenix is 7-0 against the spread in its last seven games as a home underdog with a spread between 4 and 7.5 points.
Indiana Pacers vs Phoenix Suns NBA Betting Odds:
Indiana Pacers -6 (-110), Over 196.5 (-110), -250 (Moneyline)
Phoenix Suns +6 (-110), Under 196.5 (-110), +210 (Moneyline)
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