Portland Trail Blazers vs Indiana Pacers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 20

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 20, 2022, 9:12 AM
  • The Pacers (20-40) are -7.5 favorites vs. the Trail Blazers (25-35)
  • Total (Over/Under): 234.5 points
  • Sunday, March 20, 2022 at 3:30pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSIN & ROOT Sports NW

The Portland Trail Blazers visit Gainbridge Fieldhouse to take on the Indiana Pacers on Sunday. Tipoff is scheduled for 3:30pm EDT in Indianapolis.

The Pacers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -7.5 (-115).

So far this NBA season, the Trail Blazers are 28-40 against the spread, while the Pacers are 31-37 against the spread.

The Trail Blazers vs Pacers Over/Under is 234.5 total points for the game.


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Trail Blazers vs. Pacers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Portland Trail Blazers+7.5 -105O 234.5 -110260
Indiana Pacers -7.5 -115U 234.5 -110-350

Against the spread this NBA season, the Trail Blazers have gone:

  • 28-40 against the Spread (-16.05 Units / -21.1% ROI)
  • 26-43 against the Moneyline (-4.25 Units / -4.59% ROI)
  • 35-34 against the Over for game total points (-2.4 Units / -3.16% ROI)
  • 34-35 against the Under for game total points (-4.5 Units / -5.93% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Moneyline in 10 of their last 18 away games (+16.77 Units / 88% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Team Total Under in 40 of their last 67 games (+11.93 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the Moneyline in 12 of their last 31 games (+10.75 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1Q Spread in 20 of their last 29 away games (+10.17 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have covered the 1H Spread in 13 of their last 18 away games (+7.64 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 17 of their last 64 games (-33.27 Units / -44% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 4Q Spread in 21 of their last 64 games (-24.09 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the 3Q Spread in 23 of their last 64 games (-22.02 Units / -31% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Team Total Over in 25 of their last 67 games (-21.66 Units / -28% ROI)
  • The Portland Trail Blazers have only covered the Spread in 25 of their last 64 games (-16.85 Units / -24% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pacers have gone:

  • 31-37 against the Spread (-9.8 Units / -12.53% ROI)
  • 24-47 against the Moneyline (-18.4 Units / -19.05% ROI)
  • 40-31 against the Over for game total points (+5.9 Units / 7.55% ROI)
  • 31-40 against the Under for game total points (-13 Units / -16.65% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1H Game Total Over in 41 of their last 55 games (+25.51 Units / 42% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 2Q Game Total Over in 40 of their last 58 games (+20.28 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Game Total Over in 22 of their last 28 games at home (+15.40 Units / 50% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 23 of their last 32 games at home (+13.09 Units / 38% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have covered the Team Total Over in 21 of their last 28 games (+12.90 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 59 games (-31.23 Units / -48% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 18 of their last 58 games (-26.24 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Game Total Under in 18 of their last 52 games (-19.40 Units / -34% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Moneyline in 18 of their last 57 games (-18.65 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Indiana Pacers have only covered the Team Total Under in 23 of their last 59 games (-17.44 Units / -26% ROI)

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Portland Trail Blazers: Keys to the Game vs. the Indiana Pacers

The Trail Blazers were 14-3 (.824) when allowing fewer than 10 fastbreak points last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: .558

The Trail Blazers were 10-3 (.769) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Trail Blazers are 40-7 (.833) when shooting 40% or better from three since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .738

Indiana Pacers: Keys to the Game vs. the Portland Trail Blazers

The Pacers are 3-11 (.214) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Pacers are 15-39 (.278) when their opponent attempts 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .459

The Pacers are 15-22 (.405) when attempting 25 or more free throws since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .540

The Pacers are 5-22 (.185) when losing the rebounding margin this season — 5th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .298

Injury Report: Pacers vs. Trail Blazers - Sunday's Game, Mar. 20

  • Ricky Rubio (Pacers): Rubio suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • T.J. McConnell (Pacers): The Pacers announced that McConnell will be re-evaluated in February.
  • Myles Turner (Pacers): The Pacers announced that Turner is a few weeks from returning to action.
  • Jalen Smith (Pacers): The Pacers have listed Smith as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday's game (Mar. 20) against the Trail Blazers.
  • T.J. Warren (Pacers): Warren will not play for the Pacers this season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Isaiah Jackson (Pacers): Jackson has entered the concussion protocol and is expected to miss a few games, according to Scott Agness of Fieldhouse Files.
  • Goga Bitadze (Pacers): The Pacers have listed Bitadze as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday's game (Mar. 20) against the Trail Blazers.
  • Chris Duarte (Pacers): The Pacers have listed Duarte as QUESTIONABLE for Sunday's game (Mar. 20) against the Trail Blazers.
  • Nassir Little (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Little will undergo surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
  • Jusuf Nurkic (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Nurkic will miss at least four weeks.
  • Justise Winslow (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers have listed Winslow as OUT for Sunday's game (Mar. 20) against the Pacers.
  • Didi Louzada (Trail Blazers): Louzada is dealing with a torn meniscus in his left knee. There is no timetable for his return.
  • Damian Lillard (Trail Blazers): Lillard will be reevaluated in 2-3 weeks after beginning reconditioning.
  • Eric Bledsoe (Trail Blazers): Bledsoe is dealing with a left Achilles injury and does not appear close to returning to action, according to Trail Blazers' beat reporter Casey Holdahl.
  • Anfernee Simons (Trail Blazers): The Trail Blazers announced that Simons will be re-eavaluated in 1-2 weeks.
  • Joe Ingles (Trail Blazers): Ingles suffered a torn left ACL in Sunday's (Jan. 30) game against Minnesota.

Portland Trail Blazers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers averaged 10.8 turnovers per game (775 turnovers/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 13.2

The Trail Blazers averaged 5.4 turnovers per game (388 turnovers/72 games) in the second half last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 6.6

The Trail Blazers averaged 21.2 assists per game (1,526 assists/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 24.7

The Trail Blazers averaged 11.0 assists per game (794 assists/72 games) in the first half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.8

Indiana Pacers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers are shooting 31% from three (241/780) in the second half this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Pacers had an assist to turnover ratio of 2.1 (1,973 assists/ 937 TOs) last season — tied for 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: 1.9

The Pacers have averaged 0.49 points per possession (2,229 points/4,825 possessions) in the second half this season — tied for 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.51

The Pacers are shooting 33% from three (517/1,585) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

Portland Trail Blazers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Trail Blazers have blocked 307 shots at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 10th most among NBA teams

Indiana Pacers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pacers have averaged 6.3 blocks per game (358 blocks/57 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8

The Pacers averaged 6.4 blocks per game (460 blocks/72 games) last season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers have averaged 6.2 blocks per game (724 blocks/117 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Pacers blocked 460 shots last season — most among NBA teams


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