Free NBA Picks Today: San Antonio Spurs vs Indiana Pacers 3/2/23

Free NBA Picks Today: San Antonio Spurs vs Indiana Pacers 3/2/23
Thu 2nd March 2023

The Indiana Pacers (28-35, 10-20 Away) travel to face the San Antonio Spurs (15-47, 9-21 Home), who will be out to snap their losing run at home, on Thursday. Indiana squeaked by the Dallas Mavericks 124-122 at American Airlines Center on Tuesday.

Tyrese Haliburton had a standout performance with 32 points, seven rebounds, and six assists. The Pacers are the 12th seed in the Eastern Conference. San Antonio found victory on Tuesday at Vivint Arena, beating the Utah Jazz 102-94. Keldon Johnson had 25 points, carrying the team.

The Spurs are 14th in the Western Conference. This marks the last meeting of the season between the teams. San Antonio will be aiming for a season sweep against Indiana after taking the only earlier game 137-134 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in October 2022.

Josh Richardson led the Spurs with 27 points, while Jakob Poeltl contributed 21 points and five assists. Haliburton had 27 points and 12 assists in the loss.The Pacers have been led this season by Haliburton (20.1 ppg), Myles Turner (18.2), and Buddy Hield (17.3).

Turner also has grabbed 8.0 rebounds per game, while Haliburton has dished 10.1 assists per game, most in the league. Johnson (21.8 ppg) has supplied much of the Spurs’ offense. Poeltl is averaging 9.0 rebounds per game, and Tre Jones is recording 6.3 assists.

The Pacers have had the advantage in recent games at AT&T Center, winning six of the last 10. San Antonio is seeking to snap a five-game home losing streak this season.

Indiana is 4-6 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -3.9 (115.5-119.4). San Antonio has a 1-9 record over the last 10, allowing 123.1 points per game on average while scoring only 110.3 (-12.8 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Myles Turner: 36.0 | 27.5 | +8.5
Points per game:
Myles Turner: 26.3 | 18.2 | +8.0


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Malaki Branham: 22.2 | 13.5 | +8.7
Points per game:
Malaki Branham: 16.2 | 9.4 | +6.8
Rebounds per game:
Charles Bassey: 7.8 | 5.5 | +2.3
Assists per game:
Zach Collins: 4.2 | 2.7 | +1.5

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Indiana Pacers (-250)

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