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Hornets Favored at Home Over Pacers on Friday Night

Let's take a look at Friday night's matchup between the Indiana Pacers and the Charlotte Hornets. The game at Time Warner Cable Arena is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, and will be televised on FSN. Currently, the Hornets are favored to win this game at home.

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The Pacers are 32-29 SU and 30-30-1 ATS so far this season. They are 14-18 on the road, and 29 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 32 all going UNDER. They are coming off of a 104-99 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, where they won against the spread as -3 point road favorites. The total went UNDER the 206 ½ point line set by sports gambling experts in that game.

The Hornets are 32-28 SU and 31-28-1 ATS overall this year. They are 20-9 at home, and 27 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 31 going UNDER, and 2 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 119-99 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, where they won against the spread as -10 point road favorites. The total went OVER the 209 point line set by NBA betting sites for that matchup.

Indiana is 4-1 ATS on the road, and 4-1 ATS on the road against teams with a winning record at home. They are 13-6 ATS on Friday night, and 23-11-1 ATS against Eastern Conference teams. They are 2-6 ATS coming off of one day of rest, and 2-7 ATS after a win spreadwise. They are 1-4 ATS against the Southeast Division, and 1-6-1 ATS after a SU win.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 6 on the road, and UNDER in 5 of their last 6 road games against teams with a winning record at home. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of their last 5 against the Eastern Conference, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 after a win spreadwise. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 9 games on Friday, and OVER in 12 of their last 17 coming off of one day of rest.

Charlotte is 5-1 ATS against the Central Division, and 5-1 ATS coming off of one day of rest. They are 7-2 ATS overall lately, and 4-1 ATS at home against teams with a losing record on the road. They are 6-2 ATS against the Eastern Conference, and 5-2 ATS at home. They are 5-2 ATS after a SU win.

The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their games on Friday, and UNDER in 8 of their last 10 coming off of one day of rest. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of their last 12 at home against teams with a losing record on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 9 of their last 13 against teams with a winning record.

Between these teams, the Pacers are 1-6-1 ATS lately, and the underdog is 6-1-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in 11 of their last 16 matchups.

They last met on February 26, 2016, when Charlotte won 96-95, and won against the spread as 3 ½ point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 203 point line set by the sportsbook for that game.

For Friday night's matchup, gambling odds have the Hornets listed as -3 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 200 points. On the moneyline, Indiana is a +130, with Charlotte listed at -150.