Washington Wizards (13-20) vs Indiana Pacers (21-12) Live | NBA Basketball on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Indiana Pacers regained their form and avoided a third consecutive loss by pushing the Brooklyn Nets on Friday 114-106 behind All-Star goalkeeper Victor Oladipo. The Pacers will try to win for the ninth time in 11 games by hosting the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
Indiana averaged 93.5 points of losses against Cleveland and Toronto before shooting 53.7% of victory in the Brooklyn victory to split a trip into two games. “We did not want to lose three games in a row and we could win here on the road against a Brooklyn forward who played very well,” Pacers coach Nate McMillan said.
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Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers: News
THE WIZARDS (13-20):
Star player John Wall made a daily Saturday due to illness. That allowed Beal to take on the role of creator of the game against the Suns. Beal responded with a record of 15 assists to go with his 40 points and 11 rebounds in the triple-double, while Washington won for the second time in their last eight games. Several of Beal’s assists placed in the center of the goal, Thomas Bryant, who scored the highest of his career scoring 31 points on 14 shots of 14 and captured 13.
THE PACERS (21-12):
Oladipo joined his two losses with 13 points out of 34, including 1 of 8 on the prow, but 8-14 (5 of 9). 3 points) en route to 26 points in the win on Friday. Oladipo added nine rebounds, six assists and a couple of flights to his line in the win, and his teammates noticed his change of style. “It’s not just about playing with an advantage, but about being smart at the same time,” Oladipo told reporters. “That’s what I felt I did differently today in the last two games, I just know that at the end of the day, I have to start finishing stronger and that has been good for us.” ”
Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers: Betting Line
- Pacers C Myles Turner has a double-double in the last three games.
- Wizards SF Trevor Ariza has 6 points out of 26, a distance of 3 points in three games since arriving at a Phoenix trade.
- Indiana won 109-101 at home against Washington on December 10 after 10 points and 17 assists from Darren Collison.
Washington Wizards vs Indiana Pacers: Prediction
Pacers 118, Wizards 112.