Cleveland Cavaliers (7-23) vs Indiana Pacers (20-10) Live on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm in Bankers Life Fieldhouse
The Indiana Pacers are looking to extend their eight-game winning streak by hosting the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday. The Pacers won five double-digit games on the play, including Sunday’s 110-99 victory over the New York Knicks.
Indiana awards only 96.3 points per game in the winning streak, with a most of 101. However believes the solid defense is the reason for his impressive career. “It’s just our makeup, it’s something in our head,” veteran leader Darren Collison told reporters. “We know we have to be in our places to help our teammates. We care about each other, and they all play the right games.” Cleveland lost two straight games and started a series of six in seven. Substitute guard Jordan Clarkson scored 18 points in Sunday’s 128-105 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers and averaged 23 points in all three games. last matches.
TV: 7 pm ET, FS Ohio (Cleveland), FS Indiana
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers: Odds
Line: Indiana Pacers -12.5 — Over/Under: 207
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers: News
THE CAVALIERS (7-23):
Coach Larry Drew is trying to keep the team united in the fight for the start of the second period after LeBron James. Injury to springs in the front Kevin Love (toe) and Tristan Thompson (foot) prevented Cleveland from competing with powerful players from inside. Also, they was clear in the 76ers’ loss. “With our team, the margin of error is low,” Drew told reporters. “We have to accept that, we have to do all the little things because they are great things for our baseball club and that is exactly what we need to be.”
THE PACERS (20-10):
Star goalie Victor Oladipo has had his best performance against the Knicks. Since losing 11 games due to a knee injury. Oladipo produced 26 points, eight rebounds, seven assists. Also five victories in the best score of the season, his third since returning from injury. “He’s letting the party get close to him,” Myles Turner told reporters. “He’s very good at preparing and taking big risks when he needs it, and he’s also playing defense, he’s also on the defensive.”
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers: Betting
- SF Bojan Bogdanovic scored 25 points to lead the Pacers to a 119-107 home victory against the Cavaliers on October 27.
- SG Alec Burks of Cleveland has 7 of 35 shots in the last four games.
- Indiana G Tyreke Evans (knee) is questionable after being left out on Sunday.
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers: Prediction
Pacers 109, Cavaliers 98