Indiana @ Charlotte
Current Records: Indiana 10-7; Charlotte 7-10
What to Know
The Charlotte Hornets haven't won a matchup against the Indiana Pacers since Nov. 5 of 2019, but they'll be looking to end the drought Wednesday. Charlotte will take on Indiana at 7 p.m. ET at home. The Pacers will be strutting in after a victory while Charlotte will be stumbling in from a defeat.
Charlotte came up short against the Orlando Magic on Monday, falling 117-108. The losing side was boosted by small forward Gordon Hayward, who had 24 points along with five rebounds.
Meanwhile, Indiana had enough points to win and then some against the Toronto Raptors on Monday, taking their game 129-114. Point guard Malcolm Brogdon was the offensive standout of the contest for Indiana, picking up 36 points and nine assists in addition to seven boards. Brogdon had some trouble finding his footing against Toronto this past Sunday, so this was a step in the right direction. Brogdon's points were the most he has had all season.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Charlotte is expected to win a tight contest. But bettors beware: they are only 2-4 against the spread when favored.
Charlotte is now 7-10 while Indiana sits at 10-7. The Pacers are 4-5 after wins this year, and the Hornets are 3-6 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Spectrum Center -- Charlotte, North Carolina
- TV: Fox Sports Midwest - Indiana
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Hornets are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Pacers, according to the latest NBA odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 1.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Charlotte and Indiana both have nine wins in their last 18 games.
- Feb 25, 2020 - Indiana 119 vs. Charlotte 80
- Jan 06, 2020 - Indiana 115 vs. Charlotte 104
- Dec 15, 2019 - Indiana 107 vs. Charlotte 85
- Nov 05, 2019 - Charlotte 122 vs. Indiana 120
- Feb 11, 2019 - Indiana 99 vs. Charlotte 90
- Jan 20, 2019 - Indiana 120 vs. Charlotte 95
- Nov 21, 2018 - Charlotte 127 vs. Indiana 109
- Apr 10, 2018 - Charlotte 119 vs. Indiana 93
- Apr 08, 2018 - Indiana 123 vs. Charlotte 117
- Feb 02, 2018 - Charlotte 133 vs. Indiana 126
- Jan 29, 2018 - Indiana 105 vs. Charlotte 96
- Mar 15, 2017 - Indiana 98 vs. Charlotte 77
- Mar 06, 2017 - Charlotte 100 vs. Indiana 88
- Dec 12, 2016 - Indiana 110 vs. Charlotte 94
- Nov 07, 2016 - Charlotte 122 vs. Indiana 100
- Mar 04, 2016 - Charlotte 108 vs. Indiana 101
- Feb 26, 2016 - Charlotte 96 vs. Indiana 95
- Feb 10, 2016 - Charlotte 117 vs. Indiana 95