Halftime Report

The Trail Blazers are on the road but looking no worse for wear. Sitting on a score of 65-60, they have looked like the better team, but there's still two more quarters to play.

The Trail Blazers came into the game with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Portland Trail Blazers @ Indiana Pacers

Current Records: Portland 4-12, Indiana 9-6

How To Watch

  • When: Monday, November 27, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Gainbridge Fieldhouse -- Indianapolis, Indiana
  • TV: Bally Sports Midwest - Indiana
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
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  • Ticket Cost: $4.00

What to Know

The Indiana Pacers will be playing at home against the Portland Trail Blazers at 7:00 p.m. ET on Monday at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. One thing working in the Pacers' favor is that they have posted big point totals in their last three matches.

The oddsmakers set the bar high, but the Pacers and the Pistons didn't disappoint and broke past the 246.5 point over/under on Friday. Everything went Indiana's way against Detroit as Indiana made off with a 136-113 victory. Winning is a bit easier when you nail nine more threes than your opponent, as the Pacers did.

Tyrese Haliburton and Myles Turner were among the main playmakers for the Pacers as the former dropped a double-double on 26 points and 10 assists and the latter dropped a double-double on 23 points and 10 rebounds. Turner continues to roll, besting his previous point total in each of the last three games he's played.

Meanwhile, Portland was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap on Sunday as they fell 108-102 to Milwaukee. The loss came about despite the Trail Blazers having been up 26 in the third quarter.

Indiana's victory bumped their record up to 9-6. As for Portland, they have been struggling recently, as they've lost nine of their last ten matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 4-12 record this season.

While only the Pacers took care of their fans the last time they played, both teams pleased bettors by covering the spread. As for their next game, the Pacers are the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 12 points. This contest will be Portland's 17th straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 7-9 against the spread).

This contest is shaping up to be a blowout: The Pacers haven't had any problem running up the score this season, having averaged 128.8 points per game (they're ranked first in scoring overall). It's a different story for the Trail Blazers , though, as they've been averaging only 104.2 per game. The only thing between the Pacers and another offensive beatdown is the Trail Blazers. Will they be able to keep them contained? Come back here after the game to find expert analysis of the match and other NBA content.


Indiana is a big 12-point favorite against Portland, according to the latest NBA odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Pacers as a 11-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 240 points.

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Series History

Portland has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Indiana.

  • Jan 06, 2023 - Indiana 108 vs. Portland 99
  • Dec 04, 2022 - Portland 116 vs. Indiana 100
  • Mar 20, 2022 - Indiana 129 vs. Portland 98
  • Nov 05, 2021 - Portland 110 vs. Indiana 106
  • Apr 27, 2021 - Portland 133 vs. Indiana 112
  • Jan 14, 2021 - Indiana 111 vs. Portland 87
  • Feb 27, 2020 - Indiana 106 vs. Portland 100
  • Jan 26, 2020 - Portland 139 vs. Indiana 129
  • Mar 18, 2019 - Portland 106 vs. Indiana 98
  • Oct 29, 2018 - Portland 103 vs. Indiana 93

Injury Report for the Pacers

No Injury Information

Injury Report for the Trail Blazers

  • Anfernee Simons: Out (Thumb)
  • Ishmail Wainright: Out (Knee)
  • Robert Williams III: Out for the Season (Knee)