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New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers: How to watch, TV channel, start time, odds, player props, injury report and stats

The Indiana Pacers host the New Orleans Pelicans in an intra-conference, national TV clash on Wednesday between two teams looking to improve their respective positions ahead of the playoffs.

The Pacers enter this matchup coming off a loss to the Toronto Raptors on Monday. For the Pelicans, this will be the second game of a back-to-back after they face the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.

How to watch New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers and TV channel

The Pelicans vs. Pacers game will be broadcast on ESPN, which is available on cable TV and streaming platforms including YouTubeTV and FuboTV.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers start time, date and venue

The Pacers host the Pelicans at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The game takes place on Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30 PM ET.

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers odds

NO Pelicans

+210 ML

IND Pacers

-260 ML

Spread

IND Pacers -7.0

Total Points

238.0

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers player props

Player

Points (O/U)

Assists (O/U)

Rebounds (O/U)

Tyrese Haliburton

19.5

11.5

3.5

Brandon Ingram

21.5

6.5

4.5

Zion Williamson

24.5

5.5

5.5

Pascal Siakam

21.5

3.5

6.5

Myles Turner

17.5

1.5

7.5

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers injury report

New Orleans Pelicans: Zion Williamson - foot, day-to-day; CJ McCollum - ankle, day-to-day; Dyson Daniels - knee, out

Indiana Pacers: Aaron Nesmith - shin, status to be determined

New Orleans Pelicans vs. Indiana Pacers stats

  • The Pacers are 19-12 at home; the Pelicans are 17-12 on the road.
  • The Pacers score the most points per game in the NBA at 123.9, and they allow the third-most at 122.1, which is a product of them playing at the second-fastest pace in the league with 102.4 possessions per game.
  • The Pelicans play slower, averaging 98.7 possessions per game while scoring 116.1 points (14th-most in the NBA) and allowing 112 points per game (eighth-fewest).
  • Both teams rank among the league's top 10 three-point shooting teams: The Pelicans hit the ninth-highest percentage of threes at 37.5 percent and the Pacers have the fifth-highest three-point percentage at 38 percent.
  • 38.8 percent of the Pacers' shots are three-pointers; 36.8 of the Pelicans' shots are threes.
  • Each team has six players averaging double figures in points.
  • Pelicans guard/forward Herbert Jones has made himself into one of the NBA's premier perimeter defenders by posting a defensive rating of 113 points allowed per 100 possessions and limiting opponents to 42.9 percent shooting when he's the nearest defender.
  • The Pacers score the third-most points off of turnovers per game in the NBA with 18.1 per contest.

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Odds mentioned in this article were correct at the time of writing and are subject to change.

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