Indiana Pacers vs. Houston Rockets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks [12/26/2023]

Indiana Pacers vs. Houston Rockets Prediction, Odds, NBA Picks  [12/26/2023]

The Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers will lock horns in NBA action at Toyota Center on Tuesday, with tipoff at 8:00PM ET.'s in-depth betting preview for Tuesday's Pacers vs. Rockets matchup includes the latest betting odds, as well as our predictions and picks for the game.

Pacers vs. Rockets Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Spread

We have used trusted machine learning and data to simulate the result of Tuesday's NBA game between the Pacers and Rockets 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of NBA picks.

Our independent predictive analytics model gives the Rockets a 63% chance of beating the Pacers, and our predicted final score has the Rockets winning 121-117.

According to our model, the Pacers (+2.5) have a 51% chance of covering the spread, while the Over/Under total of 240 points has a 54% chance of going under.

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Pacers vs. Rockets Odds

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Pacers Rockets
Spread +2.5 (-105) -2.5 (-115)
Moneyline +126 -142
Total o240 (-115) u240 (-105)
  • The Rockets are listed as -2.5 favorites against the Pacers, with -115 at BetMGM Sportsbook the best odds currently available.
  • For the underdog Pacers (+2.5) to cover the spread, BetMGM also has the best odds currently on offer at -105.
  • DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Rockets at -142. That means you can risk $142 to win $100 for a total payout of $242 if they get the W.
  • On the other hand, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Pacers at +126, where you can bet $100 to profit $126, earning a total payout of $226 if they win.
  • The Over/Under for total points scored sits at 240 with DraftKings, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -115, as well as the best odds for the Under at -105.

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

As always, make sure you check all the legal sportsbooks available in your state for the best NBA odds and lines.

Pacers vs. Rockets Picks

By comparing our predictions to the odds listed above, we have identified the best betting picks to place on this game:

Bet Type Our Pick Best Odds
Spread Pacers +2.5 -105
Moneyline Rockets -142
Total Under 240 -105


Dimers' NBA best bets are based on world-class simulations and betting expertise to serve you the best possible plays every time.

Pacers vs. Rockets Player Props

Looking for Indiana vs. Houston NBA player props? We have crunched the numbers to project how each team's leading players will perform at Toyota Center.

Tyrese Haliburton is expected to lead the Pacers with 27 points, 4 rebounds and 12 assists, while Jalen Green is projected to have 20 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists for the Rockets.

Pacers Prediction

Our model's projected player stats for the Pacers:

Tyrese Haliburton 27 4 12 4
Myles Turner 19 8 2 1
Andrew Nembhard 15 3 7 2
Buddy Hield 14 4 3 3
Obi Toppin 13 3 2 1

Rockets Prediction

Projected points, rebounds, assists and three-pointers for the Rockets:

Jalen Green 20 3 3 2
Fred VanVleet 20 4 9 3
Alperen Sengun 19 10 5 0
Jabari Smith 18 7 2 1
Dillon Brooks 15 3 2 2

For more help with your NBA prop betting, check out the best NBA betting trends for today's games.

Don't forget, our model updates regularly, so keep checking this article for any changes to our betting insights ahead of the Pacers vs. Rockets on Tuesday December 26, 2023.

Pacers vs. Rockets Game Information

Tuesday's matchup between the Rockets and Pacers at Toyota Center is scheduled to start at 8:00PM ET.


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