In the match of the regular NBA championship, the players of Indiana and Washington will come face to face. On whose side will the victory be in this confrontation? Our sports portal evaluates the opponents' chances of success.
"Indiana" started this season very solidly, but in recent matches there has been a clear decline in the club's game. The hosts from Indianapolis are on the seventh line in the Eastern Conference standings, with 13 wins and 12 losses to their credit. The gap from the playoff zone is calculated only by additional indicators. In the last 5 meetings, the team lost four times. After winning the game with Golden State (112:104), the Pacers failed again – in the match with Minnesota (115:121).
"Washington" shows an average level of basketball this season. At the moment, the Capitals are on the 11th line in the Eastern Conference standings, with 11 wins and 14 losses to their credit. After winning the game against Minnesota (142:127), the Wizards lost four meetings in a row. The team was weaker than such teams as Brooklyn, Charlotte, LA Lakers and Chicago. In this match, Washington is not listed as the favorite of the meeting.
Statistics and figures:
- "Indiana" is the favorite of the meeting;"Indiana" lost 4 meetings out of 5;
- Washington has lost in four consecutive games;
- The last face-to-face meeting of the rivals ended with a score of 127:117 in favor of the Pacers.
"Indiana" will be able to beat Washington, which has lost itself, on its floor.
Our bet in the match will be in favor of the home team, showing a solid level of basketball on their floor. After 7 guest battles, the Pacers are finally going home.