O'Neal leads the Pacers, averaging 18.2 pts and 9.8 rebs. F Al Harrington averages 16.9 ppg, PG Jamaal Tinsley averages 12 pts 6.3 assists, F Danny Granger averages 11.5 ppg, and G/F Stephen Jackson averages 11.4 ppg. Former Magic G Darrell Armstrong averages 4.3 ppg (41.5% 3 pt shooting) off the bench. IND averages 95.6 ppg and allows 98.7 ppg. The Magic average 95.8 ppg and allow 93.1 ppg. The Magic are a fantastic 7-1 in games decided by 3 pts or fewer.
IND has had a road-heavy schedule so far, and should settle down at home. Pacers have allowed 100 or more pts the last 4 games. IND has beaten the Magic the last 3 times at home. Magic look to cap off a great road trip with a win here. Pacers are 1 1/2 pt favorites (www.pinnaclesports.com).