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Indiana takes on San Antonio, seeks to break 3-game slide

March 12, 2022 GMT

Indiana Pacers (22-45, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (26-41, 11th in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Spurs -5.5; over/under is 234.5

BOTTOM LINE: Indiana aims to break its three-game losing streak with a win over San Antonio.

The Spurs are 13-20 in home games. San Antonio ranks fifth in the Western Conference in rebounding with 45.3 rebounds. Jakob Poeltl paces the Spurs with 9.2 boards.

The Pacers have gone 7-26 away from home. Indiana has a 2-12 record in one-possession games.

The teams play for the second time this season. The Pacers won the last meeting 131-118 on Nov. 1, with Domantas Sabonis scoring 24 points in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Poeltl is averaging 13.5 points, 9.2 rebounds and 1.7 blocks for the Spurs. Dejounte Murray is averaging 24.6 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

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Chris Duarte averages 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Pacers, scoring 13.2 points while shooting 36.3% from beyond the arc. Buddy Hield is shooting 48.8% and averaging 19.8 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES:

INJURIES: Spurs: Romeo Langford: out (hamstring), Devontae Cacok: out (heel), Keita Bates-Diop: out (back), Doug McDermott: out (illness), Joshua Primo: out (illness).

Pacers: Ricky Rubio: out for season (knee), T.J. McConnell: out (wrist), Malcolm Brogdon: out (concussion), Myles Turner: out (foot), T.J. Warren: out (foot/health and safety protocols), Lance Stephenson: day to day (ankle).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.