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NBA Match Preview -- Indiana Pacers vs Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns hope to win their fifth of the last six games when they visit the Indiana Pacers on Friday

Indiana Pacers
Indiana are looking to break a two-game losing streak when they host Phoenix on Friday. The Pacers are fourth in the Central Division with a 15-27 record, trailing the No. 1 Chicago Bulls 13 ½ games. Indiana were defeated 119-100 by the Boston Celtics on Wednesday. Indianas leading scorer was Myles Turner with 18 points. Indiana shot a disappointing 46.5 percent overall and 19.4 percent from 3-point range.




Phoenix Suns
Phoenix are No. 1 in the Pacific Division with a 31-9 record, one game ahead of Golden State Warriors. Phoenix beat the Toronto Raptors 99-95 on Tuesday, breaking Torontos six-game winning streak. Devin Booker was the Suns leading scorer with 16 points, while Chris Paul had 15.

Prediction
Indiana have largely struggled lately due to injuries. The Pacers have lost eight of their past nine games in a row, while Phoenix have been hot and snapped the Raptors six-game winning streak. Take the Suns to win.


Tips: Phoenix Suns -6


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