Cleveland Cavaliers vs Indiana Pacers – 02/01/16 Preview
The Indiana Pacers (25-22) will battle the Cavaliers (34-12) at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse this Monday evening in Indianapolis. Cleveland are odd favorites to win (line: -1.5). Play in the most exciting daily fantasy basketball, including the newest Point Spread and $10K Grand Action contests only at Fanpicks the premiere daily fantasy sports site.
Cleveland is on a 4 game winning streak, averaging well over 113 pts in those games. Their most recent came was an impressive one against the San Antonio Spurs, currently ranked second in the league in wins. Cavs’s leader, LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 29 pts while Kevin Love added 21 pts and Kyrie Irving continuing his great performances posting also 21 pts. The Cavs are full of confidence going into this game with their Big 3 performing and having an extra day to rest before this matchup.
Indiana may have to play without their star center Ian Mahinmi due to a lower back injury. The Pacers struggled a lot during January losing 6 of 7 games in a sequence towards the end of the month but rebounded back with a great win against the Hawks on Thursday and then again Denver on Saturday. Monta Ellis led the Pacers the past two games after Indiana had to changed up their starting 5 to include the rookie, Myles Turner. Turner performed quite well averaging 14.7 pts, 7 boards, 2 blocks and 1.3 steals the past 3 games.