NBA 2021 Live: Pacers vs Rockets Preview, Team News, Predicted Line-Ups and IND vs HOU Dream11 Prediction. Pacers will look to bounce back in their final game before Christmas when they take on the Houston Rockets at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
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The Pacers are coming off a 125-96 loss to the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, a game in which they were outclassed from practical tip to end. The Heat annihilated the Pacers, going 22-for-49 from beyond the arc, the second-most 3-pointers made by a Pacers opponent in team history. Each NBA franchise has its own point of view.
You can watch the game on the NBA App if you have an NBA League Pass membership, and it will also be aired nationally on TNT. Let’s go over the latest team news as well as our Dream11 predictions for the Indiana Pacers vs. Houston Rockets game.
Team news and injuries
T.J. McConnell is out (wrist), and T.J. Warren is out (foot). The Pacers are 10-7 at home. With 23.7 assists per game, Indiana is seventh in the Eastern Conference, headed by Malcolm Brogdon, who averages 6.1. Pacers: 4-6, averaging 107.4 points per game, 42.2 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 7.5 steals, and 4.8 blocks while shooting 45.7 percent from the field.
For the Houston Rockets, Jalen Green (hamstring) is out, while Kevin Porter Jr. (thigh) is out. The Rockets are 3-15 on the road. Houston allows 113.9 points per game and is outscored by 7.1 points per game.
Pacers vs Rockets preview
The Pacers will want to quickly forget about Tuesday’s loss and focus on Houston. The rebuilding Rockets have had a roller coaster year, going 1-16 before going on a seven-game winning streak. They’ve lost five of their last seven games and will play at Milwaukee on Wednesday night before going to Indianapolis.
Jalen Green, the Rockets’ rookie guard, is slated to return against the Pacers. Green, the second overall selection in the 2021 NBA Draft, has been out with a strained hamstring since Nov. 24. The youngster is averaging 14.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.6 assists in his first 18 games.
Pacers vs Rockets Head to Head record
The Rockets and the Indiana Pacers have played 97 regular-season games, with the Rockets winning 57 and the Pacers winning 40. The Pacers have won three of their previous five games against the Rockets.
Pacers vs Rockets Predicted Lineups
G – Malcolm Brogdon | G – Caris LeVert | F – Aaron Holiday | F – Domantas Sabonis | C – Myles Turner
G – Eric Gordon | G – Josh Christopher | F – Garrison Matthews | F – Jae’Sean Tate | C – Christian Wood
Pacers vs Rockets Dream11 Team
Point Guard – M. Brogdon E. Gordon
Shooting Guard – J. Christopher, C. LeVert
Small Forward – A. Holiday, G. Mathews
Power Forward – J. Tate
Center – C. Wood
Disclaimer: The aforementioned Dream11 team and prediction are based on our own research and analysis. We do not guarantee any success on the selection of these players in your team.