The Pacers have won seven straight to move up among the other top teams in the East, although remain 6.5 games behind THEE top team in the East - the Cavs. Cleveland weathered a rough stretch in January when they lost six of eight games but have recently won five of their last six games including an impressive OT road win at Washington on Monday.
In the first meeting, the Pacers used a strong first and third quarter to build a lead they were able to make hold down the stretch as they beat the Cavs sans LeBron, 103-93.
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Cavaliers vs. Pacers - 7:00 p.m. ET at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
TV: FOX Sports Indiana
Odds: Bovada has the Cavaliers at -3.5 favorites
Radio: 93.5 FM/AM 1070 The Fan
Projected Starting Lineups
Pacers: Jeff Teague (PG), Paul George (SG), C.J. Miles (SF), Lavoy Allen (PF), Myles Turner (C)
Cavaliers: Kyrie Irving (PG), Iman Shumpert (SG) LeBron James (SF), Kevin Love (PF), Tristan Thompson (C)