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The Indiana Pacers will attempt to extend a five-game winning streak when they meet the Washington Wizards at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Pacers have been red-hot to start the year, entering today's game with a record of 14-1. They have strung together some nice wins over the last 10 games, going 9-1 during the span. On the other hand, the visiting Wizards are below .500 on the year, coming in with a 7-8 record. This game is slated to start at 8:00 pm EST and it will be covered by CSN-DC and FSN-IN.

The Pacers come into today's game on a high note after thoroughly outplaying the Bobcats, 99-74. With 18 points, C.J. Watson was the leading scorer for the Indiana. Meanwhile, the Wizards are coming off a win over the Bucks, 100-92. Marcin Gortat shot 11-for-12 during the game and led the team in scoring with 25 points.

Scoring chances at the line might be quite scarce for Washington in this matchup. They are 26th in the league in FTA rate (23.7), while Indiana is among the league's least foul-prone teams (allowing a rate of just 23.6, ranking third in the NBA).


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