Pacers Host Pistons In NBA Opener Wednesday Night
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Indiana Pacers are set to begin their 2019-2020 season as they welcome in a long-time rival in the likes of the Detroit Pistons.

The Pacers finished 11-5 in Central Division play and 29-12 at home in the 2018-19 season. The Pacers averaged 108.0 points per game last season, 48.8 in the paint, 19 off of turnovers and 14.6 on fast breaks.

Meanwhile, Detroit went 41-41 overall and 8-8 in Central Division action a season ago. The Pistons averaged 107.0 points per game last season, 44.8 in the paint, 15.8 off of turnovers and 10 on fast breaks.

The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.