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Bulls host Pacers in basketball action

Indiana PacersChicago Bulls
April 26, 8:00 PM | United Center

Indiana Pacers vs Chicago Bulls Odds

37-45TEAM RECORD62-20

The Bulls hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Tuesday as the Pacers pay a visit to United Center in NBA betting action.

The Bulls are 62-20 so far on the season, and 50-31-1 ATS vs. the number. The Pacers, meanwhile, are 37-45 and 37-42-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 34-48 and the Pacers go 37-44-1 on the totals.

View Indiana vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Chicago opened as 11-point favorites, while the NBA total was set at 187.5 for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Bulls, currently No. 1 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Pacers, who rate No. 11 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 105-97 victory for the Bulls.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pacers rank No. 5 in the league with 43.5 per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chicago is the NBA’s No. 15-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Pacers rate No. 10 with 7.1 per contest.

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 102 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 in the league in scoring at home.

The Bulls were an 89-84 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (173) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago got 21 points and 14 rebounds from Joakim Noah in a losing cause in an 89-84 loss to Indiana on Saturday at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Chicago are 2-8
After playing Chicago are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Indiana are 8-2
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

A few Pacers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Indiana's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Indiana's last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Indiana's last 9 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Indiana
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chicago is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games

Next up:
Indiana home to Chicago, Thursday, April 28
Chicago at Indiana, Thursday, April 28

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