Chicago Bulls vs Indiana Pacers Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Wednesday when the Pacers try to run the Bulls off the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in pro hoops action.
The Pacers are 42-23 so far on the season, and 32-33 ATS vs. the number. The Bulls, meanwhile, are 48-16 and 36-27-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Indiana go 34-29-2 and the Bulls go 32-32 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pacers sit at No. 3 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Bulls are at No. 1 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bulls will win this game 102-98.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana's No. 10-ranked offense, averaging 97.9 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 1 at 88.4 PPG. The Pacers field goal percentage has averaged 43.8% so far, less than the Bulls shooters have achieved on the year, 45% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bulls own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 88.6 points per game when on the road. Indiana, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in home scoring.
The Bulls were a 93-83 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Mavericks. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (176) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago got 22 points from Luol Deng en route to a 93-83 victory over Dallas on Saturday at United Center.
In their last action, Indiana was a 103-97 winner at home against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Detroit was victimized for 27 points and 10 rebounds by Paul George as the Pacers defeated the Pistons 103-97 in NBA action on Monday.
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Bulls at Pacers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing on the road against Indiana
Chicago is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Indiana is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Indiana is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Indiana's last 6 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Indiana's last 5 games
Chicago home to Cleveland, Thursday, April 26