The Chicago Bulls (2-2) and the Indiana Pacers (1-3) will hit the court at United Center in a matchup on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on NSCH. The Bulls are 7.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s over/under is set at 234.5.
Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bulls as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -293 odds to pick up the win, while the Pacers are listed at +237 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Bulls vs. Pacers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NSCH
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Bulls vs. Pacers Betting Trends
The Bulls covered the spread 42 times in 82 games last season. Chicago won 79.2% of the games last season in which it was the moneyline favorite (38-10). The Bulls had 40 of their 82 games hit the over last season.
Against the spread, the Pacers were 38-42-2 last season. Last season, Indiana won nine out of the 48 games, or 18.8%, in which it was the underdog. There were 47 Pacers games (out of 82) that went over the total last year.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bulls vs. Pacers Injury Report
Bulls: Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)
Pacers: Myles Turner: Out (Ankle), Daniel Theis: Out (Rest)
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
At 111.6 points scored per game and 112 points allowed last season, Chicago was 13th in the league offensively and 16th defensively. The Bulls averaged 114.2 points per game at home. When playing on the road, they averaged 109 points per contest.
Last year Chicago was third-worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.6 per game) but fourth-best in 3-point percentage (36.9%). The Bulls took 33.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc last year, and 66.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.5% of the Bulls’ buckets were 3-pointers, and 74.5% were 2-pointers.
What you need to know about the Indiana Pacers
With 111.5 points per game on offense, Indiana was 14th in the NBA last year. On defense, it surrendered 114.9 points per contest, which ranked 25th in the league. The Pacers put up more points at home (114.2 per game) than away (108.7) last season.
Indiana sank 12.2 threes per game (15th-ranked in NBA) last year, while owning a 34.4% three-point percentage (24th-ranked). The Pacers took 60.5% two-pointers and 39.5% from beyond the arc last year. Of the team’s baskets, 70.7% were two-pointers and 29.3% were threes.
Bulls vs. Pacers Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is the Bulls, and we project that Pacers will cover the spread (Bulls -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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