Chicago Bulls vs. Indiana Pacers - 1/10/20 NBA, Odds & Prediction

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Indiana Pacers at Chicago Bulls

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 8:00 PM (United Center)

IND -4.0 . Total

The Indiana Pacers are on the road for a clash with the Chicago Bulls.  The Pacers are (23-15), coming off a 122-108 loss to the Miami Heat.  The Bulls are (13-25), after falling to the New Orleans Pelicans. 

In the Pacers loss to the Heat, Indiana was led on offense by Domantas Sabonis.  Sabonis connected on 10 of 13 attempts from the floor, hitting 7 foul shots, totaling 27 points, 14 rebounds, and 6 assists.  The Pacers shot 47% from the floor and 33% from 3-point range.  Indiana gave up 16 3-pointers in the game, that turned to be the difference in the game.

In the Bulls loss to the Pelicans, Chicago was guided during the game by Zach LaVine.  LaVine netted 32 points on 13 makes from the floor, while hitting 3 foul shots.  The Bulls shot 44% from the floor and 40% from 3-point range.  Chicago lost the game essentially from the foul line, being out scored 26 to 12.  The Bulls were out rebounded, 63 to 49.  The Bulls trailed by as many as 21 points.

Recent Betting Trends:

Pacers are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.

Pacers are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.

The over is 4-1 in Pacers last 5 games.

Bulls are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.

Bulls are 6-12 SU in their last 18 home games.

The over is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 games.

The Pacers have lost 3 of their last 4, while the Bulls have lost 5 in a row.  The Pacers have won 9 of the last 10 matchups against the Bulls.  Neither offense has been outstanding, as neither offense is averaging over 109 per game.  The Bulls have key players on the injured list, while the Pacers are getting back to full strength.  The Pacers are the healthier team in this one and the Bulls have 13 losses at home, I'll side with the Pacers.  Final score prediction, Pacers will win and cover, 108-102.      

Chris’s Pick INDIANA PACERS -4.0

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.