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The Chicago Bulls (22-24) look to keep rolling on as they travel to take on the Indiana Pacers (23-25) in the first tip on the Tuesday NBA schedule. Chicago has won three straight after it knocked off Atlanta on Monday night. Now the Bulls will wrap up their back-to-back against an Indiana squad that has lost seven straight and is missing leading scorer Tyrese Haliburton (knee, ankle), while Andrew Nembhard (illness) is questionable. Chicago will be without Lonzo Ball (knee), Goran Dragic (illness) and Javonte Green (knee).

Tipoff from Gainbridge Fieldhouse is set for 7 p.m. ET. Caesars Sportsbook lists Chicago as the 1.5-point favorite in the latest Bulls vs. Pacers odds. The over/under for total points is set at 234. Before locking in any Pacers vs. Bulls picks, be sure to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 14 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 45-20 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,200. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Pacers vs. Bulls and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Pacers vs. Bulls:

  • Bulls vs. Pacers spread: Bulls -1.5
  • Bulls vs. Pacers over/under: 234 points
  • Bulls vs. Pacers money line: Bulls -125, Pacers +105
  • CHI: The Bulls are 11-10-1 against the spread in road games
  • IND: The Pacers are 15-9 against the spread in home games
  • Bulls vs. Pacers picks: See picks at SportsLine
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Why the Bulls can cover

Chicago is 6-3 in its last nine and has beaten contenders such as the Warriors, 76ers and Nets during that span. The Bulls have been great in this spot as well, going 6-2 this season against the spread in the second game of a back-to-back. In total, they are 25-20-1 ATS with a 12-10-1 ATS mark on the road.

They should be fully focused and motivated against an opponent they are tied for ninth within the Eastern Conference standings. The Pacers have covered just once in their last eight games, and the Bulls already beat the Pacers 124-109, covering a 7-point spread, back on Oct. 26.

Why the Pacers can cover

Indiana is operating without its top perimeter option in Haliburton, but the Pacers have an outstanding interior option in Myles Turner. Turner is averaging 17.0 points and 7.8 rebounds per game, and he is shooting 55.1% from the field and 39.6% from 3-point range. Turner has led the NBA in blocked shots in two different seasons, and he is averaging 2.4 blocks per game in 2022-23. As a team, Indiana is in the top three of the NBA with 5.9 blocked shots per game, and the Pacers are firmly in the top 10 in turnover creation (15.7 per game) and steals (7.9 per game). 

Opponents are shooting only 47.1% from the field and 53.1% inside the arc against Indiana, and Chicago is a bottom-five team in offensive rebound rate and second-chance points. On offense, the Pacers average 26.6 assists per game, moving the ball effectively, and Indiana leads the entire NBA with 18.9 fast break points per contest.

How to make Pacers vs. Bulls picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 240 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Bulls vs. Pacers? And which side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.