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Chicago Bulls at Indiana Pacers 12/31/21 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Indiana Pacers vs Chicago Bulls Odds & Info

Game Indiana Pacers vs Chicago Bulls
Date & Time Friday December 31, 2021, 3:00 PM (EST)
Gainbridge Fieldhouse
Latest odds
CHI -4.5 ; Total 220.5
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NBA Central Division rivals will square off on Friday afternoon, when the Chicago Bulls visit the Indiana Pacers. The Bulls (22-10) are riding a five-game winning streak and trail Brooklyn by one full game for the best record in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday, Chicago shot a scorching 62 percent from the field during a 131-117 home victory versus Atlanta.

All-Star G Zach LaVine led seven Chicago players in double figures with 25 points and five assists. DeMar DeRozan chipped in 20 points and eight assists for the Bulls.

The Indiana Pacers have dropped consecutive games and are currently two games behind Boston for tenth place in the East. On Wednesday, Indiana trailed by 14 points at halftime during a 116-108 home loss versus Charlotte. The Pacers (14-21) turned the ball over 18 times and allowed the Hornets to shoot 52 percent from the field.

Indiana G Caris LeVert tallied a team-high 27 points to go along with seven rebounds and six assists. All-Star C Domantas Sabonis added 15 points, 18 rebounds, and seven assists for the Pacers.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Bulls are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
  • Pacers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
  • Over is 5-1 in Bulls last 6 overall.
  • Under is 8-2 in Pacers last 10 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Bulls are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

Free NFL Pick:

Chicago Bulls -4.5

Chicago G Lonzo Ball and Indiana G Malcolm Brogdon will both be sidelined for this game due to the league’s health and safety protocols. The Bulls are the better team on both ends of the floor. Take Chicago to cover on the road. Final Score Prediction, Chicago Bulls win 115-104.

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