Indiana Pacers vs. Chicago Bulls: 2/15/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 15, 2021

Central Division opponents meet when the Indiana Pacers (14-13) host the Chicago Bulls (10-15) at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, February 15, 2021. The Bulls are 5.5-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 229.5 points.

Betting Information

Pacers vs Bulls Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pacers -5.5 -110 -110 229.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Indiana has a 10-0 record against Chicago. The Pacers have an advantage against the spread as well (4-0-1) when taking the court against the Bulls.

Pacers vs Bulls in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/26/2020 Pacers Bulls -6 223.5 -241 195 Regular Season 125-106 IND
3/6/2020 Pacers Bulls -2.5 208 -139 117 Regular Season 108-102 IND
1/29/2020 Pacers Pacers -9 214.5 -467 358 Regular Season 115-106 IND
1/10/2020 Pacers Bulls -1 213.5 -112 -108 Regular Season 116-105 IND
11/3/2019 Pacers Pacers -2 217.5 -129 109 Regular Season 108-95 IND
3/5/2019 Pacers Regular Season 105-96 IND
1/4/2019 Bulls Regular Season 119-116 IND
12/4/2018 Pacers Regular Season 96-90 IND
11/2/2018 Bulls Regular Season 107-105 IND
1/6/2018 Pacers Regular Season 125-86 IND
  • 3/6/2020 DNP – Pacers: TJ Warren, Malcolm Brogdon, Jeremy Lamb Bulls: Zach LaVine
  • 1/29/2020 DNP – Bulls: Lauri Markkanen, Otto Porter Jr., Wendell Carter Jr.
  • 1/10/2020 DNP – Pacers: Domantas Sabonis, Malcolm Brogdon, Victor Oladipo Bulls: Otto Porter Jr., Wendell Carter Jr.
  • 11/3/2019 DNP – Pacers: Domantas Sabonis, Victor Oladipo
  • Pacers Betting Information

    • Indiana has covered in just 13 of 27 matchups this season.
    • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Pacers have fared well against the spread, putting up a 3-1 record.
    • Indiana has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 15 of 27 games for a 55.6% rate.
    Bet on the Indiana Pacers to win the NBA Championship.

    Bulls Betting Information

    • Chicago has a 14-11 record against the spread, covering in 56% of their games.
    • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 14 of 25 (56%).
    Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 37% of their games this year (10 of 27 chances), the Pacers and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s over/under of 229.5 points.
    • Chicago has played in 13 games this season (out of 25 total matchups — 52% of opportunities) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 229.5 points.
    • These teams average a combined 227.4 points per game, 2.1 less points than the total of 229.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 227.1 points per game, 2.4 less than the over/under for this game.
    • The average point total in Pacers games this year is 5.7 less points than the over/under of 229.5 in this matchup.
    • Bulls games this season have averaged a total of 230.8 points, 1.3 more than the point total in this matchup.
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    Pacers Leaders

    • The Pacers scoring leader is Malcolm Brogdon, who contributes 21.1 points per game.
    • T.J. McConnell leads Indiana with 6.8 assists a game and Domantas Sabonis paces the squad with 11.5 rebounds per contest.
    • Brogdon is the top three-point shooter for the Pacers, knocking down 2.6 per game.
    • Indiana’s blocks leader is Myles Turner, who collects 3.4 per game. McConnell leads the team averaging 1.8 steals a contest.

    Bulls Leaders

    • Zach LaVine owns the Bulls top spot in scoring with 28.1 points per game and also tacks on 5.4 rebounds and 5.3 assists per contest.
    • When it comes to Chicago leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Wendell Carter Jr. with 8.0 rebounds per game and Coby White with 5.4 assists per game.
    • LaVine leads the Bulls in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.6 made threes per game.
    • Chicago’s Thaddeus Young has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.3 per game and Daniel Gafford is first in blocks with 1.3 per game.
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