Free NBA Picks Today: Indiana Pacers vs Chicago Bulls 1/24/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Indiana Pacers vs Chicago Bulls 1/24/23
Tue 24th January 2023

The Indiana Pacers (23-25, 15-9 Home) will try to slow down one of the NBA’s top shooting teams when they host the Chicago Bulls (22-24, 9-14 Away) on Tuesday. Chicago is playing the second of a back-to-back after defeating the Atlanta Hawks 111-100 at United Center yesterday, their third win in a row.

With 26 points and six assists, DeMar DeRozan was a top performer. The Bulls are 10th in the Eastern Conference. Indiana dropped their seventh in a row on Saturday at Footprint Center, falling to the Phoenix Suns 112-107. Bennedict Mathurin recorded 23 points to lead the team in scoring in defeat.

With 18 points, 12 assists, and 10 rebounds, T.J. McConnell also impressed. The Pacers are ninth in the Eastern Conference.It’s the last meeting of the season between the teams.

Chicago will be seeking a season sweep against Indiana after taking the only earlier meeting 124-109 at United Center in October 2022, their fourth straight head-to-head victory.

Zach LaVine led the Bulls with 28 points and six rebounds. Buddy Hield had 25 points in defeat. DeRozan and LaVine, averaging 26.1 and 24.0 points per game, respectively, are leading the Bulls in scoring this season. DeRozan also has dished 4.9 assists per game. Meanwhile, Nikola Vucevic is grabbing 11.2 rebounds per game.

Tyrese Haliburton (20.2 ppg), Hield (17.5), and Mathurin (17.3) have been the primary providers of the Pacers’ offense. Haliburton also has tallied 10.2 assists per game, most in the league. Meanwhile, Myles Turner has averaged 7.8 rebounds per game.

The Bulls are shooting 48.8% from the field, ranking as one of the league’s most accurate field goal shooting teams (5th).The Bulls are 4-6 in their last 10 trips to Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

Meanwhile, the Bulls are 4-4 this season when playing on consecutive nights and 3-3 in such games against opponents with at least a day of rest.

The Pacers are 2-1 with a rest advantage.In the last 10 games, Chicago is 6-4 with an average margin of +3.8 (118.2-114.4). Indiana has gone 2-8 over the last 10, allowing 120.5 points per game on average while scoring only 112.9 (-7.6 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Coby White: 19.0 | 12.6 | +6.4
Andre Drummond: 4.0 | 13.0 | -9.0
Rebounds per game:
Andre Drummond: 1.5 | 6.4 | -4.9


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
T.J. McConnell: 29.6 | 14.5 | +15.1
Jalen Smith: 11.5 | 16.8 | -5.3
Points per game:
Buddy Hield: 11.4 | 17.5 | -6.1
Rebounds per game:
Jalen Smith: 4.3 | 5.9 | -1.7
Assists per game:
T.J. McConnell: 8.8 | 4.8 | +4.0

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Chicago Bulls (-120)

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