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The Utah Jazz will take on the Indiana Pacers at 9 p.m. ET Thursday at Vivint Arena. The Jazz are 8-3 overall and 4-0 at home, while Indiana is 4-8 overall and 1-6 on the road. The Jazz swept the two-game season series between these teams last season.

Utah is favored by 10 points in the latest Jazz vs. Pacers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 216. Before entering any Pacers vs. Jazz picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned over $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 4 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $500 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 110-73 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Jazz vs. Pacers. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Pacers vs. Jazz:

  • Jazz vs. Pacers spread: Jazz -10
  • Jazz vs. Pacers over-under: 216 points
Featured Game | Utah Jazz vs. Indiana Pacers

What you need to know about the Jazz

The Atlanta Hawks typically have all the answers at home, but on Tuesday Utah proved too difficult a challenge. Utah had enough points to win and then some against Atlanta, taking the game 110-98. Utah’s shooting guard Donovan Mitchell did his thing and shot 5-for-11 from beyond the arc and finished with 27 points and five assists.

Mitchell leads the team with 25.9 points and 5.3 assists per game. On the defensive end, three-time Defensive Player of the Year, Rudy Gobert, is having another stellar campaign with 15.9 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per contest. He’s led the Jazz to the fifth-best defensive rating in the NBA and Utah ranks third in points allowed per game.

What you need to know about the Pacers

Meanwhile, it was all tied up 44-44 at halftime, but the Pacers were not quite the Denver Nuggets‘ equal in the second half when they met on Wednesday. It was a hard-fought contest, but Indiana had to settle for a 101-98 loss against the Nuggets. Despite its defeat, Indiana got to see several of its players rise to the challenge and make noteworthy plays. Point guard Malcolm Brogdon, who had 25 points and five assists, was the best among equals.

The Pacers are middle-of-the-pack on both ends of the court, ranking 16th in points per game and 18th in points allowed per game. Brogdon leads the team with 22.7 points and 6.7 assists per contest while Domantas Sabonis is putting up 19.3 points and 11.6 rebounds. The team has received an unexpected contribution from rookie Chris Duarte as he ranks third amongst first-year players with 15.2 PPG.

How to make Pacers vs. Jazz picks

The model has simulated Jazz vs. Pacers 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Pacers vs. Jazz? And which side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations? 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. 

Source: CBSSports.com

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