The Phoenix Suns will take on the Indiana Pacers at 4 p.m. ET Thursday at Visa Athletic Center in Orlando. The Pacers currently occupy the fifth playoff spot in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. The Suns are 2.5 games behind the final playoff berth in the Western Conference. Both teams have won all of their three games since the NBA restart. 

The Pacers are 5-0-1 in against the spread in their last six games. The Suns are 4-1 in their last five games as an underdog. Indiana is favored by 2.5 points in the latest Suns vs. Pacers odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 229.5. Before entering any Pacers vs. Suns 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 it’s already returned well over $4,200 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks this season. It entered the week on a blistering 54-32 run on top-rated NBA spread picks, returning almost $1,900 on those picks alone. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Suns vs. Pacers spread: Suns +2.5
  • Suns vs. Pacers over-under: 229.5 points
  • Suns vs. Pacers money line: Phoenix 130, Indiana -150

Why the Suns can cover

The Suns got by the Los Angeles Clippers 117-115 on Tuesday thanks to a clutch jumper from Devin Booker as time expired. Booker shot 6-for-9 from beyond the arc and finished with 35 points and eight assists. The Suns shot 53.1 percent from 3-point range. 

Phoenix began play in the NBA bubble with the worst record among any Western Conference teams remaining. They are one of five teams within three games of Memphis for the eighth playoff spot in the West. Phoenix is one game behind Portland for the ninth slot in the conference.   

Why the Pacers can cover

Indiana had enough points to win and then some against the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, taking their contest 120-109. Indiana once again attributed much of its success to small forward T.J. Warren, who had 32 points. Warren has scored 119 combined points over his past three games, all in the NBA bubble. He set a franchise record for points in a three-game span. Warren made all of his first eight attempts from the floor. 

The Pacers have a one-game lead over the Sixers for the No. 5 spot in the Eastern Conference. Malcolm Brogdon (neck) is questionable for Thursday’s game. 

How to make Suns vs. Pacers picks

The model has simulated Suns vs. Pacers 10,000 times and the results are in. The model is leaning under on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Suns vs, Pacers? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Suns vs. Pacers spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.  

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