Nets vs Pacers prediction, odds, spread, line: 2022 NBA picks, Oct. 31 best bets from a proven model

The Indiana Pacers travel to Barclays Center for a rematch on Monday night. The Pacers defeated the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday, with the teams completing a miniseries two days later. Brooklyn is 1-5 this season, with Indiana sitting at 3-4 to start the campaign. Seth Curry (ankle) is listed as questionable for the Nets, with TJ Warren (foot) ruled out. TJ McConnell (knee) and Aaron Nesmith (foot) are questionable for the Pacers, with Daniel Theis (knee) ruled out.

Tipping is at 7:30 p.m. ET in Brooklyn. Caesars Sportsbook ranks Brooklyn as the home favorite with 8.5 points, while the plus/minus, or total number of points Vegas thinks it will score, is 237.5 in the latest Pacers vs. Nets odds. Before making Nets vs Pacers picks, be sure to check out SportsLine’s Proven Model NBA predictions and betting tips.

The SportsLine projection model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has earned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four seasons. The model enters Week 3 of the 2022-23 NBA season on a stunning 97-65 roll on all top-rated NBA picks that dates back to last season, grossing over $2,400. Anyone who follows him has seen huge returns.

Now the model has set her sights on Nets vs Pacers. You can head over to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines and trends for Pacers vs. Net:

  • Nets vs. Pacers spread: Nets -8.5
  • Nets vs. Pacers over/under: 237.5 points
  • Money line Nets vs. Pacers: Nets -355, Pacers +278
  • IND: Pacers are 3-4 ATS this season
  • BKN: Nets are 1-5 ATS this season
  • Nets vs. Pacers picks: See the picks on SportsLine

Featured game | Brooklyn Nets vs. Indiana Pacers

Why the Pacers can cover

The Pacers did incredibly well in the first meeting between these two teams on Saturday. Indiana converted 50% of 46 3-point attempts in the game, putting constant pressure on Brooklyn’s defense. Ball movement was a strength for Indiana with 31 assists and just 10 turnovers, and standout rookie Bennedict Mathurin exploded for 32 points on reserve duty. He’s averaging 21.0 points per game this season, and Tyrese Haliburton is generating 23.4 points and 10.0 assists to lead Indiana’s offense.

The Pacers are No. 6 in the NBA in offensive efficiency, scoring more than 1.16 points per possession, and Indiana is the league’s best offensive rebounding team so far in 2022-23, capturing 35.3 % shots missed. Indiana is also in the top 10 for 3-point accuracy, free throw creation, free throw accuracy and assists per game, with the Pacers protecting the ball and avoiding turnovers at a brisk pace.

Why nets can cover

The Nets are off to a rough start, but Kevin Durant remains one of the best players in the league. The former MVP and future Hall of Fame forward is averaging 32.0 points per game on 51.2% shooting this season. Durant is a key part of Brooklyn’s 2-point sniper, with the Nets making 55.8 percent of attempts from inside the arc. The Nets also face a Pacers team that’s giving up 43.5% of 3-point shots this season, and Brooklyn is in the NBA’s top five in free throw creation (27.5 attempts per game) and turnover prevention ( 13.0 gifts per game) in 2022-23.

On defense, the Nets lead the league in blocked shots, averaging 8.5 rejections per game, and Brooklyn is in the top five in the NBA with 49.8 percent 2-point accuracy allowed. Indiana is shooting just 48.5 percent from inside the arc and 44.4 percent from the field this season, playing into the hands of the Brooklyn defense.

How to make Pacers vs. Nets picks

SportsLine’s model leans into the total, projecting a combined 250 points. The model also indicates that one side of the gap hits almost 60% of the time. See which side to support SportsLine.

So who wins the Nets against the Pacers? And which side of the spread hits nearly 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you should jump on, all from the model who crushed his NBA picks, and find out.

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