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Suns vs. Pacers line, picks: Advanced computer NBA model releases selections for Friday matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Friday's matchup between the Phoenix Suns and the Indiana Pacers
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The Phoenix Suns and Indiana Pacers face off in Indianapolis at 7 p.m. ET on Friday. Phoenix is favored by 5.5 points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 219.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page).

 Before making any Suns vs. Pacers picks, you NEED to check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 13 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 52-28 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows the Suns are elite on both ends of the floor, leading to one of the best overall profiles in the NBA. Phoenix is scoring 111.1 points per 100 possessions on offense and allowing only 104.2 points per 100 possessions on defense. The Suns are No. 3 in the NBA in field-goal percentage on offense, making 47.3 percent of shots, and they are also No. 3 in defensive field goal percentage at 43.7 percent. Phoenix is also an elite perimeter shooting team, making 36.9 percent of 3-point attempts and 80.3 percent of free-throw attempts.

The model also knows the Pacers are elite on the offensive glass, securing 29.6 percent of available rebounds after missed shots. Indiana is also in the top five of the NBA in 2-point accuracy, making 54.8 percent of attempts inside the arc. The Pacers move the ball well, averaging 24 assists per game, and Indiana averages 48.1 points in the paint per game. On defense, no team is allowing fewer three-pointers (10.8 per game) than the Pacers, and opponents produce only 21.9 assists per game against Indiana.

Now, it has set its sights on Suns vs. Pacers. We can tell you the model is leaning under the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.

Who wins Suns vs. Pacers? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of simulations? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Suns vs. Pacers spread you should be all over Friday, all from the model on a roll on NBA picks!

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