The Philadelphia 76ers (23-14) host the Chicago Bulls (17-21) on January 6, 2023 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers are favored by 4.5 points as they enter the matchup winners of three in a row and are 8-2 in their last 10 games. The over/under is set at 231.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet 76ers vs. Bulls
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -177 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +150 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 231.5 points.
76ers vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, January 6, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Wells Fargo Center
76ers vs. Bulls Betting Trends
The 76ers have 22 wins against the spread in 37 games this season. Philadelphia has been the favorite in 25 games this season and has come away with the win 17 times (68%) in those contests. 76ers games this year have hit the over 20 times in 38 opportunities (52.6%).
The Bulls have 20 wins against the spread in 38 games this year. Chicago has put together an 11-14 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 44% of those games). Bulls games this year have hit the over 18 times in 38 opportunities (47.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers vs. Bulls Injury Report
Bulls: Dalen Terry: Probable (Right Knee), Javonte Green: Questionable (Knee), Alex Caruso: Questionable (Ankle), Derrick Jones: Probable (Eye), Andre Drummond: Probable (Shoulder), Tony Bradley: Out (Personal), Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia has been carried by its defense, as it ranks second-best in the NBA by allowing just 108.7 points per game. It ranks 18th in the league in points scored (112.6 per contest). The 76ers are posting 113.4 points per game in home games. In away games, they are averaging 111.5 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the 76ers have been scoring 116.4 points per game, an average that’s a little higher than the 112.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Philadelphia is making 12.7 three-pointers per game this year (10th-ranked in NBA), and it sports a 38.1% three-point percentage (fifth-best). The 76ers are attempting 50.9 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 60.5% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 68.5% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 33.2 threes per contest, which are 39.5% of their shots (and 31.5% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
At 114.5 points scored per game and 115.5 points allowed, Chicago is 14th in the NBA on offense and 18th on defense. The Bulls average 114.2 points per game at home, and 114.7 away. The Bulls have played better offensively over their past 10 games, posting 119.3 points per contest, 4.8 more than their season average of 114.5.
Chicago is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA in 3-pointers made (10.5 per game) and 10th in 3-point percentage (36.8%). In 2022-23, the Bulls have attempted 67.4% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 32.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 75.3% of the Bulls’ buckets have been 2-pointers, and 24.7% have been 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this contest is the 76ers, and we project that 76ers will cover the spread (76ers -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 231.5 points.
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