The high-octane offense of the Philadelphia 76ers (48-22) will face a challenge when they meet the strong defense of the Chicago Bulls (33-37) on March 20, 2023 at Wells Fargo Center. The 76ers are 8.5-point favorites. The matchup has a 224.5 point total.
How to bet 76ers vs. Bulls
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 8.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the 76ers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the 76ers have -361 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +288 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 224.5 points.
76ers vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 20, 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 played 70 games, with 42 wins against the spread. Philadelphia has been the favorite in 50 games this season and has come away with the win 37 times (74%) in those contests. The 76ers have eclipsed the over/under in 55.7% of their opportunities this year (39 times in 70 games with a set point total).
In the Bulls’ 70 games this year, they have 36 wins against the spread. Chicago has won 16 of the 39 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (41%). Bulls games this season have hit the over 29 times in 70 opportunities (41.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
76ers: PJ Tucker: Questionable (Ankle)
Bulls: Alex Caruso: Questionable (Illness), Javonte Green: Questionable (Knee)
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia is posting 115.5 points per game this season (13th-ranked in NBA), but it has really provided a lift defensively, surrendering only 110.5 points per contest (third-best). Offensively the 76ers have played worse at home this year, putting up 115 points per game, compared to 116.1 per game on the road. The 76ers have seen an increase in scoring recently, racking up 125.4 points per game in their last 10 outings, 9.9 points more than the 115.5 they’ve scored this year.
Philadelphia ranks best in the NBA with a three-point shooting percentage of 39%. It ranks ninth in the league by making 12.8 threes per contest. The 76ers have taken 60.9% two-pointers and 39.1% three-pointers this year. Of the team’s baskets, 68.7% are two-pointers and 31.3% are threes.
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
On offense Chicago is the 18th-ranked squad in the NBA (113.5 points per game). Defensively it is 10th (112.6 points conceded per game). At home the Bulls are scoring 115 points per game, three more than they are averaging away (112). The Bulls are tallying 114.5 points per contest in their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 113.5.
Chicago is the worst squad in the league in 3-pointers made (10.5 per game) and 11th in 3-point percentage (36.6%). In 2022-23, the Bulls have attempted 33.1% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 66.9% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.7% of the Bulls’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 75.3% have been 2-pointers.
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