Bulls vs Pistons Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, December 30, 2022

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The Chicago Bulls (15-19) are 7.5-point favorites against the Detroit Pistons (9-28) on December 30, 2022 at United Center. The Pistons are struggling right now, going 2-8 during their past 10 games. A 231-point over/under is set in the matchup.

How to bet Bulls vs. Pistons

Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bulls as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -299 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +239 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 231 points.

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Bulls vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, December 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Arena: United Center

Bulls vs. Pistons Betting Trends

The Bulls are 17-17-0 against the spread this season. Chicago has been chosen as the favorite in 12 games this year and has walked away with the win five times (41.7%) in those games. Bulls games this year have hit the over 43.2% of the time (16 out of 37 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Pistons are 18-18-1 this year. Detroit has an 8-27 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 22.9% of those games). Pistons games this year have hit the over 22 times in 37 opportunities (59.5%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Bulls

Bulls Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
DeMar DeRozan 34 26.5 5.2 5 0.9 0.4 0.4
Zach LaVine 30 22.2 4.3 4.2 1.1 0 2.8
Nikola Vucevic 34 16.7 10.3 3 0.6 0.8 1.7
Patrick Williams 34 9.5 4.1 1.4 0.6 1 1.3
Ayo Dosunmu 32 9.3 3.2 2.7 0.7 0.4 0.9

Pistons

Pistons Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bojan Bogdanovic 36 20.7 3.6 2.4 0.6 0.1 2.4
Jaden Ivey 33 15.3 4.2 4 1.1 0.3 1.3
Saddiq Bey 33 14 4.2 1.5 0.8 0.2 1.7
Alec Burks 24 13.8 2.8 2 0.9 0.1 2
Isaiah Stewart 30 11.7 7.8 1.2 0.3 0.7 1.6
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Bulls vs. Pistons Injury Report

Pistons: Marvin Bagley: Questionable (Illness), Isaiah Livers: Out (Shoulder), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)

What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls

Chicago is 16th in the NBA with 113.6 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks 18th with 115 points allowed per game. On offense, the Bulls average 113.4 points per game at home, compared to 113.7 points per game away from home. The Bulls have seen an uptick in scoring recently, racking up 118.1 points per game in their last 10 outings, 4.5 points more than the 113.6 they’ve scored this year.

Chicago has found it difficult to pile up threes, ranking fourth-worst in the league with 10.6 threes made per game. It ranks 10th with a 36.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc this year. The Bulls are attempting 58.6 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 67% of the shots they’ve taken (and 74.8% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 28.9 threes per contest, which are 33% of their shots (and 25.2% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

On offense Detroit is the 24th-ranked team in the league (111.4 points per game). On defense it is second-worst (118.5 points allowed per game). The Pistons average 113.7 points per game at home, and 109.3 away. The Pistons are putting up 115.6 points per game over their last 10 games, which is 4.2 more than their average for the season (111.4).

With 11.6 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35% from downtown, Detroit is 16th and 16th in the NBA, respectively, in those categories. The Pistons attempt 38% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 29.7% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 62% of their shots, with 70.3% of their makes coming from there.

Bulls vs. Pistons Predictions and Pick

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WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

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