The Chicago Bulls (20-24) and the Detroit Pistons (12-35) will take the court at AccorHotels Arena in a game on Thursday, January 19, 2023 at 3:00 PM ET on NBCS. The Bulls are 7.5-point favorites in the game. The matchup’s over/under is set at 236.5.
How to bet Bulls vs. Pistons
Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Bulls as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -298 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +241 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 236.5 points.
Bulls vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, January 19, 2023
- Game Time: 3:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Paris, France
- Arena: AccorHotels Arena
Bulls vs. Pistons Betting Trends
The Bulls have played 44 games, with 24 wins against the spread. Chicago has been victorious in six, or 40%, of the 15 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Bulls games this year have hit the over 21 times in 47 opportunities (44.7%).
Against the spread, the Pistons are 21-25-1 this season. Detroit has won 11 of the 45 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (24.4%). Pistons games this year have gone over the total in 28 of 47 opportunities (59.6%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bulls vs. Pistons Injury Report
Pistons: Jalen Duren: Questionable (Ankle), Hamidou Diallo: Probable (Calf), Nerlens Noel: Questionable (Foot), Cory Joseph: Questionable (Knee), Marvin Bagley: Out (Hand), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin)
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
Chicago is 13th in the NBA with 114.5 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks 18th with 115.2 points allowed per game. The Bulls average 115.4 points per game in home games, compared to 113.7 points per game in away games, a difference of 1.7 points per contest. The Bulls have seen an increase in scoring lately, putting up 117.9 points per game in their last 10 contests, 3.4 points more than the 114.5 they’ve scored this year.
Chicago is 25th in the NBA with 10.9 three-pointers per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks sixth with a 37.3% shooting percentage from three-point land. The Bulls are attempting 58.1 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 66.5% of the shots they’ve taken (and 74.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 29.3 treys per contest, which are 33.5% of their shots (and 25.6% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons
Detroit is 24th in the NBA in points scored (112.1 per game) and second-worst in points allowed (119.5). The Pistons are scoring more points at home (113.9 per game) than away (110.6). While the Pistons are scoring 112.1 points per game in 2022-23, they have bettered that mark over their past 10 games, tallying 114.7 a contest.
Detroit is 16th in the league in 3-pointers made (11.8 per game) and 16th in 3-point percentage (35.8%). The Pistons take 37.7% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 29.7% of their made shots are from there. Inside the 3-point line, they take 62.3% of their shots, with 70.3% of their makes coming from there.
Our prediction to win this game is the Bulls, and we project that Bulls will cover the spread (Bulls -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 236.5 points.
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