Bulls vs Pistons Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Chicago Bulls (28-34) visit the Detroit Pistons (15-47) on March 1, 2023 at Little Caesars Arena. The Pistons are underdogs by a six-point margin as they enter the matchup with a 3-7 record in their last 10 games. A 222-point over/under is installed for the matchup.

How to bet Bulls vs. Pistons

Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bulls as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -233 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +191 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 222 points.

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Bulls vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Arena: Little Caesars Arena

Bulls vs. Pistons Betting Trends

The Bulls are 32-30-0 against the spread this season. Chicago has won 14, or 51.9%, of the 27 contests in which it was the favorite this year. The Bulls have hit the over in 38.7% of their opportunities this year (24 times over 62 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Pistons are 28-33-1 this season. Detroit has won 13 of the 58 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (22.4%). Pistons games this season have hit the over on 33 of 62 set point totals (53.2%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Bulls Leaders
DeMar DeRozan 56 25.1 4.5 5 1 0.5 0.5
Zach LaVine 58 24.1 4.8 4 0.9 0.2 2.7
Nikola Vucevic 62 17.8 11.4 3.3 0.7 0.8 1.6
Patrick Williams 62 10.1 4.3 1.4 0.9 0.8 1.4
Ayo Dosunmu 60 9.3 3.2 2.8 0.7 0.4 0.8


Pistons Leaders
Bojan Bogdanovic 58 21.4 3.7 2.6 0.6 0.1 2.4
Jaden Ivey 57 15.3 3.9 4.7 0.9 0.3 1.4
Alec Burks 49 12.8 3 2.2 0.7 0.1 1.9
Marvin Bagley III 27 11.4 6.6 0.6 0.5 0.7 0.3
Killian Hayes 58 9.5 2.7 5.9 1.3 0.4 1.2
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Bulls vs. Pistons Injury Report

Pistons: Bojan Bogdanovic: Probable (Achilles), Nerlens Noel: Out (Not With Team), Isaiah Stewart: Out (Hip), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Isaiah Livers: Doubtful (Ankle), Jalen Duren: Out (Ankle)

What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls

Offensively, Chicago is scoring 113 points per game (20th-ranked in league). It is ceding 112.3 points per contest on defense (10th-ranked). The Bulls are scoring 114.4 points per game when playing at home. On the road, they are averaging 111.5 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Bulls have been racking up 104.6 points per contest, an average that’s significantly lower than the 113 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Chicago has found it difficult to sink threes, ranking worst in the league with 10.3 treys per game. It ranks 14th with a 35.9% shooting percentage from downtown this season. In terms of shot breakdown, the Bulls have taken 66.9% two-pointers (accounting for 75.6% of the team’s baskets) and 33.1% three-pointers (24.4%).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

Detroit is the fourth-worst squad in the NBA in points scored (111.7 per game) and second-worst in points conceded (119.2). In 2022-23 the Pistons are scoring 3.4 more points per game at home (113.5) than away (110.1). Over their past 10 games, the Pistons are scoring 107 points per contest, 4.7 fewer points than their season average (111.7).

In 2022-23, Detroit is 17th in the league in 3-point makes (11.6 per game) and 20th in 3-point percentage (35.2%). In 2022-23, the Pistons have attempted 37.7% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 62.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 29.2% of the Pistons’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 70.8% have been 2-pointers.

Our prediction to win this contest is the Bulls, and we project that Bulls will cover the spread (Bulls -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 222 points.

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You can bet on Bulls vs. Pistons at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

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Austin Harper

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