Bulls vs Pistons Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Sunday, April 9, 2023

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A contest featuring a struggling NBA squad will see the Detroit Pistons (17-64) face the Chicago Bulls (39-42) at United Center on April 9, 2023. The Pistons are 1-9 over their last 10 games. They enter this matchup as 7.5-point underdogs. The over/under is 219 points for the outing.

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 -306 odds to pick up the win, while the Pistons are listed at +246 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 219 points.

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Bulls vs. Pistons Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Arena: United Center

Bulls vs. Pistons Betting Trends

The Bulls are 42-39-0 against the spread this year. Chicago has won 19, or 55.9%, of the 34 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Bulls games this year have eclipsed the over/under 44.4% of the time (36 out of 81 games with a set point total).

Against the spread, the Pistons are 36-44-1 this year. Detroit has won 15 of the 77 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (19.5%). Pistons games this year have eclipsed the over/under 51.9% of the time (42 out of 81 games with a set point total).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Bulls

Bulls Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zach LaVine 76 24.9 4.5 4.3 0.9 0.2 2.7
DeMar DeRozan 73 24.7 4.7 5.1 1.1 0.5 0.6
Nikola Vucevic 81 17.8 11.1 3.3 0.7 0.7 1.5
Patrick Williams 81 10.3 4 1.2 0.9 0.9 1.4
Coby White 73 9.7 2.9 2.8 0.7 0.1 1.7

Pistons

Pistons Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jaden Ivey 73 16.3 3.9 5.3 0.8 0.2 1.6
Marvin Bagley III 41 12 6.4 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.4
Killian Hayes 75 10.1 2.8 6.2 1.4 0.4 1
James Wiseman 44 10 5.8 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.1
Jalen Duren 66 9.2 8.7 1.1 0.7 0.9 0
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Bulls vs. Pistons Injury Report

Pistons: Isaiah Livers: Out (Ankle), Cade Cunningham: Out (Shin), Alec Burks: Out (Foot), Hamidou Diallo: Out (Ankle), Eugene Omoruyi: Doubtful (Ankle), Isaiah Stewart: Out (Hip), Bojan Bogdanovic: Out (Achilles), Rodney McGruder: Out (Illness)

What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls

With 113.2 points per game on offense, Chicago is 21st in the NBA. Defensively, it allows 112.2 points per contest, which ranks seventh in the league. The Bulls post 114.3 points per game when playing at home, compared to 112.2 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 2.1 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Bulls have been scoring 111.6 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 113.2 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Chicago is draining 10.5 treys per game (second-worst in NBA), and it has a 36.3% three-point percentage (16th-ranked). The Bulls are attempting 57.8 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 66.7% of the shots they’ve taken (and 75.4% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 28.9 three-pointers per contest, which are 33.3% of their shots (and 24.6% of the team’s buckets).

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What you need to know about the Detroit Pistons

In 2022-23, Detroit is third-worst in the NBA offensively (110.7 points scored per game) and fourth-worst defensively (118.7 points conceded). The Pistons average 112.3 points per game at home, and 109 away. Over their past 10 games, the Pistons are scoring 107.9 points per contest, compared to their season average of 110.7.

Detroit is 20th in the NBA in 3-pointers made (11.4 per game) and 23rd in 3-point percentage (35.2%). In 2022-23, the Pistons have taken 37.2% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 62.8% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 28.8% of the Pistons’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 71.2% have been 2-pointers.

Our pick to win this contest is the Bulls, and we expect that Bulls will cover the spread (Bulls -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 219 points.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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