The Chicago Bulls (27-33) host the Washington Wizards (28-31) at United Center, tipping off at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, February 26, 2023. The Wizards are 5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 223.5 point total.
How to bet Bulls vs. Wizards
Chicago Bulls vs. Washington Wizards Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bulls as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -202 odds to pick up the win, while the Wizards are listed at +169 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 223.5 points.
Bulls vs. Wizards Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, February 26, 2023
- Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBC
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Bulls vs. Wizards Betting Trends
In the Bulls’ 60 games this season, they have 31 wins against the spread. Chicago has been chosen as the favorite in 26 games this year and has walked away with the win 13 times (50%) in those games. Bulls games this year have gone over the point total 40.7% of the time (24 out of 59 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Wizards are 28-30-1 this season. Washington is 14-21 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40% of those games). Wizards games this season have gone over the total in 28 of 59 opportunities (47.5%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bulls: Goran Dragic: Questionable (Knee), Javonte Green: Out (Knee)
Wizards: Kristaps Porzingis: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
On offense, Chicago is scoring 113.4 points per game (20th-ranked in league). It is ceding 112.9 points per contest at the other end (14th-ranked). The Bulls are posting 114.8 points per game this season at home, which is 2.9 more points than they’re averaging on the road (111.9). The Bulls’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 108.9 points a contest compared to the 113.4 they’ve averaged this season.
Chicago has struggled to pile up three-pointers, ranking worst in the league with 10.4 threes made per game. It ranks 16th with a 36% shooting percentage from beyond the arc this year. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Bulls have taken 67% two-pointers (accounting for 75.6% of the team’s baskets) and 33% three-pointers (24.4%).
What you need to know about the Washington Wizards
Washington puts up 113.6 points per game and allow 113.4, ranking them 17th in the NBA on offense and 15th on defense. At home, the Wizards average 113.1 points per game. Away, they score 114. The Wizards are putting up 117.7 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 4.1 more than their average for the season (113.6).
Washington makes 11.5 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.1% from beyond the arc, ranking 19th and 14th, respectively, in the NBA. In 2022-23, the Wizards have taken 37% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 63% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 27.5% of the Wizards’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 72.5% have been 2-pointers.
Bulls vs. Wizards Predictions and Pick
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