The Boston Celtics (3-0) visit the Chicago Bulls (1-2) at United Center on Monday, October 24, 2022. The contest tips at 8:00 PM ET and airs on NSCH. The Bulls are 6-point underdogs in the game. A 225.5-point over/under has been set in the matchup.
Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with sportsbooks listing the Celtics as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Celtics have -230 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +188 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 225.5 points.
Celtics vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, October 24, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NSCH
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Celtics vs. Bulls Betting Trends
The Celtics’ record against the spread last year was 44-36-2. Boston won 73.3% of the games last season in which it was favored on the moneyline (44-16). In 82 Celtics games last year, 40 of them went over the total.
The Bulls had 42 wins in 82 games against the spread last season. Chicago was underdogs in 34 games last season and won eight (23.5%) of those contests. Out of 82 Bulls games last season, 40 went over the total.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Celtics vs. Bulls Injury Report
Celtics: Robert Williams: Out (Knee), Danilo Gallinari: Out (Knee)
Bulls: Alex Caruso: Probable (Hamstring), Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Boston Celtics
Offensively, Boston was the 12th-ranked squad in the league (111.8 points per game) last season. On defense, it was best (104.5 points conceded per game). The Celtics put up 110.8 points per game last year in home games, which was two fewer points than they averaged on the road (112.8).
Last season, Boston was eighth in the league in 3-point makes (13.2 per game) and 13th in 3-point percentage (35.7%). Last season, the Celtics took 57.5% of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 42.5% from beyond it. In terms of makes, 67.5% of the Celtics’ baskets were 2-pointers, and 32.5% were 3-pointers.
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
Chicago ranked 13th in the NBA last season with 111.6 points per game. At the other end, it ranked 16th with 112 points allowed per contest. The Bulls averaged 114.2 points per game at home last season, and 109 on the road.
Chicago struggled in terms of three-pointers last year, ranking third-worst in the NBA with 10.6 treys per game. On the other hand, it ranked fourth-best in the league with a 36.9% shooting percentage from downtown. Of the shots taken by the Bulls last year, 66.8% of them were two-pointers (74.5% of the team’s made baskets) and 33.2% were threes (25.5%).
Celtics vs. Bulls Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this game is the Celtics, and we project that Celtics will cover the spread (Celtics -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 225.5 points.
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