Warriors vs Bulls Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Sunday, January 15, 2023

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The Golden State Warriors (21-21) visit the Chicago Bulls (19-24) at United Center, beginning at 3:30 PM ET on Sunday, January 15, 2023. The Bulls are 5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 237.5 point total.

How to bet Warriors vs. Bulls

Golden State Warriors vs. Chicago Bulls Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Warriors as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Warriors have -209 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +173 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 237.5 points.

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Warriors vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Sunday, January 15, 2023
  • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBCS
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Arena: United Center

Warriors vs. Bulls Betting Trends

Against the spread, the Warriors are 19-22-1 this season. Golden State has been the favorite in 27 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (59.3%) in those contests. Warriors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 55.8% of the time (24 out of 43 games with a set point total).

The Bulls have 23 wins against the spread in 43 games this season. Chicago has gone 13-15 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 46.4% of those games). Bulls games this year have hit the over 20 times in 43 opportunities (46.5%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Warriors

Warriors Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Stephen Curry 28 29.2 6.3 6.5 1.0 0.4 4.9
Jordan Poole 42 20.9 2.5 4.5 0.7 0.2 2.5
Klay Thompson 33 20.7 3.9 2.5 0.6 0.5 4.0
Andrew Wiggins 25 18.3 5.0 2.2 1.5 0.8 2.8
Donte DiVincenzo 32 7.8 4.8 3.0 1.3 0.1 1.8

Bulls

Bulls Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
DeMar DeRozan 41 26.1 5.0 4.9 1.0 0.5 0.4
Zach LaVine 39 23.8 4.5 4.3 1.0 0.2 3.1
Nikola Vucevic 43 16.9 10.9 3.1 0.6 0.9 1.7
Patrick Williams 43 10.0 4.1 1.3 0.7 0.9 1.4
Ayo Dosunmu 41 9.5 3.1 2.6 0.7 0.3 0.9
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Warriors: Andre Iguodala: Out (Hip), Jonathan Kuminga: Out (Foot), James Wiseman: Out (Ankle), JaMychal Green: Out (Illness)

Bulls: Tony Bradley: Questionable (Conditioning), Zach LaVine: Probable (Hand), DeMar DeRozan: Questionable (Quadricep), Javonte Green: Out (Knee), Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Golden State Warriors

Because of Golden State’s defensive struggles this year, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA with 117.6 points allowed per game, it has been forced to rely on its offense, which ranks fourth-best in the league averaging 117.3 points per game. Offensively the Warriors have fared better at home this year, putting up 119.2 points per game, compared to 115.3 per game in road games. On offense, the Warriors have increased their output a little bit over their last 10 games, scoring 119.6 points per contest over that span compared to the 117.3 they’ve put up over the course of this year.

Golden State is top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking best in the league with 16.2 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks sixth with a 37.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Warriors have taken 51.8% two-pointers (accounting for 62% of the team’s buckets) and 48.2% from beyond the arc (38%).

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What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls

At 114.1 points scored per game and 115.1 points conceded, Chicago is 14th in the NBA offensively and 18th on defense. The Bulls are scoring more points at home (114.6 per game) than on the road (113.7). The Bulls are putting up 116.6 points per contest over their previous 10 games, which is 2.5 more than their average for the season (114.1).

In 2022-23 Chicago is 25th in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.8 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (37.3%). The Bulls take 66.7% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 33.3% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 74.5% of the Bulls’ baskets are 2-pointers, and 25.5% are 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this contest is the Bulls, and we project that Bulls will cover the spread (Warriors -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 237.5 points.

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You can bet on Warriors vs. Bulls 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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WRITTEN BY

Luis Escalante

Luis has been a regular contributor to 4for4 since 2014 and is currently the Director of Strategy at Betsperts Group. Luis comes from an analytics background, leveraging his data skills with multiple years of experience in NFL, fantasy football, daily fantasy sports, and betting.

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