Betting on today’s Bulls and Celtics game? Catch the action at TD Garden in Boston, MA, as the Celtics hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on NBCS. This Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 217 points, and the Celtics are favored to win at home vs. the Bulls.
CHICAGO BULLS VS BOSTON CELTICS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Chicago Bulls +13
This game will be played at TD Garden at 7:30 ET on Tuesday, November 28th.
WHY BET THE CHICAGO BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-107 in favor of the Bulls.
- Our projections have DeMar DeRozan finishing with DeMar DeRozan points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Bulls finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.2% and knocking down 13 threes.
Can the Bulls Offense Score Enough on the Road?
So far this season, the Bulls have a record of just 5-13, as they look to pick up a win over the Celtics. The Eastern Conference sees the Bulls currently at 13th, and in the Central division, they are 4th.
Chicago’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 6-12 for the season. When playing on the road, the Bulls hold an ATS record of 2-6 in contrast to a 4-6 record against the spread when playing at home.
Most recently, the Bulls’ offense finished with just 109 points vs. the Nets. For the game, they hit 12/32 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 48.2%. The team’s top scorer is Zach LaVine, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 22.1, while DeMar DeRozan also carries a PPG average of 21.5 into the game.
The Bulls’ defense is presently ranked 11th in the league, allowing an average of 112.2 points per contest.
The Chicago defense has allowed opponents to shoot 37.4% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.2% of their field goal attempts vs. Chicago.
Can Boston Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
Looking at the Celtics’ previous ten games, they are 8-2 and face the Bulls with an overall mark of 13-4. Across 17 games, the Celtics have a 12-3 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 1-1 record in non-conference games.
Boston’s ATS record sits below .500 (7-9). Boston has struggled to cover the spread in their last four road games and has an ATS record of 2-7 on the road, while it is 5-2 at home.
Coming off their recent game, the Celtics offense tallied 113 points in a matchup against the Hawks. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.2%, and they made 13 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Jayson Tatum, who is averaging 28.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jaylen Brown also maintains a PPG average of 21.4 heading into game.
So far this season, the Celtics defense has been performing well, ranking 4th in the NBA at 107.3 points allowed per contest.
On two point field goal attempts, the Celtics’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 49.8% and allowing 35.3% from beyond the arc.