Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Pistons versus the Bulls? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at United Center in Chicago, IL. This Central division matchup has an over/under of 219 points, and the Bulls are favored to win at home vs. the Pistons.
DETROIT PISTONS VS CHICAGO BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Chicago Bulls -7.5
This game will be played at United Center at 7:00 ET on Sunday, November 12th.
WHY BET THE CHICAGO BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-100 in favor of the Bulls.
- Our projections have DeMar DeRozan finishing with DeMar DeRozan points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists.
- From the field, we have the Bulls finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can the Pistons Grab a Win in Chicago?
So far this season, the Pistons has a record of 2-8, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Bulls. Currently, the team is 15th in the Eastern Conference as well as 5th in the Central division.
Detroit holds a .500 ATS record for the season, standing at 5-5 ATS. When playing on the road, the Pistons hold an ATS record of 3-2 in contrast to a 2-3 record against the spread when playing at home.
The Pistons’ offense finished with 106 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 109.9 points per contest. Killian Hayes was the leading scorer for the Pistons, putting up 23 points. In addition, Cade Cunningham contributed 21 points.
On the defensive side, Pistons is currently hovering around the NBA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 113.7 points per game.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Pistons are forcing 16.7 per game, which is 29th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 14th in blocked shots at 5.5 per game.
Can the Bulls Secure a Win at Home?
The Bulls have a below .500 record of 3-6 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Pistons. The Eastern Conference sees the Bulls currently at 13th, and in the Central division, they are 4th.
Chicago comes in with an overall ATS record of 3-6 so far this season. This season, Chicago has a 1-4 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 2-2 as underdogs.
The Bulls offense is coming off a game in which they scored 115 points vs. the Suns. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.8% while connecting on 14 threes. Zach LaVine is leading the team in scoring at 22.4 points per contest. DeMar DeRozan has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 21.4 going into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Bulls’ defense is giving up an average of 113.9 points per contest.
Chicago struggled on the boards in their last game vs. the Suns, giving up 9. For the game, Phoenix scored 116 points in the game.