Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 9

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 09, 2022, 5:19 PM
  • The Bulls (39-21) are -5.5 favorites vs. the Pistons (14-45)
  • Total (Over/Under): 227.5 points
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 7:00pm EST
  • Watch the game on BSDET & NBCS-CHI

The Chicago Bulls visit Little Caesars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:00pm EST in Detroit.

The Bulls are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -5.5 (-110).

So far this NBA season, the Bulls are 37-28 against the spread, while the Pistons are 33-31 against the spread.

The Bulls vs Pistons Over/Under is 227.5 total points for the game.


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Bulls vs. Pistons Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Chicago Bulls-5.5 -110O 227.5 -110-225
Detroit Pistons +5.5 -110U 227.5 -110180

Against the spread this NBA season, the Bulls have gone:

  • 37-28 against the Spread (+6.2 Units / 8.68% ROI)
  • 39-26 against the Moneyline (+8.9 Units / 7.13% ROI)
  • 33-30 against the Over for game total points (+0 Units / 0% ROI)
  • 30-33 against the Under for game total points (-6.3 Units / -8.81% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have covered the 2Q Spread in 33 of their last 52 games (+15.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have covered the 4Q Game Total Over in 36 of their last 57 games (+12.90 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have covered the 3Q Game Total Over in 25 of their last 37 games (+12.75 Units / 31% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 16 of their last 25 away games (+8.03 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have covered the 2Q Game Total Under in 9 of their last 10 away games (+7.90 Units / 72% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the 4Q Game Total Under in 21 of their last 57 games (-18.54 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the 1Q Spread in 17 of their last 48 games (-16.90 Units / -32% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the 3Q Game Total Under in 11 of their last 37 games (-16.56 Units / -41% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the Team Total Under in 23 of their last 56 games (-14.29 Units / -23% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the 2H Moneyline in 22 of their last 49 games (-12.20 Units / -18% ROI)

Against the spread this NBA season, the Pistons have gone:

  • 33-31 against the Spread (-1.1 Units / -1.54% ROI)
  • 18-47 against the Moneyline (+7.4 Units / 11.02% ROI)
  • 32-31 against the Over for game total points (-2.1 Units / -2.94% ROI)
  • 31-32 against the Under for game total points (-4.2 Units / -5.87% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the Moneyline in 13 of their last 32 games (+26.30 Units / 82% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1Q Game Total Over in 16 of their last 22 games at home (+10.45 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 2Q Spread in 20 of their last 29 games at home (+10.23 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Moneyline in their last 5 games (+8.79 Units / 176% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have covered the 1H Spread in 8 of their last 9 games (+8.00 Units / 81% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1Q Game Total Under in 6 of their last 24 games at home (-12.91 Units / -49% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Team Total Under in 24 of their last 56 games (-11.85 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 1H Game Total Under in 22 of their last 54 games (-9.85 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the Game Total Under in 25 of their last 56 games (-6.90 Units / -11% ROI)
  • The Detroit Pistons have only covered the 4Q Spread in 11 of their last 24 games at home (-3.42 Units / -13% ROI)

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Chicago Bulls: Keys to the Game vs. the Detroit Pistons

The Bulls are 15-5 (.750) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points this season — tied for 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .524

The Bulls are 17-2 (.895) when forcing an eFG of 50% or worse this season — 4th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .769

The Bulls are 9-5 (.643) when allowing 12 or more offensive rebounds this season — 5th best among NBA teams; League Avg: .514

Detroit Pistons: Keys to the Game vs. the Chicago Bulls

The Pistons are 5-21 (.192) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .465

The Pistons were 7-29 (.194) when they lose the turnover margin last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .446

The Pistons were 3-34 (.081) when allowing 110 or more points last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Pistons are 14-50 (.219) when scoring fewer second chance points than their opponent since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .461

Injury Report: Pistons vs. Bulls - Wednesday's Game, Mar. 09

  • Frank Jackson (Pistons): Jackson will be re-evaluated in one week, according to Rod Beard of The Detroit News.
  • Killian Hayes (Pistons): Hayes is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Chicago.
  • Isaiah Stewart (Pistons): The Pistons announced that Stewart is dealing with a bone bruise in his right knee. H will be re-evaluated in a week.
  • Patrick Williams (Bulls): There is a chance Williams could return before the end of the regular season, according to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times.
  • Alex Caruso (Bulls): The Bulls announced that Caruso will be re-evaluated in 6-8 weeks after he has surgery to repair his fractured right wrist.
  • Nikola Vucevic (Bulls): Vucevic is questionable for Wednesday's (Mar. 9) game against Detroit.
  • Lonzo Ball (Bulls): The Bullls announced that Ball will undergo surgery on his left knee and is expected to return in 6-8 weeks.

Chicago Bulls Offensive Stats & Trends

The Bulls are shooting 39% from three (502/1,295) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Bulls have 18.6 free throw attempts per game since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 21.4

The Bulls are shooting 40% from three (258/641) in the first half this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 35%

The Bulls have averaged 0.55 points per possession (4,780 points/9,111 possessions) this season — best among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.52

Detroit Pistons Offensive Stats & Trends

The Pistons have averaged 98.4 points per game (4,328 points/44 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 107.8

The Pistons are shooting 42% (1,560/3,740) this season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 45%

The Pistons have an eFG% of 48% this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 52%

The Pistons have averaged 0.49 points per possession (5,878 points/12,489 possessions) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 0.53

Chicago Bulls Defensive Stats & Trends

The Bulls averaged 6.7 steals per game (482 steals/72 games) last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.5

The Bulls have averaged 4.3 blocks per game (247 blocks/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 5.0

The Bulls averaged 4.2 blocks per game (304 blocks/72 games) last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.9

The Bulls have averaged 6.7 steals per game (390 steals/58 games) at home since the start of the 2020-21 season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 7.6

Detroit Pistons Defensive Stats & Trends

The Pistons have averaged 31.4 defensive rebounds per game (1,383 rebounds/44 games) this season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Pistons have averaged 32.2 defensive rebounds per game (3,740 rebounds/116 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Pistons averaged 32.7 defensive rebounds per game (2,357 rebounds/72 games) last season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Pistons blocked 371 shots last season — tied for 8th most among NBA teams


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