Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers Odds, Lines, Picks & Predictions – NBA, Mar. 26

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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 26, 2022, 11:40 AM
  • The Cavaliers (35-24) are -1.5 favorites vs. the Bulls (39-21)
  • Total (Over/Under): 220.5 points
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 8:00pm EDT
  • Watch the game on BSOH & NBCS-CHI

The Chicago Bulls visit Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday. Tipoff is scheduled for 8:00pm EDT in Cleveland.

The Cavaliers are betting favorites in this NBA matchup, with the spread sitting at -1.5 (100).

So far this NBA season, the Bulls are 39-34 against the spread, while the Cavaliers are 38-30 against the spread.

The Bulls vs Cavaliers Over/Under is 220.5 total points for the game.


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Bulls vs. Cavaliers Odds, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Chicago Bulls+1.5 -120O 220.5 -110-110
Cleveland Cavaliers -1.5 100U 220.5 -110-110

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

  • 39-34 against the Spread (+1.6 Units / 1.99% ROI)
  • 42-31 against the Moneyline (+6 Units / 4.38% ROI)
  • 35-36 against the Over for game total points (-4.6 Units / -5.73% ROI)
  • 36-35 against the Under for game total points (-2.5 Units / -3.11% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 41 of their last 65 games (+14.60 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have hit the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 19 games (+12.80 Units / 62% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 14 of their last 19 games (+9.53 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have hit the Game Total Under in 13 of their last 17 games (+8.60 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have hit the 2Q Game Total Under in 12 of their last 16 away games (+7.60 Units / 43% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 24 of their last 65 games (-21.04 Units / -29% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the 1Q Spread in 20 of their last 56 games (-18.30 Units / -30% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 29 of their last 73 games (-16.03 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only hit the 2H Moneyline in 25 of their last 57 games (-14.72 Units / -19% ROI)
  • The Chicago Bulls have only covered the Spread in 6 of their last 24 away games (-13.85 Units / -52% ROI)

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

  • 38-30 against the Spread (+4.95 Units / 6.17% ROI)
  • 41-32 against the Moneyline (+16.05 Units / 13.05% ROI)
  • 32-39 against the Over for game total points (-10.9 Units / -13.57% ROI)
  • 39-32 against the Under for game total points (+3.8 Units / 4.73% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the Moneyline in 41 of their last 71 games (+18.05 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the 4Q Game Total Under in 41 of their last 71 games (+9.17 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the Game Total Under in 22 of their last 35 games at home (+8.80 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have covered the 3Q Spread in 22 of their last 35 games at home (+7.63 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have hit the 2H Moneyline in 15 of their last 21 games at home (+7.20 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 4Q Game Total Over in 29 of their last 71 games (-15.99 Units / -20% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the Game Total Over in 30 of their last 71 games (-12.90 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the Team Total Under in 29 of their last 66 games (-12.73 Units / -17% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 3Q Game Total Over in 31 of their last 73 games (-10.92 Units / -14% ROI)
  • The Cleveland Cavaliers have only hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 18 of their last 43 games (-10.02 Units / -21% ROI)

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Chicago Bulls: Keys to the Game vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers

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

Cleveland Cavaliers: Keys to the Game vs. the Chicago Bulls

The Cavaliers were 7-19 (.269) when allowing fewer than 10 second chance points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .553

The Cavaliers were 5-23 (.179) when allowing 15 or more fastbreak points last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .413

The Cavaliers were 6-36 (.143) when allowing 110 or more points last season — 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: .321

The Cavaliers are 19-6 (.760) when they win the turnover margin this season — 3rd best among NBA teams; League Avg: .561

Injury Report: Cavaliers vs. Bulls - Saturday's Game, Mar. 26

  • Jarrett Allen (Cavaliers): Allen has a fractured finger and is out indefinitely, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • Collin Sexton (Cavaliers): Sexton underwent surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
  • Rajon Rondo (Cavaliers): Rondo did not play in Thursday's game (Mar. 24).
  • Dean Wade (Cavaliers): Wade is out for several weeks, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.
  • DeMar DeRozan (Bulls): DeRozan did not play in Thursday's game (Mar. 24).
  • 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

Cleveland Cavaliers Offensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 102.5 points per game (7,379 points/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 111.8

The Cavaliers averaged 51.8 points per game (3,726 points/72 games) in the first half last season — 2nd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 56.5

The Cavaliers made 9.9 three-pointers per game last season — tied for lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 12.7

The Cavaliers averaged 50.3 points per game (3,568 points/71 games) in the second half last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 54.8

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

Cleveland Cavaliers Defensive Stats & Trends

The Cavaliers averaged 31.9 defensive rebounds per game (2,299 rebounds/72 games) last season — lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.4

The Cavaliers have averaged 32.9 defensive rebounds per game (3,880 rebounds/118 games) since the start of the 2020-21 season — 4th lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 34.3

The Cavaliers have averaged 4.2 blocks per game (254 blocks/61 games) on the road since the start of the 2020-21 season — tied for 3rd lowest among NBA teams; League Avg: 4.8


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