Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 11, 2021

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The Chicago Bulls (29-39) will attempt to extend a three-game winning streak when they host the Brooklyn Nets (44-24) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at United Center as 5.5-point underdogs. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on YES2. The point total in the matchup is set at 233.5.

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Nets vs Bulls Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total Odds
Nets-5.5-110-110233.5-110-110

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Point Total Insights

  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday's 233.5 total in 31 out of 68 games (45.6%) this year.
  • In 17 out of Chicago's 68 games this season (25%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Tuesday's matchup.
  • The Nets average 118.6 points per game against the Bulls' 110.9, totaling 4.0 points under the game's point total of 233.5.
  • The 226.4 points per game these two teams allow to opponents on average this season are 7.1 fewer than the 233.5 over/under in this contest.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 0.3 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 10.9 points separates this contest's over/under (233.5 points) and the average total points bet in Bulls' games (222.6 points) this season.

Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has a losing record against the spread this season, going 31-32 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point favorites, the Nets have a record ATS of 10-21.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in 57.1% of games (36 out of 63 matchups).

Nets Key Players

  • The Nets rebounds and assists leader is James Harden. He pulls down 8.0 rebounds and adds 10.9 assists per game.
  • Brooklyn's scoring leader is Kevin Durant, who racks up 28.2 points per game.
  • Joe Harris connects on 3.1 threes per game to lead the Nets.
  • Brooklyn's blocks leader is Durant, who averages 1.3 per game. Kyrie Irving leads the team averaging 1.4 steals a game.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalNets MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/8/2021Nuggets125-119 BKNNoAway+5.5245.5220-275Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/6/2021Mavericks113-109 DALYesAway-3.5222.5-185150Regular SeasonNoUnder
5/4/2021Bucks124-118 MILNoAway+4.5237.5200-250Regular SeasonNoOver
5/2/2021Bucks117-114 MILNoAway+1.5235.5120-145Regular SeasonNoUnder
4/30/2021Trail Blazers128-109 PORNoHome+4.5232.5195-250Regular SeasonNoOver
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-53-73-7-0231.5116.1115.4-1.237.7%

Nets Injuries

Nets:Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),James Harden: Out (Hamstring),Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),Bruce Brown: Day To Day (Face)

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Bulls Betting Data

  • Chicago has covered the spread in more than half of its games, going 38-28 ATS.
  • When they are at least 5.5-point underdogs, the Bulls have fared well, going 6-4 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Chicago's games this year, the teams have not hit the over (31 out of 66 games, 47%).

Bulls Key Players

  • Zach LaVine scores 27.3 points and adds 5.0 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Bulls' leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Nikola Vucevic is at the top of the Chicago rebounding leaderboard with 11.6 rebounds per game. He also racks up 23.9 points and adds 3.8 assists per game.
  • LaVine is the most prolific from distance for the Bulls, hitting 3.4 threes per game.
  • Chicago's leader in steals is Thaddeus Young with 1.1 per game, and its leader in blocks is Daniel Theis with 0.9 per game.

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Bulls Last 10 Games

DateOpponentResultFavoredPlayed AsSpreadTotalBulls MoneylineOpponent MoneylineGame TypeCoveredOver/Under
5/9/2021Pistons108-96 CHIYesAway-16.5200.5-30001200Regular SeasonNoOver
5/7/2021Celtics121-99 CHIYesHome-13.5222.5-50001500Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/6/2021Hornets120-99 CHIYesAway-7.5220.5-450333Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/3/202176ers106-94 PHINoHome+20.5202.53300-10000Regular SeasonYesUnder
5/1/2021Hawks108-97 ATLNoAway+4.5232.5185-225Regular SeasonNoUnder
Overall RecordATS RecordO/U/PAVG TotalAVG Pts ScoredAVG Pts AllowedAVG Reb. Margin3Pt %
5-57-35-5-0207.9105.1102.8+4.935.2%

Bulls Injuries

Bulls:Daniel Theis: Day To Day (Hip),Troy Brown Jr.: Day To Day (Ankle)

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