Brooklyn Nets vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights & Trends for May 15, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets (46-24) are heavily favored (-11.5) to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the Chicago Bulls (30-40) at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Barclays Center. The contest airs on YES. The matchup has a point total of 233.5.

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Nets vs Bulls Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Nets -11.5 -110 -110 233.5 -110 -110

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Point Total Insights

  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 233.5 total in 32 out of 70 games (45.7%) this year.
  • In 24.3% of Chicago’s games this season (17 of 70), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 233.5-point over/under.
  • The Nets average 118.7 points per game against the Bulls’ 110.9, totaling 3.9 points under the matchup’s point total of 233.5.
  • This game’s over/under is 7.3 fewer points than the 226.2 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Nets games is 0.3 points fewer than the over/under of 233.5 points in this contest.
  • Bulls’ games have an over/under of 222.5 points this season, 11.0 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Nets Betting Data

  • Brooklyn has a losing record against the spread this season, going 32-33 ATS.
  • The Nets’ record against the spread as at least an 11.5-point favorite is under .500 at 4-5.
  • Brooklyn and its opponents have hit the over in 56.9% of games (37 out of 65 matchups).

Nets Key Players

  • James Harden leads the Nets in assists and rebounds. He dishes out 10.9 assists and 8.0 rebounds per game.
  • Kevin Durant paces Brooklyn with 27.5 points per game.
  • Joe Harris is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, knocking down 3.1 per game.
  • Brooklyn’s steals leader is Kyrie Irving, who averages 1.4 per game. Durant leads the team averaging 1.4 blocks a game.

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Nets Last 10 Games

Nets Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Nets Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/12/2021 Spurs 128-116 BKN Yes Home -11.5 235.5 -1100 675 Regular Season Yes Over
5/11/2021 Bulls 115-107 BKN Yes Away -10.5 233.5 -700 500 Regular Season No Under
5/8/2021 Nuggets 125-119 BKN No Away +5.5 245.5 220 -275 Regular Season Yes Under
5/6/2021 Mavericks 113-109 DAL Yes Away -3.5 222.5 -185 150 Regular Season No Under
5/4/2021 Bucks 124-118 MIL No Away +4.5 237.5 200 -250 Regular Season No Over
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
6-4 4-6 4-6-0 235.1 119.2 115.9 -0.4 36.7%

Nets Injuries

Nets:

Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),

Joe Harris: Day To Day (Hip),

Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),

Kyrie Irving: Day To Day (Face)

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Bulls Betting Data

  • Chicago has a 39-29 record against the spread, covering in 57.4% of their matchups.
  • When they are at least 11.5-point underdogs, the Bulls have gone 3-3 against the spread.
  • Chicago has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 45.6% of matchups this year (31 out of 68 contests).

Bulls Key Players

  • Zach LaVine’s points (27.4 per game) and assists (4.9 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Bulls’ leaderboards.
  • Nikola Vucevic is at the top of the Chicago rebounding leaderboard with 11.7 rebounds per game. He also scores 23.6 points and tacks on 3.9 assists per game.
  • LaVine knocks down 3.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bulls.
  • Thaddeus Young (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for Chicago while Daniel Theis (0.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

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Bulls Last 10 Games

Bulls Last Five Games
Date Opponent Result Favored Played As Spread Total Bulls Moneyline Opponent Moneyline Game Type Covered Over/Under
5/13/2021 Raptors 114-102 CHI Yes Home -16.5 220.5 -3000 1300 Regular Season No Under
5/11/2021 Nets 115-107 BKN No Home +10.5 233.5 500 -700 Regular Season Yes Under
5/9/2021 Pistons 108-96 CHI Yes Away -16.5 200.5 -3000 1200 Regular Season No Over
5/7/2021 Celtics 121-99 CHI Yes Home -13.5 222.5 -5000 1500 Regular Season Yes Under
5/6/2021 Hornets 120-99 CHI Yes Away -7.5 220.5 -450 333 Regular Season Yes Under
Bulls Last 10 Games
Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed AVG Reb. Margin 3Pt %
5-5 6-4 4-6-0 211.1 106.3 104.8 +4.2 35.7%

Bulls Injuries

Bulls:

Daniel Theis: Out (Hip),

Troy Brown Jr.: Out (Ankle)

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