Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons in NBA odds tilt
Detroit Pistons vs Chicago Bulls Odds
Chicago looks to cover the Bulls-Pistons pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 39-32 mark when they host Detroit in NBA action.
The Pistons will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 32-41 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulls are 33-38 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Detroit is 34-38-1 on the totals; Chicago is 32-39.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 9-rated Bulls and the No. 24-ranked Pistons, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 95-89 result in favor of the Bulls.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 7-rated squad against Detroit's No. 14-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 29 in the league with 5.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 23 with 6.2 per outing.
Defensively, the Pistons feature the league's No. 18-rated defense on the road, giving up 101.4 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 99-82 result against the Raptors on March 29. The Pistons failed to cover in that game as a 1.5-point favorite, while the 181 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Jonas Jerebko scored 20 points in a failed effort to lead the Pistons to victory (they lost 99-82 to Toronto at The Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday).
Chicago lost its last outing, a 100-98 result against the Mavericks on March 30. The Bulls covered in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 198 combined points took the game OVER the total. The Bulls got a 25-point performance from Carlos Boozer, who added 11 rebounds, but Dallas still ran past Chicago 100-98 on Saturday at American Airlines Center.
Detroit Pistons Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 7-3
After playing Dallas are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Pistons at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 5-12 ATS in its last 17 games
Detroit is 4-17-1 ATS in its last 22 games when playing Chicago
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chicago is 17-4-1 ATS in its last 22 games when playing Detroit
Detroit at Toronto, Monday, April 1
Chicago at Washington, Tuesday, April 2