Bulls Vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – April 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 17, 2021

The Chicago Bulls (22-33) are favored (-2) to stop a five-game losing streak when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-35) at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at United Center. The game airs on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has an over/under set at 212.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of April 17, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bulls vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 17

Bulls:
Zach LaVine: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Tomas Satoransky: Day To Day (Back)

Cavaliers:
Damyean Dotson: Day To Day (Knee),
Dylan Windler: Day To Day (Knee)

Bulls and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Chicago has a 28-26 record ATS this year.
  • The Bulls are 7-8 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • 28 of 54 Chicago games this season (51.9%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Cleveland has a 23-32 record ATS this season.
  • As at least a 2-point underdog, the Cavaliers often have trouble covering with only a 2-4 record against the spread.
  • 29 of Cleveland’s 55 games (52.7%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/24/2021 Bulls Bulls -7.5 214.5 -304 243 Regular Season 103-94 CLE

Scoring Trends

  • Chicago’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (212.5 points) in 42 out of 55 opportunities (76.4% of matchups).
  • In 58.2% of Cleveland’s games this season (32 of 55), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 212.5-point over/under.
  • The Bulls have seen a 226.1 average over/under in their games this season, 13.6 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • Cavaliers’ games have a total points bet of 215 points this season, 2.5 points more than the over/under for this game.
  • The Bulls’ average implied point total this season is 8.5 more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (115.5 implied points on average compared to 107 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Chicago has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (107) 33 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Cavaliers (112.2) is 7.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (105).
  • Cleveland has scored more than 105 points 24 times this season.
  • The Bulls are at the 17th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (112.3 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the 12th-fewest points per game (111.1) in the league.
  • The Bulls have been out-scored by 83 points this season (1.5 points per game on average), and opponents of the Cavaliers have out-scored them by 399 more points on the year (7.2 per game).

Bulls Leaders

  • The Bulls scoring leader is Zach LaVine, who puts up 27.5 points per game.
  • LaVine’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 33.5, 4.2 less than his season average of 37.7.
  • Tomas Satoransky leads Chicago with 5.1 assists per game and Nikola Vucevic paces the team with 11.4 rebounds per matchup.
  • Vucevic’s rebounding prop total for the contest is posted at 10.5 boards, 0.9 rebounds less than his season average of 11.4.
  • LaVine is the top three-point shooter for the Bulls, knocking down 3.4 per game.
  • LaVine’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, 0.9 shots less than his season average of 3.4.
  • Chicago’s steals leader is Thaddeus Young, who averages 1.1 per game. Daniel Theis leads the team averaging 0.9 blocks a contest.
  • Theis’ blocks prop total for the game is set at 1.5, 0.6 blocks higher than his season average of 0.9.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 24.2 points per game and also tacks on 2.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest.
  • Sexton’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 30.5, 0.7 lower than his season average of 31.2.
  • The Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists are Jarrett Allen (10.0 rebounds per game) and Darius Garland (5.9 assists per game).
  • Garland’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, 2.2 greater than his season average of 25.3.
  • Kevin Love is tops from three-point range for the Cavaliers, knocking down 2.1 threes per game.
  • Love’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 1.4 shots higher than his season average of 2.1.
  • Larry Nance Jr. is at the top of Cleveland’s steals hierarchy with 1.9 steals per game and Allen leads the squad in blocks with 1.7 per game.
  • Nance’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals lower than his season average of 1.9.

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