Bulls Vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – April 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 21, 2021

The Cleveland Cavaliers (20-37) will attempt to end a three-game losing streak when they host the Chicago Bulls (24-33) on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse as only 2-point underdogs. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on BSOH. The matchup has an over/under of 211.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of April 21, 2021, 6:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bulls vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of April 21

Bulls:
Troy Brown Jr.: Day To Day (Ankle),
Zach LaVine: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)

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

Bulls and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Chicago has a 30-26 record ATS this year.
  • The Bulls have a winning record against the spread when favored by 2 points or more, going 8-7 this season.
  • 28 of 56 Chicago games this season (50%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • Cleveland has a 23-34 record ATS this season.
  • For the eighth time this season, the Cavaliers are at least a 2-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-5 against the spread.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have regularly been held under the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 38.6% (22) of their 57 games played.

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Head to Head

Nikola Vucevic (25 points) led the Bulls over Darius Garland (22 points) and the Cavaliers 106-96 in their most recent matchup on April 17, 2021. The Bulls were favored by 3 points in the game, and covered the spread. The 202 total points in the matchup fell short of the 213.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
4/17/2021 Bulls Bulls -3 213.5 -146 123 Regular Season 106-96 CHI
3/24/2021 Bulls Bulls -7.5 214.5 -304 243 Regular Season 103-94 CLE

Scoring Trends

  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 211.5 total in 43 out of 57 games (75.4%) this season.
  • 34 Cleveland games this year (59.6% of its matchups) finished with a final point total higher than Wednesday’s over/under of 211.5 points.
  • The Bulls have seen a 225.1 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 214.8 points this season, 3.3 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The average implied total for the Bulls this season is 115.4 points, 8.4 more points than their implied total of 107 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • So far this season, Chicago has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (107) 33 times.
  • The Cavaliers’ average implied point total on the season (112.2 points) is 7.2 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (105 points).
  • This season, Cleveland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 105 points 25 times.
  • The Bulls are at the 18th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (112 PPG), while the Cavaliers allow the 13th-fewest points per game (111) in the league.
  • The Bulls have a negative point differential on the season (-67 total points, -1.2 per game), as do the Cavaliers (-413 total points, -7.2 per game).

Bulls Leaders

  • Zach LaVine leads the Bulls in scoring (27.5 points per game) and assisting (5.1 assists per game).
  • LaVine’s assists prop total for the matchup is set at 5.5 assists, 0.4 greater than his season average of 5.1.
  • Vucevic paces Chicago with 11.3 rebounds per game.
  • Vucevic’s rebounding prop total for the game is listed at 10.5 rebounds, 0.8 rebounds less than his season average of 11.3.
  • The Bulls are led by LaVine from long distance. He connects on 3.4 shots from deep per game.
  • LaVine’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.9 shots lower than his season average of 3.4.
  • Chicago’s blocks leader is Daniel Theis, who records 0.9 per game. Thaddeus Young leads the team averaging 1.1 steals a game.
  • Young’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 0.5, 0.6 steals lower than his season average of 1.1.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Collin Sexton owns the Cavaliers top spot in scoring with 24.3 points per game and also tacks on 3.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists per contest.
  • Sexton’s points prop total for the game is set at 23.5, 0.8 points less than his season average of 24.3.
  • When it comes to Cleveland leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Jarrett Allen with 9.9 rebounds per game and Garland with 6.1 assists per game.
  • Garland’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 27.5, 1.8 greater than his season average of 25.7.
  • Kevin Love makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cavaliers, averaging 1.9 treys per game.
  • Love’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 3.5, 1.6 shots greater than his season average of 1.9.
  • Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.8 per game and Allen is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Nance’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals lower than his season average of 1.8.

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