Bulls vs Spurs: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 17, 2021

Zach LaVine leads the Chicago Bulls (18-20) against the San Antonio Spurs (20-16) after scoring 40 points in a 123-102 win over the Thunder. The Bulls are  favorites in the game on Wednesday, March 17, which tips at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 17, 2021, 12:05 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bulls vs Spurs Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 17

Bulls:
Garrett Temple: Day To Day (Ankle)

Spurs:
DeMar DeRozan: Out (Personal),
Keita Bates-Diop: Out (Hamstring),
LaMarcus Aldridge: Out (Not With Team)

Bulls and Spurs Records ATS

  • Chicago has compiled a 21-16 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bulls are 5-6 against the spread this season when they are at least a 1.5-point favorite.
  • Chicago and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 54.1% of its games this season (20/37).
  • San Antonio has consistently covered the spread this season with a record of 20-15-1.
  • The Spurs achieve an 8-6-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 1.5-point underdog.
  • 20 of San Antonio’s 36 games (55.6%) this season have fallen short of the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 223 total in 22 out of 38 games (57.9%) this year.
  • 17 San Antonio games this year (47.2% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Wednesday’s point total of 223 points.
  • The Bulls have seen a 228.6 average over/under in their games this season, 5.6 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 2.4 points separates this game’s over/under (223 points) and the average total points bet in Spurs’ games (220.6 points) this season.
  • The Bulls have an average implied point total of 116.5 this season, which is 4.5 points higher than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (112).
  • So far this season, Chicago has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (112) 23 times.
  • The Spurs’ average implied point total on the season (114.7 points) is 3.7 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (111 points).
  • San Antonio has scored more than 111 points in 18 games this season.
  • The Bulls are the NBA’s 11th-highest scoring team (114.4 PPG), while the Spurs allow their opponents the eighth-fewest points per game (110.4) in the league.
  • The Bulls have out-scored their opponents by just four points this season (0.1 points per game on average), and opponents of the Spurs have out-scored them by just eight more points on the year (0.2 per game).

Bulls Leaders

  • LaVine leads the Bulls in scoring (28.4 points per game) and assisting (5.0 assists per game).
  • LaVine’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 27.5, 0.9 points lower than his season average of 28.4.
  • Chicago is led in rebounds by Wendell Carter Jr.’s 8.0 per game.
  • Carter’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 17.5, 4.4 lower than his season average of 21.9.
  • LaVine makes 3.6 threes per game to lead the Bulls.
  • LaVine’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 3.6.
  • Thaddeus Young leads the team with 1.3 steals per game. Daniel Gafford collects 1.1 blocks a contest to pace Chicago.
  • Young’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

Spurs Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan’s excellent performances this season give him the top spot on the Spurs scoring and assists leaderboards with 20.3 points per game and 7.3 assists per game.
  • Jakob Poeltl collects all of the boards and is the San Antonio leader in rebounds, grabbing 7.4 per game.
  • Poeltl’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is posted at 9.5 boards, 2.1 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.4.
  • Patty Mills makes more threes per game than any other member of the Spurs, averaging 2.7 treys per game.
  • Mills’ three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots less than his season average of 2.7.
  • Dejounte Murray is at the top of San Antonio’s steals hierarchy with 1.6 steals per game and Poeltl leads the squad in blocks with 1.6 per game.
  • Poeltl’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.9 blocks higher than his season average of 1.6.

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