Bulls vs Pistons: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The Detroit Pistons (8-19) are  underdogs as they try to stop a seven-game road losing streak when they visit the Chicago Bulls (11-15) on Wednesday, February 17 at United Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup’s point total is .

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from William Hill Sportsbook as of February 17, 2021, 11:55 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of February 17

Bulls:
Otto Porter Jr.: Out (Back),
Chandler Hutchison: Out (Personal),
Lauri Markkanen: Out (Shoulder)

Pistons:
Jahlil Okafor: Out (Knee),
Sekou Doumbouya: Out (Concussion),
Blake Griffin: Out (Not with Team),
Killian Hayes: Out (Hip)

Bulls and Pistons Records ATS

  • Chicago has put together a 15-11 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bulls are an even 1-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 3-point favorite.
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of 26 games this season (57.7%).
  • Detroit has consistently covered the spread this season with a record of 13-11-2.
  • When playing as at least a 3-point underdog, the Pistons often come up short with only a 0-1 record against the spread.
  • Detroit and its opponents have regularly hit the over this season, doing so in 57.7% (15) of its 26 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Chicago’s matchups this season, the Bulls and their opponents have eclipsed Wednesday’s total of 219.5 points 19 times (73.1% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Detroit’s 27 games this year (59.3%), the competing teams scored more points than the point total in Wednesday’s matchup.
  • This season, the average total for Bulls games is 230.9 points, 11.4 more than the over/under of 219.5 points for this contest.
  • Pistons’ games have a total points bet of 221.9 points this season, 2.4 points more than the over/under for this game.
  • The average implied total for the Bulls this season is 116.5 points, 5.5 more points than their implied total of 111 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • So far this season, Chicago has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (111) 17 times.
  • The Pistons’ average implied point total on the season (113.1 points) is 5.1 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (108 points).
  • Detroit has put up more than 108 points in 13 games on the season.
  • The Bulls are the league’s sixth-highest scoring team (114.9 PPG), while the Pistons allow the 19th-fewest points per game (109.2) in NBA action.
  • The Bulls have a negative point differential on the season (-27 total points, -1.1 per game), as do the Pistons (-7 total points, -0.3 per game).

Bulls Leaders

  • Zach LaVine leads the Bulls in scoring, averaging 28.2 points per game.
  • Coby White leads Chicago with 5.5 assists a game and Wendell Carter Jr. paces the squad with 8.1 rebounds per outing.
  • LaVine knocks down 3.6 threes per game to lead the Bulls.
  • Chicago’s steals leader is Thaddeus Young, who grabs 1.4 per game. Daniel Gafford leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks an outing.

Pistons Leaders

  • The Pistons leader in scoring is Jerami Grant with 23.0 points per game. He also adds 5.3 rebounds per game and 3.0 assists per game.
  • The Detroit leaders in rebounds and assists are Mason Plumlee (8.9 rebounds per game) and Delon Wright (4.9 assists per game).
  • Wayne Ellington leads the Pistons in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.8 made threes per game.
  • Wright is at the top of Detroit’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Grant leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.

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