Bulls vs Raptors: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 14, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (17-21) are underdogs (by 3.5 points) to break a three-game road losing streak when they visit the Chicago Bulls (16-20) on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 231 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of March 14, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

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Injury Report as of March 14

Bulls:
Devon Dotson: Out (Knee),
Garrett Temple: Out (Ankle)

Raptors:
Fred VanVleet: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
OG Anunoby: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Pascal Siakam: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Malachi Flynn: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Patrick McCaw: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)

Bulls and Raptors Records ATS

  • Chicago is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 19-16.
  • The Bulls have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 3.5 points, going 2-2 this season.
  • 20 of 35 Chicago games this season (57.1%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Toronto has an 18-20 record against the spread this season.
  • The Raptors only hold a 6-8 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 3.5-point underdog.
  • 42.1% of Toronto’s 38 games this season have fell below the over/under.

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Scoring Trends

  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over Sunday’s 231 total in 18 out of 36 games (50%) this year.
  • In 44.7% of Toronto’s games this season (17 of 38), the total points scored was higher than Sunday’s 231-point over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Bulls games is 1.8 points fewer than the over/under of 231 points in this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 6.2 points more than the average over/under in Raptors’ games this season (224.8 points).
  • The Bulls have an average implied point total of 116.5 this season, which is 0.5 points lower than their implied total in Sunday’s game (117).
  • This season, Chicago has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (117) 18 times.
  • The 114.2-point average implied total on the season for the Raptors is 0.2 more points than the team’s 114-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Toronto has scored more than this game’s implied total of 114 points 19 times.
  • The Bulls are at the 11th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (114 PPG), while the Raptors allow the 17th-fewest points per game (111.9) in the league.
  • The Bulls have a -40-point scoring differential on the season (-1.1 per game). The Raptors have out-scored opponents by 40 points on the season (one more per game).

Bulls Leaders

  • The Bulls points and assists leader is Zach LaVine. He averages 28.5 points per game and contributes 5.2 assists.
  • Chicago’s rebounding leader is Wendell Carter Jr., who grabs 7.9 per game.
  • LaVine is the top three-point shooter for the Bulls, connecting on 3.5 per game.
  • Chicago’s blocks leader is Daniel Gafford, who averages 1.2 per game. Thaddeus Young leads the team averaging 1.3 steals an outing.

Raptors Leaders

  • Pascal Siakam has the top Raptors spot in two categories: scoring (20.1 points per game) and rebounding (7.5 rebounds per game).
  • The Toronto leader in assists is Kyle Lowry with 7.2 assists per game.
  • Fred VanVleet is tops from three-point range for the Raptors, hitting 3.4 threes per game.
  • Toronto’s VanVleet has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.7 per game and Chris Boucher is first in blocks with 1.9 per game.

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