Suns vs Bulls: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 26, 2021

The Chicago Bulls (15-16) host the Phoenix Suns (20-11) after winning three straight home games. The Suns are favored by 6 points in the contest, which begins at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, February 26, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 228.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of February 26, 2021, 12:42 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Suns vs Bulls Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of February 26

Suns:
Dario Saric: Day To Day (Ankle)

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

Suns and Bulls Records ATS

  • Phoenix is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 20-11.
  • The Suns have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 6 points, going 4-4 this season.
  • Phoenix and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 51.6% of its games this season (16/31).
  • Chicago has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record of 18-12.
  • Chicago and its opponents have regularly hit the over this season, doing so in 56.7% (17) of its 30 games played.

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Scoring Trends

  • In Phoenix’s matchups this season, the Suns and their opponents have gone over Friday’s over/under of 228.5 points 12 times (38.7% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Chicago’s 31 games this year (51.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Friday’s matchup.
  • The Suns have seen a 221.5 average over/under in their games this season, 7.0 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 1.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Bulls’ games this season (230.4 points).
  • The average implied total for the Suns this season is 112.6 points, 4.4 fewer points than their implied total of 117 points in Friday’s game.
  • Phoenix has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (117) 11 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Bulls (116.4) is 5.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (111).
  • Chicago has put up more than 111 points in 20 games on the season.
  • The Suns are at the 14th spot in the NBA’s scoring charts (113.5 PPG), while the Bulls allow the 24th-fewest points per game (115.1) in the league.
  • The Suns have totaled 167 more points than their opponents this season (5.4 per game on average), and the Bulls have scored only four more points than their opponents (0.2 per game).

Suns Leaders

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 25.0 points per game.
  • Booker’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 25.5, 0.5 points higher than his season average of 25.0.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton’s 11.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul’s 8.6 assists per game .
  • Ayton’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 27.5, equal to his season average of 27.5.
  • Jae Crowder is the top three-point shooter for the Suns, hitting 2.4 per game.
  • Crowder’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.1 shots greater than his season average of 2.4.
  • Paul leads the team with 1.2 steals per game. Ayton collects 1.1 blocks an outing to pace Phoenix.
  • Paul’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.3 steals higher than his season average of 1.2.

Bulls Leaders

  • Zach LaVine outpaced his teammates on the Bulls scoring front by putting up 28.8 points per game. He adds 5.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game this season.
  • LaVine’s points prop total for the contest is set at 26.5, 2.3 points less than his season average of 28.8.
  • The Chicago leaders in rebounds and assists are Wendell Carter Jr. (7.8 rebounds per game) and Coby White (5.2 assists per game).
  • Carter’s rebounding prop total for the game is posted at 8.5 rebounds, 0.7 rebounds higher than his season average of 7.8.
  • LaVine leads the Bulls in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.6 made threes per game.
  • LaVine’s three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots lower than his season average of 3.6.
  • Nobody on Chicago grabs more steals than Thaddeus Young (1.3 per game) or blocks more shots than Daniel Gafford (1.2 per game).
  • Young’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals greater than his season average of 1.3.

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