Wizards vs Bulls: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 29, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 29, 2020

Two struggling teams square off when the Washington Wizards (0-3) host the Chicago Bulls (0-3) on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM ET. The Wizards are favorites as they look to stop a three-game losing streak against the Bulls, who have lost three straight.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from FanDuel Sportsbook as of December 29, 2020, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Wizards vs Bulls Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of December 29

Wizards: Rui Hachimura: Out (Illness)

Bulls: Thaddeus Young: Day To Day (Leg), Lauri Markkanen: Day To Day (Calf)

Wizards and Bulls Records ATS

  • Washington was under .500 against the spread last season with a record of 35-36-1
  • The Wizards were 3-2 against the spread in 2019-20 when they were at least a 5.5-point favorite.
  • Washington and its opponents hit the over in 40 of 72 games last season (55.6%).
  • With a 30-33-2 record ATS, Chicago did not consistently cover the spread last season.
  • The Bulls achieved a 4-2 record against the spread last season when they played as at least a 5.5-point underdog.
  • Chicago and its opponents regularly covered the total points bet last season, doing so in 50.8% (33) of its 65 games played.

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Head to Head

The Bulls got a team-high 33 points from Coby White on the way to a 126-117 win against Bradley Beal (53 points) and the Wizards in their most recent matchup on Sunday. The Wizards were 3.5-point favorites in the game, but the Bulls covered the spread in the loss. The teams combined to score 243 total points to cover the 230.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/23/2020 Wizards Bulls -3.5 230.5 -161 135 Regular Season 126-117 CHI*
2/11/2020 Wizards Wizards -3.5 230.5 -166 138 Regular Season 126-114 WAS*
1/15/2020 Bulls Bulls -4.5 230.5 -188 157 Regular Season 115-106 CHI*
12/18/2019 Wizards Wizards -1 229.5 -111 -109 Regular Season 110-109 CHI*
4/3/2019 Wizards Regular Season 115-114 CHI
3/20/2019 Bulls Regular Season 126-120 CHI
2/9/2019 Bulls Regular Season 134-125 WAS
12/28/2018 Wizards Regular Season 101-92 CHI
4/1/2018 Bulls Regular Season 113-94 CHI
2/10/2018 Bulls Regular Season 101-90 WAS
  • 2/23/2020 DNP –
    Bulls: Lauri Markkanen, Otto Porter Jr., Wendell Carter Jr.
  • 2/11/2020 DNP – Wizards: Thomas Bryant;
    Bulls: Lauri Markkanen, Otto Porter Jr., Wendell Carter Jr.
  • 1/15/2020 DNP – Wizards: Rui Hachimura;
    Bulls: Otto Porter Jr., Wendell Carter Jr.
  • 12/18/2019 DNP – Wizards: Rui Hachimura, Thomas Bryant, Jordan McRae
    Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.

Scoring Trends

  • Last season, the Wizards were the NBA’s seventh-highest scoring team (114.4 PPG), while the Bulls allowed their opponents the 14th-fewest points per game (109.9) in the league.
  • The Wizards had a negative point differential on the season (-336 total points, -4.7 per game), as did the Bulls (-200 total points, -3.1 per game).

Wizards Leaders

  • Russell Westbrook did a little bit of everything last season, averaging 7.9 rebounds per game and 7.0 assists per game.
  • Beal racked up 30.5 points per game.
  • Westbrook averaged 1.6 steals per game. Thomas Bryant collected 1.1 blocks an outing.

Bulls Leaders

  • Zach LaVine scored 25.5 points per game last season.
  • Wendell Carter Jr. pulled down 9.4 rebounds per game and Tomas Satoransky averaged 5.4 assists per game .
  • LaVine grabbed 1.5 per game. Daniel Gafford averaged 1.3 blocks an outing.

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