Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors 3/14/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 14, 2021

The Toronto Raptors (17-21) are underdogs (+3.5) as they attempt to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Chicago Bulls (16-20) at 9:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at United Center. The contest airs on NBCS-CHI. The matchup’s point total is set at 231.5.

Betting Information

Bulls vs Raptors Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bulls -3.5 -110 -110 231.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Chicago Bulls or the Toronto Raptors for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Toronto has come out on top in all of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with Chicago. The Raptors also have a 2-1 record against the spread when facing the Bulls.

Bulls vs Raptors in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2020 Raptors Raptors -9.5 214.5 -492 362 Regular Season 129-102 TOR
12/9/2019 Raptors Bulls -6 213.5 -264 212 Regular Season 93-92 TOR
10/26/2019 Raptors Bulls -3 219 -151 127 Regular Season 108-84 TOR
3/30/2019 Bulls Regular Season 124-101 TOR
3/30/2019 Bulls Regular Season 124-101 TOR
3/26/2019 Raptors Regular Season 112-103 TOR
3/26/2019 Raptors Regular Season 112-103 TOR
12/30/2018 Raptors Regular Season 95-89 TOR
12/30/2018 Raptors Regular Season 95-89 TOR
11/17/2018 Bulls Regular Season 122-83 TOR

Bulls Betting Information

  • Chicago has been good against the spread this season, posting a 19-16-1 record.
  • The Bulls have posted an even record of 2-2 against the spread when the spread is -3.5 or bigger.
  • Chicago has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to hit the total in 20 of 36 games for a 55.6% rate.
Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

Raptors Betting Information

  • Toronto has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its contests, going 18-20 ATS.
  • The Raptors have not fared well when playing as an underdog by 3.5 points or more, going 6-8 against the spread.
  • In most of Toronto’s games this year, the teams have combined to hit the over (22 out of 38 games, 57.9%).
Bet on the Toronto Raptors to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • In 44.4% of their opportunities this season (16 of 36 chances), the Bulls and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s point total of 231.5 points.
  • Toronto and its opponents have combined to score at least 231.5 points in 16 of 38 opportunities (42.1%) this year.
  • The Bulls and the Raptors combine to average 4.6 fewer points per game than the over/under of 231.5 set for this game.
  • The Bulls and the Raptors have seen their opponents average a combined 4.5 fewer points per game than the point total of 231.5 set in this matchup.
  • The average over/under the Bulls have had set in matchups this season is 2.3 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total for Raptors games this season is 6.7 less points than the point total of 231.5 in this outing.
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Bulls Leaders

  • Zach LaVine leads the Bulls in scoring (28.5 points per game) and assisting (5.2 assists per game).
  • Chicago’s rebounding leader is Wendell Carter Jr., who pulls down 7.9 per game.
  • LaVine connects on 3.5 threes per game to lead the Bulls.
  • Chicago’s steals leader is Thaddeus Young, who averages 1.3 per game. Daniel Gafford leads the team averaging 1.2 blocks a contest.

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 leads the Raptors in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.4 made threes per game.
  • Nobody on Toronto grabs more steals than VanVleet (1.7 per game) or blocks more shots than Chris Boucher (1.9 per game).
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