Detroit vs Chicago NBA Odds Analysis

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on April 1, 2016 in

Huge game on Saturday at the United Center in Chicago; as the Detroit Pistons take on the Chicago Bulls. The Detroit Pistons are 7th in the Eastern Conference, with just a single game lead on the Indiana Pacers, and a 2 game lead on the Chicago Bulls. Detroit is 40-35 on the season. The Pistons are coming off their thrilling win on Tuesday against Oklahoma City, who did not play Kevin Durant. For the Chicago Bulls, they have back to back road wins at the Pacers and the Rockets. The Bulls are now 38-37 on the season. Find out the latest NBA betting lines here.

Detroit Pistons vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds Analysis

When: Saturday, April 2
Where: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBATV, WGN-TV, FS Detroit Plus
Radio: 105.1 FM, ESPN 1000 AM / WRTO 1200, SiriusXM NBA
Stream Option: NBA Stream

Why Bet on the Bulls

The Chicago Bulls are coming off just two monstrous wins in a row. Despite all the drama behind Fred Hoiberg, the head coach and his players, they are right in the mix of things. The Bulls can look back at their back to back losses to the Knicks, followed by a loss in Orlando for why they are fighting for their life. The Bulls are still one of the best rebounding teams in all of the league, with just more than 46 per game. Jimmy Butler leads Chicago in scoring with 21 points per game, and the team is scoring just over 101. The Bulls have held the Pacers and Rockets under 100 points; both wins.

Why Bet on the Pistons

For the Detroit Pistons, their win over Oklahoma City was huge at home, but keep in mind, the Thunder did not dress Kevin Durant. The Pistons have struggled this season on the road; winning just 15 out of 37 games. Detroit has won six out of their last seven games, with their lone loss during that time on the road in Atlanta. The Pistons are led in scoring by point guard Reggie Jackson, with 18.5 points per game, and 6.2 assists per game. Detroit is third in the league in rebounds, with 46.4 per game.

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Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

The Chicago Bulls need this win, and they need it in a bad way. Chicago has played with much more energy in their last two games, and seem to be inspired to reach the postseason. Despite all the injuries, Fred Hoiberg may still get his club into the postseason. Detroit will not be an easy team to shake off, in this Central Divisional battle, but in the end, with a ton of energy and the home crowd factor, the Bulls find a way. Bet the Chicago Bulls -3 over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday in the NBA.