Bulls vs. Pistons - 4/2/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Pistons (40-35) at Chicago Bulls (38-37)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: NBATV, FSDE+, WGN
The Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls square off Saturday night at the United Center.
The Detroit Pistons look for another win after winning six of their last eight games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 102.2 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 101.4 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Reggie Jackson is averaging 18.5 points and 6.2 assists while Andre Drummond is averaging 16.7 points and 14.9 rebounds. Tobias Harris is grabbing 6.1 rebounds and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is dishing 1.9 assists. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 66.4 percent from the free throw line. The Pistons are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.4 rebounds per game. The Detroit Pistons have lost four of their last six road games.
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The Chicago Bulls look for consistency after splitting their last 16 games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 101.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 103 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 21 points and 4.4 assists while Pau Gasol is averaging 16.5 points and 11 rebounds. Doug McDermott is grabbing 2.5 rebounds and E'Twaun Moore is dishing 1.4 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Bulls are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game. The Chicago Bulls have won five of their last eight home games. Derrick Rose and Taj Gibson are doubtful.
The Pistons are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. NBA Central. The Bulls are 6-14 ATS in their last 20 games playing on 1 days rest and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Central. The Pistons are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Chicago and 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Both teams fighting for a playoff spot. However, the Bulls play their best ball at home, and the Pistons struggle on the road. So, give me the home team and small line.