Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 2/17/21

Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 2/17/21 Photo by Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Pistons (8-19) at Chicago Bulls (11-15)

NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 8:00 pm (United Center)

The Line: Chicago Bulls -3 -- Over/Under: 220.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Detroit Pistons and Chicago Bulls meet Wednesday in NBA action at the United Center.

The Detroit Pistons need a win after losing six of their last 10 games. The Detroit Pistons are averaging 108.9 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 113 points on 48.3 percent shooting. Jerami Grant is averaging 23 points and 5.4 rebounds while Josh Jackson is averaging 13 points and two assists. Blake Griffin is the third double-digit scorer and Wayne Ellington is grabbing two rebounds. The Detroit Pistons are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.2 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Pistons are allowing 38.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.4 rebounds per game.

The Chicago Bulls look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 114.9 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 116 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Zach LaVine is averaging 28.2 points and 5.2 assists while Lauri Markkanen is averaging 19.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Coby White is the third double-digit scorer and Wendell Carter Jr. is dishing 2.3 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.1 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.

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The Pistons are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulls are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games as a favorite and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games. The over is 9-3 in Pistons last 12 road games. The under is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 games as a favorite. The Pistons are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Chicago and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

The Detroit Pistons continue to pile up the losses and lose on the road by an average of 8.3 points. The Chicago Bulls have had their issues lately, but they're still winning their last five games by an average of 4.8 points and they're 15-11 against the spread on the season. The Bulls are easily the better team here and should have a field day offensively. I'll lay the bucket. 

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Randy’s Pick Chicago Bulls -3

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