Bulls vs Kings Pick – NBA Predictions & Odds 3/15/23
Sacramento Kings (40-27) vs. Chicago Bulls (31-36)
March 15, 2023 8:00 pm EDT
The Line: Chicago Bulls +1; Over/Under: +241
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The Sacramento Kings and Chicago Bulls meet Wednesday in NBA action at the United Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Sacramento Kings are averaging 121.2 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 118.3 points on 49.5 percent shooting. De’Aaron Fox is averaging 25.4 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Domantas Sabonis is averaging 19 points and 12.3 rebounds. Harrison Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Huerter is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Sacramento Kings are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 79.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento Kings are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Bulls are averaging 113 points on 49 percent shooting and allowing 112.7 points on 46.8 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 25.1 points and 5.1 assists, while Zach LaVine is averaging 24.7 points and 4.7 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Patrick Williams is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game.
The Kings are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Bulls are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 12-3-1 in Kings last 16 overall. The over is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 overall. The Kings are 12-4-1 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Chicago.
The Chicago Bulls are getting the benefit of the doubt here because they’re at home, and it’s more of a must win for them, but they’re also inconsistent and not a club I trust against good teams. The Sacramento Kings continue to win and cover numbers, and they win in the favorite role by an average of 6.5 points. The Kings are the better side. Give me them in a near pick em spot.