Detroit Pistons vs. Chicago Bulls - 1/11/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Chicago Bulls at Detroit Pistons

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Little Caesars Arena)

DET -3.5 . Total 217.0

The Chicago Bulls are on the road for a clash with the Detroit Pistons.  The Bulls are (13-25), coming off a 123-108 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.  The Pistons are (14-25), after falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-112.

In the Bulls loss to the Pelicans, Chicago was guided during the game by Zach LaVine.  LaVine netted 32 points on 13 makes from the floor, while hitting 3 foul shots.  The Bulls shot 44% from the floor and 40% from 3-point range.  Chicago lost the game essentially from the foul line, being out scored 26 to 12.  The Bulls were out rebounded, 63 to 49.  The Bulls trailed by as many as 21 points.

In the Pistons loss to the Cavaliers, Detroit was led on offense by Andre Drummond.  Drummond had a monster of a double-double, finishing with 28 points and 23 rebounds.  The Pistons shot 49% from the floor and 30% from 3-point range.  Detroit lost by 3 and were out scored from the foul line by 4 points.  The Pistons led by 13 points in the game, before falling in OT.

Recent Betting Trends:

Bulls are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.

Bulls are 18-19-1 ATS this season.

The over is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 games.

Pistons are 14-24-1 ATS this season.

The over is 23-16 in Pistons games this year.

The Pistons have won 7 of the last 10 matchups against the Bulls.  Chicago has lot 5 in a row and 6 of their last 7 games.  The Pistons have split their last 4 games.  This should be a close game, as both teams are averaging between 106 and 108 points per game, while giving up between 107 and 111.  Detroit is the 3rd best 3-point shooting team, while the Bulls are the 4th best 3-point defensive team.  The Pistons have been playing better than the Bulls, so I'll take Detroit in a small 4 point win.  Final score prediction, Pistons will win and cover, 108-104.

 

Chris’s Pick DETROIT PISTONS -3.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.