Chicago Bulls at Detroit Pistons NBA Parlay 3/24/2018
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Little Ceasars Arena
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The Chicago Bulls head to Little Ceasars Arena to take on the Detroit Pistons on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 11 point favorites.
The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 24-47. They are 5th in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.4 as they are averaging 103.5 points per game while giving up 109.9 per contest. The Pistons have an overall record of 32-40. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.8 points per game and surrendering 103.8, good for a point differential of -1.0.
Valuable Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 37-32-2 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 38-33-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Pistons Betting Trends
The Detroit Pistons are 33-37-2 against the spread
The Detroit Pistons are 28-41-3 against the over/under
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
03/22/18 G Kris Dunn Toe is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Milwaukee
03/22/18 G Zach LaVine Knee is out indefinitely
03/21/18 F Lauri Markkanen Back is "?" Friday vs Milwaukee
Key Detroit Pistons Injuries
11/25/17 F Jon Leuer Ankle is out for season
Denzel Valentine averages 10.1 points per contest in 27.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.2 assists per game and 5.3 rebounds per contest for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%. Lauri Markkanen comes into this game averaging 14.9 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Blake Griffin averages 21.7 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 34.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 7.5 rebounds per game and 5.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Andre Drummond has scored 14.8 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game this season for the Pistons. He hauls in 15.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allow 109.9 points per contest which is 25th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 25th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 45.8 rebounds a game which ranks 28th, and they allow 25.6 assists per game which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Chicago averages 103.5 points per contest this year, which is 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -6.42 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 30th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 44.6 boards per contest and 23.6 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 22nd with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Pistons give up 103.8 points per game, which ranks them 6th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 13th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 24.8 dimes allowed per game and 19th with 43.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Pistons are 24th in the league in forcing turnovers with 15 per contest this year. Detroit is 27th in the NBA with 102.8 points per contest this season. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is -1.08. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 9th in the league. They are 17th in the NBA in rebounding with 43.6 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 22.4. The Pistons are 23rd in turnovers per contest with 13.7.
The Bulls are 27th in the league in defensive rating with 110.7, and their offensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 9th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 98.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 28th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Chicago is 26th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 54%, which is 5th in the NBA.
Detroit is 22nd in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league. The Pistons are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.2, and their defensive rating of 107.4 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the league with 96.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 16th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Detroit -11 and under 210 total points
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