Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls Prediction, 4/6/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Boston
United Center is the site where the Chicago Bulls (45-33) will go up against the Boston Celtics (49-30) on Wednesday.
The Celtics played the Wizards and earned the victory with a final of 144-102 in their last game. Boston ended the contest having earned a 61.5% field goal percentage (56 out of 91) and buried 23 out of their 44 shots from downtown. At the free throw line, the Celtics made 9 of their 13 attempts for a percentage of 69.2%. Concerning pulling down rebounds, they compiled 39 with 7 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 39 dimes in this game in addition to forcing 2 turnovers and earning 6 steals. When it comes to the defense, Boston allowed the other team to go 46.3% from the floor on 38 of 82 shooting. Washington totaled 32 dimes and had 21 steals for the matchup. In addition, Washington snagged 25 rebounds (7 offensive, 18 defensive) and had 5 blocked shots. Washington ended up going 90.0% at the charity stripe by knocking down 18 of 20 attempts. They made 8 of their 21 attempts from beyond the arc. When talking about fouls, the Celtics left the arena with 20 while the Wizards racked up 12 fouls.
Jaylen Brown is a player who was a contributor in this game. He racked up 32 points on 12 of 17 shooting. He was on the hardwood for 29 minutes played and pulled down 7 rebounds. Brown finished the contest at 70.6% from the field and also recorded 5 dimes.
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Boston heads into this game with a mark of 49-30 so far this year. They cough up possession 13.6 times per contest and as a basketball team they commit 18.6 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Boston is pulling in 46.0 boards per contest and has 1,943 assists on the year, which has them ranked 12th in the NBA in terms of passing. The Celtics are connecting on 35.4% on three-point attempts (1,029 of 2,909) and 81.7% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 111.2 pts per contest (13th in the league) while going 46.4% from the field.
On the defensive end of the court, the Celtics are forcing their opponents into 13.9 turnovers per contest and they draw 19.4 fouls. They relinquish 33.9% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 1st in the league in opponents PPG (104.3). The Celtics are giving up a FG percentage of 43.4% (3,014 of 6,942) and they surrender 43.7 rebounds per game as a team. They are 1st in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 1,700 surrendered on the year.
For their last game, the Bulls walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 127-109 when they faced the Heat. The Bulls snagged 28 defensive boards and 11 offensive boards for a total of 39 in this contest. They also gave up possession 5 times, while recording 5 steals in this matchup. The Heat had 9 personal fouls for this game which took the Bulls to the charity stripe for 29 attempts. They were able to bury 26 of them for a percentage of 89.7%. With regard to 3-pointers, Chicago knocked down 9 of 34 attempts (26.5%). When the final whistle blew, the Bulls ended up going 37 for 86 from the field which had them shooting 43.0%. The Bulls allowed the Heat to bury 44 out of their 82 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 53.7% for this game. They finished 50.0% from beyond the perimeter by shooting 17 out of 34 and finished the game at 22 out of 27 from the free throw line (81.5%). In relation to attacking the glass, Chicago permitted Miami to collect 36 in total (5 on the offensive glass).
Zach LaVine was important for the Bulls for this contest. He buried 11 out of 21 for the matchup giving him a rate of 52.4%, and accumulated 5 rebounds. LaVine accumulated 33 points in his 35 minutes of playing time and tallied 2 assists in the game.
Chicago has a mark of 45-33 this year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bulls are shooting 48.0% from the floor, which ranks 3rd in the league. Chicago has accounted for 8,711 points for the year (111.7 per game) and they average 42.4 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 24.0 times per contest (17th in basketball) and they cough up possession 12.6 times per game. The Bulls are responsible for committing 18.8 personal fouls every game and they hit 81.3% from the charity stripe.
The Bulls on the defensive side of the court are 16th in the league in points per game surrendered with 111.4. They are forcing their opponents into 13.1 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 47.1% from the floor (26th in the NBA). The Chicago defense surrenders 36.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter (901 of 2,477) and opponents are connecting on 79.4% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have given up 24.7 dimes and 43.4 rebounds every game, which is ranked 15th and 9th in the NBA.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago and under the total points
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