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Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 4/4/2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 4-4-2021 Spread Picks and Prediction

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 4/4/2021 – The Brooklyn Nets are now in a tough battle for the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference with the Philadelphia 76ers. They will have a chance to extend their winning streak when they battle the Chicago Bulls at their home court in the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The game begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television on NBC Sports Chicago and Yes2. NBA League Pass also has both feeds available for those who prefer to watch through an online live stream. This is expected to be close as seen in NBA lines but the Brooklyn Nets have a slight advantage over the Chicago Bulls.

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 4/4/2021

When: April 4, 2021 2:00 PM ET
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV: NBC Sports Chicago | Yes2
Stream: NBA League Pass

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 4/4/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Brooklyn Nets -1 (-111) 226.5 o (-111) -111
Chicago Bulls +1 (-111) 226.5 u (-111) -105
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Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets are currently tied right now with the Philadelphia 76ers for the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings at 34-15. This team is coming to this match against the retooled Chicago Bulls on a four-game winning streak. The Charlotte Hornets were their most recent opponents and won over them by a wide margin of 22 points. Jeff Green stepped up and led the team with 21 points, eight rebounds and five three-pointers. Landry Shamet provided 17 points off the bench while LaMarcus Aldrige had 11 points, nine rebounds, six assists and two steals in his first start as center for the Nets.

Players to watch: K. Durant PF 19 GP 18 GS 35.8 MIN 29 PTS 0.4 OR 6.9 DR 7.3 REB 5.3 AST 0.7 STL 1.4 BLK 3.5 TO 2.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 28.56 PER

K. Irving PG 34 GP 34 GS 35.6 MIN 27.8 PTS 1.2 OR 3.9 DR 5.1 REB 5.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.4 TO 2.7 PF 2.5 AST/TO 28.03 PER

J. Harden SG * 33 GP 33 GS 38.3 MIN 26.1 PTS 0.9 OR 8 DR 8.9 REB 11.2 AST 1.3 STL 0.7 BLK 4.2 TO 2.5 PF 2.7 AST/TO 28.29 PER.

Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls made a strong move during the NBA trade deadline but the results have not been favorable so far. This team is on a six-game losing streak and placed tenth in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. Their record of 19-28 is 2.5 games below the Indiana Pacers. It was a tough two games for Nikola Vucevic as they lost to the Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz in their last two matches. Against the Jazz, he had 16 points, eight rebounds and four assists. It was Thadeus Young that led the team in scoring with 25 points and seven rebounds while Zach LaVine was not far behind with 23.

Players to Watch: Z. LaVine SG 46 GP 46 GS 35 MIN 27.4 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 5 REB 4.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 3.7 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 24.11 PER

N. Vucevic C * 4 GP 6 GS 30.5 MIN 20.5 PTS 1.8 OR 7.3 DR 9 REB 4 AST 0.5 STL 0.8 BLK 0.5 TO 2.5 PF 8 AST/TO 28.1 PER

L. Markkanen PF 27 GP 25 GS 29.5 MIN 16.7 PTS 0.8 OR 5 DR 5.8 REB 1 AST 0.5 STL 0.4 BLK 1.2 TO 1.7 PF 0.8 AST/TO 17.61 PER.

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 4/4/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn’s last 7 games.
Brooklyn are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Brooklyn are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against Chicago.
Nets are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against Chicago.
Brooklyn are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games on the road.
Brooklyn are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Nets are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games this season.
Brooklyn are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Brooklyn’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chicago’s last 12 games.
Chicago are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games against Brooklyn.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 6 games at home.
Chicago are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Brooklyn.
Chicago are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Chicago are 2-14 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Chicago are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games played in April.

Injuries

Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant SF Hamstring is out indefinitely
James Harden SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Chicago
Spencer Dinwiddie PG ACL is out for season

Chicago Bulls

Garrett Temple SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Brooklyn
Zach LaVine SG Ankle is probable Sunday vs Brooklyn
Coby White PG Neck is probable Sunday vs Brooklyn

Head-to-Head
Brooklyn Nets Chicago Bulls
24-25-0 Against the Spread 26-21-0
29-20-0 Straight Up 23-24-0
119 Points per Game 113
114 Points Allowed per Game 114
49.42 Offensive FG% 47.78
79.98 Offensive FT% 80.43
39.22 Offensive 3PT% 36.8
46.16 Defensive FG% 47.59
77.93 Defensive FT% 77.43
36.35 Defensive 3PT% 35.1

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

Without James Harden and Kevin Durant makes this game more interesting. The Chicago Bulls have added an NBA All-Star center in Nikola Vucevic and Daniel Theis into their roster but the top online sportsbook still has the Nets as the safer bet.

Moneyline: The Bulls at home has an ML of -105 while the Nets as the visiting team is given an -111.

ATS: Only one point is separating both teams across the spread with the Nets getting the -1 while the Bulls are +1.

TOTALs: 226.5 is the total for both teams to reach with the Bulls going under and the Nets the team over.

Score Prediction: 113 – 108, Nets