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Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets 3/8/2020 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets 3-8-2020 Spread Picks and Prediction

Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets 3/8/2020 – The Chicago Bulls visit the Brooklyn Nets this Sunday with NBA over under picking the latter to win. The Nets hope to make it two-straight wins and cement their hold at 7th spot out East. On the other side, the Bulls want to snap a two-game losing skid. Chicago leads the all-time regular season series and are looking to sweep the Nets this season.

Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets 3/8/2020

When: March 8, 2020 3:00 PM ET
Where: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
TV: YES
Stream: NBA League Pass, SofaScore

Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets 3/8/2020 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Bulls +7.5 (-110) 218.5 o (-110) +225

Brooklyn Nets
-7.5 (-110) 218.5 u (-110) -265
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Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls have 19 games left this season and want to make the most out of it. Injuries to key players are not helping, meaning coach Jim Boylen will turn to the ones available. Lauri Markkanen will need to step up on offense and get some help from Coby White. At 21-42, the Bulls could still catch the playoff bus if they string up wins starting now.

Players to watch: L. Markkanen PF 47 GP 47 GS 30.1 MIN 15 PTS 1.2 OR 5.2 DR 6.4 REB 1.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 1.7 TO 2 PF 0.9 AST/TO 14.46 PER

C. White PG 62 GP 0 GS 25.2 MIN 12.8 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 2.5 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 1.6 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 11.85 PER

W. Carter Jr. C 40 GP 40 GS 29.4 MIN 11.3 PTS 3.4 OR 6.4 DR 9.8 REB 1.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.9 BLK 1.6 TO 3.7 PF 0.7 AST/TO 15.85 PER

Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets need to play with a sense of urgency unless they want to drop out of the playoffs. They are just half a game ahead of the Orlando Magic and a loss could be detrimental. Spencer Dinwiddie and Caris LeVert will be at the offensive helm once more but need to improve defensively. They are allowing 111.6 points per contest, something the Bulls could exploit.

Players to Watch: S. Dinwiddie PG 61 GP 46 GS 31.1 MIN 20.5 PTS 0.5 OR 3 DR 3.5 REB 6.7 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 2.8 PF 2.5 AST/TO 17.91 PER

C. LeVert SG 36 GP 22 GS 28.5 MIN 17.2 PTS 1 OR 2.8 DR 3.8 REB 3.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 1.9 PF 1.6 AST/TO 14.22 PER

J. Harris SF 60 GP 60 GS 31 MIN 13.7 PTS 1 OR 3.4 DR 4.4 REB 2.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 2.2 PF 1.4 AST/TO 12.46 PER

Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets 3/8/2020 Betting Numbers

Trends

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chicago’s last 16 games.
Chicago are 2-12 SU in their last 14 games.
Chicago are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against Brooklyn.
Bulls are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against Brooklyn.
Chicago are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Chicago are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chicago’s last 10 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Chicago are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Brooklyn Nets

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games.
Brooklyn are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against Chicago.
Brooklyn are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games at home.
Brooklyn are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Brooklyn’s last 7 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Brooklyn are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Brooklyn are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played on a Sunday.

Injuries

Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVine SG Quad is “?” Sunday vs Brooklyn
Ryan Arcidiacono PG Undisclosed is “?” Sunday vs Brooklyn
Kris Dunn PG Knee is out indefinitely
Luke Kornet PF Ankle is OUT 6-8 weeks
Chandler Hutchison SF Shoulder is out indefinitely

Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant SF Achilles is out indefinitely
Garrett Temple SG Ankle is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Chicago
Kyrie Irving PG Shoulder is out for season

Head-to-Head
Chicago Bulls Brooklyn Nets
27-35 Against the Spread 30-30
34-28 Straight Up 30-30
106 Points per Game 110
110 Points Allowed per Game 111
44.6 Offensive FG% 44.44
75.59 Offensive FT% 74.12
34.89 Offensive 3PT% 34.32
47.72 Defensive FG% 44.2
75.91 Defensive FT% 76.26
35.19 Defensive 3PT% 34.89

Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets Betting Picks

The Nets and Bulls are playing with depleted rosters and need a win badly. For this one, NBA game odds see the Nets topping the Bulls but by the slimmest of margins. If the Bulls returning players can play well, the Nets may just find themselves in a whole heap of trouble.

Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bulls for this game is at +225 while the Nets are at -265 at home.

ATS: +7.5 is given to the Bulls across the spread while on the other side of the line are the Nets with -7.5.

TOTALs: 218.5 is the given total for this match with the Bulls going over and the Nets the team under.

Score Prediction: 109 – 108 Nets