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Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls 3/1/2021 NBA Previews and Prediction

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Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls 3-1-2021 NBA Previews and Prediction

Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls 3/1/2021 – Denver Nuggets will hit the road in the game to face-off against Chicago Bulls from United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Nuggets are holding the seventh spot in the Western Conference play as they trail the Trail Blazers. Chicago Bulls have dropped to the 10th position and they need to make up for their loss. The Bulls will enter this game with a losing record. Whereas, Denver will enter this game with a winning record. The NBA best bets for today is already out with bettors placing their bets on their favorite teams.

Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls 3/1/2021

When: March 1, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: United Center in Chicago, Illinois
TV: NBC Sports Chicago | Altitude
Stream: NBA League Pass

Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls 3/1/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Denver Nuggets -5 (-110) 228.5 o (-110) -200
Chicago Bulls +5 (-110) 228.5 u (-110) +165
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Denver Nuggets Betting

Denver Nuggets won 18 and dropped 15 games this season. The Nuggets are three games ahead of the .500 mark and they look forward to continuing their success. In their last game against Oklahoma City Thunder, Denver’s offense scored 126 points and gave up 96 in return. Denver has Nikola Jokic as their key player and their leader in scoring, rebounding, and assists. Jokic is touching an average of close to 27 points and touching close to 11 boards. When it comes to assists, he’s touching close to nine assists per game.

Players to watch: N. Jokic C 33 GP 33 GS 35.8 MIN 26.7 PTS 2.8 OR 8.1 DR 10.9 REB 8.5 AST 1.7 STL 0.6 BLK 3.2 TO 3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 31.33 PER

J. Murray PG 31 GP 31 GS 35.2 MIN 21.6 PTS 0.7 OR 3.6 DR 4.4 REB 4.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 18.57 PER

M. Porter Jr. SF 23 GP 16 GS 28.1 MIN 14.3 PTS 1.2 OR 5.3 DR 6.5 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 1.1 BLK 1.1 TO 2.3 PF 0.8 AST/TO 17.13 PER.

Chicago Bulls Betting

Chicago Bulls are now holding a 15-17 record on the season. The Bulls are holding the same record as the Pacers and are two games behind the .500 mark. Chicago is ahead of the Atlanta Hawks and they have a long way to get to the top. The leader in scoring is Zach LaVine with an average of close to 29 points per game. The leader in rebounding is Thaddeus Young with an average of close to six boards per game. When it comes to assists, Coby White has taken the lead with five assists per game.

Players to watch: Z. LaVine SG 32 GP 32 GS 35.7 MIN 28.7 PTS 0.7 OR 4.5 DR 5.2 REB 5 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 3.9 TO 2.7 PF 1.3 AST/TO 22.67 PER

L. Markkanen PF 14 GP 14 GS 30.4 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.6 OR 5.5 DR 6.1 REB 0.9 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 2.2 PF 0.5 AST/TO 17.42 PER

C. White PG 32 GP 32 GS 33.1 MIN 15.8 PTS 0.4 OR 4.6 DR 5 REB 5.2 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 2.5 PF 2.2 AST/TO 11.85 PER.

Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls 3/1/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Denver Nuggets

Denver are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Nuggets are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against Chicago.
Denver are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Chicago.
Denver are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games on the road.
Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Denver are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Denver are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Denver’s last 5 games played in March.

Chicago Bulls

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games.
Chicago are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 7 games against Denver.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games at home.
Chicago are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Denver.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chicago’s last 14 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Chicago are 3-15 SU in their last 18 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
Bulls are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games played in March.
Chicago are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games played on a Monday.

Injuries

Denver Nuggets

Paul Millsap PF Knee is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Chicago
Gary Harris SG Hip is out indefinitely
JaMychal Green PF Shoulder is downgraded to OUT Monday vs Chicago
R.J. Hampton PG Quarantine is out indefinitely

Chicago Bulls

Otto Porter Jr. SF Back is out indefinitely
Lauri Markkanen PF Shoulder is out indefinitely
Chandler Hutchison SF Leg is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Denver Nuggets Chicago Bulls
14-19-0 Against the Spread 19-13-0
22-11-2 Straight Up 17-15-0
116 Points per Game 115
111 Points Allowed per Game 115
48.25 Offensive FG% 48.62
78.57 Offensive FT% 79.9
38.68 Offensive 3PT% 37.92
47.21 Defensive FG% 47.18
76.94 Defensive FT% 77.85
35.87 Defensive 3PT% 35.31

Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

Based on the latest basketball betting lines Denver Nuggets hold the key to success against the Bulls. Denver’s potential defensive unit is any day better than the Bulls and their offense will outscore the Bulls with ease.

Moneyline: The ML for the Nuggets is -200 and the ML for the Bulls is +165.

ATS: The spread for the Nuggets is -5 (-110) and the spread for the Bulls is +5 (-110).

TOTALs: The total is all set to go over 228.5 (-110) for Denver and the same will go under for the Bulls.

Score Prediction: 121 – 113 Nuggets