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(22-42) Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons (29-36)
Date: Friday March 9
Time: 7:00 PM EST
Venue: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
NBA Betting Odds: Pistons -8.5
NBA Betting Total: 213.5
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On Friday March 9 the Chicago Bulls arrive at the Little Caesars Arena to face their host the Pistons. In their last game the Bulls beat the Grizzlies 119-110. Conversely the Pistons who also played Wednesday lost in overtime to the Raptors.
Last season the teams split the season series and Chicago took the initial meeting of this season. The Bulls hold the all-time record having bested the Pistons in 129 of their 255 matches.
Rookie Lauri Markkanen continues to produce an impressive start to his NBA career. Markkanen leads his team in points (14.6) and rebounds (7.6). The rookie led the scoring in the recent victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Chicago is altering their rotations following a warning from the league office regarding resting healthy players while they continued their tanking efforts.
In the interim the young Bulls like Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine, Denzel Valentine and Bobby Portis will focus on building chemistry and gaining as much experience as possible through season end.
Paul Zipser (foot) remains out with no timetable for return.
Everything was in place for the Pistons to capture the victory versus the eastern leading Raptors. Toronto was playing on a back to back while Detroit was rested and playing on their home court.
Serge Ibaka got ejected early and with a 17 point lead the game seemed well in hand. But, then the Raptors produced a 40 point third quarter, erased the lead and ended up beating the Pistons in overtime.
Blake Griffin was stellar versus the Raptors orchestrating much of the facilitating as well as functioning as the Pistons primary scorer (31 points).
Andre Drummond produced a double-double of 10 points and an astounding 21 rebounds. Reggie Bullock scored 21 while both Ish Smith and James Ennis III added 14.
The problem was on the defensive end where the Pistons missed Stanley Johnson who was out with a back injury.
NBA Betting Trends:
- The teams are 5-5 in the last 10 head to head contests
- Pistons are 6-4 ATS in last 10 head to head matchups.
- Over – under is 4-6 in last 10 head to head meetings.
Free Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons NBA Prediction:
Detroit trails the last playoff seed by five games. With 18 games remaining the Pistons have hope since they’ll play nine bottom tier teams, but eight games take place on the road where the Pistons have struggled.
There might be concern the Pistons suffer a hangover from losing to the Raptors after playing so well, but the Bulls offer the perfect fodder to get over their malaise.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Bulls +8.5
Suffice to say, the Pistons played the Raptors with focus and at least early were the more desperate team. The Bulls offer an easier opponent and one the Pistons need to beat to keep their playoff hopes alive.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Detroit 109 – Bulls 103
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