Kings vs. Bulls Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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Kings vs. Bulls Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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Zach LaVine’s Chicago Bulls (31-36) are just 1.5-point underdogs in Wednesday’s game against De’Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings (40-27). The matchup features an over/under of 237.5.

Kings vs. Bulls Odds

  • Kings odds to win: -116
  • Bulls odds to win: -103
  • Spread: Kings (-1.5)
  • Total: 237.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: United Center in Chicago, Illinois

Who Will Win Kings vs. Bulls?

Kings and Bulls Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season they were favored by 1.5 points or more, the Kings have a 21-18 record against the spread.

When they have played as at least 1.5-point underdogs this season, the Bulls are 20-17 against the spread.

The two teams average a combined 3.0 fewer points per game, 234.5, than this game’s total of 237.5 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.5 fewer points per game (231) than this game’s total of 237.5 points.

The average total in Kings games this season is 2.3 more points than the over/under of 237.5 in this game.

Chicago’s games this year have averaged a total of 225.6 points, 11.9 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

So far this season, Sacramento has put together a 37-29-1 record against the spread.

So far this year, the Bulls have compiled a 34-33-0 record against the spread.

Kings Stats & Insights

The Kings have a +180 scoring differential, topping opponents by 2.7 points per game. They’re putting up 121.3 points per game to rank first in the league and are giving up 118.6 per outing to rank 28th in the NBA.

The Kings grab 42.0 rebounds per game (22nd in the league) compared to the 41.8 of their opponents.

Sacramento connects on 13.5 three-pointers per game (seventh-most in the league), 1.2 more than its opponents (12.3). It is shooting 37.1% from deep (ninth-best in the NBA) while allowing opponents to shoot 37.2%.

The Kings rank second in the league by averaging 117.0 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 25th in the NBA, allowing 114.3 points per 100 possessions.

The Kings’ offense has been much better when playing at home (124.2 PPG) compared to away games (118.0 PPG). Meanwhile, their defense has been worse in home games (119.2 PPG allowed) compared to road games (117.9 PPG allowed).

Bulls Stats & Insights

The Bulls have a +48 scoring differential, putting up 113.2 points per game (19th in league) and giving up 112.4 (10th in NBA).

Chicago is 20th in the NBA at 42.7 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 43.1 its opponents average.

The Bulls make 10.3 three-pointers per game (30th in the league) at a 36.3% rate (13th in NBA), compared to the 13.1 per outing their opponents make, shooting 35.5% from beyond the arc.

The Bulls’ 111.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 17th in the NBA, and the 109.9 points they allow per 100 possessions rank sixth in the league.

In 2022-23 Chicago is scoring 2.3 more points per game at home (114.3) than on the road (112.0).

Kings Key Players to Watch

Domantas Sabonis accumulates 19.0 points, 12.4 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game.

This season, Fox is averaging 25.5 points, 4.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game.

Kevin Huerter leads active Kings in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Fox averages 1.2 steals per game, while Keegan Murray has 0.5 blocks per contest.

Bulls Key Players to Watch

LaVine racks up 24.9 points per game. He also adds 4.8 rebounds per outing and 4.0 assists per contest.

Nikola Vucevic has per-game averages of 17.7 points, 3.3 assists and 11.3 rebounds this season.

LaVine hits 2.8 treys per game.

DeMar DeRozan’s 1.0 steal and Patrick Williams’ 0.8 blocks per game are important to the Bulls’ defensive performance.

Kings vs. Bulls Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Bulls (+ 1.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (237.5)

  • Prediction:
    Bulls 117 – Kings 116

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