Sacramento is just a 1.5-point favorite against Chicago when the Kings (40-27) and the Bulls (31-36) square off on March 15, 2023 in a game projected to be a close matchup. The matchup has a point total 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
- TV: NBCS-CHI and NBCS-CA
Who Will Win Kings vs. Bulls?
Kings and Bulls Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
When they have played as at least 1.5-point favorites this season, the Kings are 21-18 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 matchup’s over/under 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 the Kings have had set in matchups this season is 2.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
The average point total for Chicago this year is 11.9 points fewer than this game’s over/under.
So far this season, Sacramento has compiled a 37-29-1 record against the spread.
So far this year, the Bulls have put together 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 contest to rank 28th in the NBA.
The 42 rebounds per game the Kings average rank 22nd in the league. Their opponents pull down 41.8 per outing.
Sacramento connects on 1.2 more threes per game than the opposition, 13.5 (seventh-most in the league) compared to its opponents’ 12.3.
The Kings average 117 points per 100 possessions on offense (second in the league), and give up 114.3 points per 100 possessions (25th in the NBA).
The Kings have been significantly better offensively at home, where they score 124.2 points per game, compared to on the road, where they average 118 per game. Defensively, they are slightly worse at home, where they surrender 119.2 points per game, versus playing on the road, where they allow opponents to score 117.9 per game.
Bulls Stats & Insights
The Bulls have a +48 scoring differential, putting up 113.2 points per game (19th in league) and conceding 112.4 (10th in NBA).
The 42.7 rebounds per game Chicago accumulates rank 20th in the league. Their opponents record 43.1.
The Bulls make 10.3 three-pointers per game (30th in the league), 2.8 fewer than their opponents.
The Bulls record 111.6 points per 100 possessions (17th in league), while allowing 109.9 points per 100 possessions (sixth in NBA).
At home Chicago is scoring 114.3 points per game, 2.3 more than it is averaging on the road (112).
Kings Key Players to Watch
The Kings get 19.0 points, 12.4 rebounds and 7.1 assists from Domantas Sabonis.
De’Aaron Fox averages 25.5 points per game to go with 4.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists.
Kevin Huerter makes more threes per game than any other (active) member of the Kings, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.8 per contest.
Fox averages 1.2 steals per game, while Keegan Murray swats 0.5 shots per contest.
Bulls Key Players to Watch
Zach LaVine scores 24.9 points per game and also tacks on 4.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest.
This season, Nikola Vucevic has a statline of 17.7 points, 3.3 assists and 11.3 rebounds per game.
LaVine averages 2.8 made threes per game.
Alex Caruso’s 1.6 steals 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:
Bulls 117 – Kings 116
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