A game after he put up 30 points in a 101-90 loss to the Heat, Zach LaVine leads the Chicago Bulls (16-20) at home against the Toronto Raptors (17-21) on Sunday, March 14, 2021. The Bulls are favored by 3.5 points in the matchup, which begins at 9:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has an over/under set at 231 points.
The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 14, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
Bulls vs Raptors Betting Odds
Injury Report as of March 14
Devon Dotson: Out (Knee),
Garrett Temple: Out (Ankle)
Fred VanVleet: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
OG Anunoby: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Pascal Siakam: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Malachi Flynn: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Patrick McCaw: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)
|Spread Pick||Raptors (+3.5)|
|Total Pick||Under (231)|
|Prediction||Raptors 114, Bulls 113|
While DraftKings has the Bulls winning by 3.5, the model has the Raptors taking home the victory, with a considerable margin between the two spreads (4.3 points). Take the Raptors.
The model predicts a total 3.9 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.
Bulls Key Players
|Wendell Carter Jr.||25||11.8||7.9||2.2||0.6||0.8||0.3|
Raptors Key Players
- This season, the Bulls have a 48.2% shooting percentage from the field, which is 2.4% higher than the 45.8% of shots the Raptors’ opponents have made.
- Chicago has a 16-8 record against the spread and a 13-12 straight-up record in games it shoots higher than 45.8% from the field.
- Toronto is 15-10 against the spread and 14-11 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 48.2% from the field.
- The Raptors’ 45% shooting percentage from the field this season is the same as the Bulls have given up to their opponents.
- Toronto has compiled a 10-4 record against the spread and a 9-5 straight up record in games it shoots above 47.7% from the field.
- This season, Chicago has a 10-1 record against the spread and a 9-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 45% from the field.
- The Bulls are making 38.1% of their three-point shots this season, 0.3% higher than the 37.8% the Raptors allow opponents to shoot from deep.
- Chicago has a 14-7 record against the spread and an 11-10 record overall when the team hits more than 37.8% of its three-point shots.
- Toronto has put up a 15-4 against the spread while going 13-6 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot better than 38.1% from deep.
- The Raptors are hitting 38.3% of their shots from three-point distance, which is just 3.3 percentage points greater than the 35% the Bulls’ opponents are averaging on the season.
- Toronto is 14-10 against the spread and 13-11 overall when shooting above 35% as a team from three-point range.
- Chicago has a 15-9 ATS record and a 14-11 straight-up record in games this season it has shot better than 38.3% from three-point distance.
- The Bulls hit 13.1 three-pointers per game this season, 2.4 fewer makes per game than the Raptors give up (15.5).
- When Toronto makes more three-pointers than its opponents, it is 15-7 against the spread and 14-8 overall. When Chicago is out-shot from beyond the arc by its opponents, it is 6-5 ATS and 3-8 straight up.
- The Bulls rank 13th in the NBA in made three-pointers, while the Raptors give up the 27th-fewest made threes in the league.
Bulls vs Raptors Stat Rankings
|Bulls Rank||Bulls AVG||Raptors AVG||Raptors Rank|
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