Jazz vs Bulls: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – March 22, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 22, 2021 - Last Updated on April 2, 2021

Donovan Mitchell leads the Utah Jazz (30-11) into a matchup with the Chicago Bulls (19-22) after putting up 31 points in a 115-112 win over the Raptors. The Bulls are 9-point underdogs in the game on Monday, March 22, 2021, which tips off at 9:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has an over/under of 231.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect data from DraftKings sportsbook as of March 22, 2021, 1:05 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Jazz vs Bulls Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of March 22

Jazz:
Udoka Azubuike: Out (Ankle)

Bulls:
Garrett Temple: Out (Ankle),
Devon Dotson: Out (Not With Team)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Bulls (+9)
Total Pick Under (231.5)
Prediction Jazz 117, Bulls 110

The model favors the Jazz by 7.6 points, just 1.4 less than the 9-point spread set by DraftKings.

In this game, the model projects a total (227.2 points) slightly lower than the DraftKings over/under (231.5 points).

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Jazz Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Donovan Mitchell 39 25.3 4.5 5.4 1.1 0.3 3.3
Jordan Clarkson 41 17.6 3.9 2.2 0.9 0.2 3.1
Mike Conley 33 16.4 3.4 5.5 1.4 0.2 2.8
Bojan Bogdanovic 41 15.1 3.9 1.9 0.5 0.0 2.5
Rudy Gobert 41 14.4 13.6 1.3 0.5 2.8 0.0

Bulls Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Zach LaVine 41 28.3 5.1 4.9 1.0 0.5 3.5
Lauri Markkanen 21 18.2 5.9 0.9 0.4 0.5 3.0
Coby White 41 15.3 4.7 4.7 0.5 0.2 2.3
Thaddeus Young 37 12.2 6.4 4.5 1.4 0.6 0.2
Wendell Carter Jr. 30 11.2 7.7 2.2 0.6 0.8 0.3

Shooting Trends

  • This season, the Jazz have a 46.7% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.5% lower than the 47.2% of shots the Bulls’ opponents have made.
  • In games Utah shoots better than 47.2% from the field, it is 15-3 against the spread and 17-1 overall.
  • Chicago is 14-5 against the spread and 14-6 overall when allowing opponents to shoot better than 46.7% from the field.
  • The Bulls have shot at a 48.2% clip from the field this season, 2.9 percentage points above the 45.3% shooting opponents of the Jazz have averaged.
  • Chicago has compiled a 20-8 record against the spread and a 16-13 straight up record in games it shoots higher than 45.3% from the field.
  • This season, Utah has a 23-4-1 record against the spread and a 27-1 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 48.2% from the field.
  • The Jazz are knocking down 39.5% of their three-point shots this season, 5.2% higher than the 34.3% the Bulls allow opponents to shoot from deep.
  • Utah has put together a 21-8-1 record against the spread and a 24-6 straight-up record in games this season when the team makes more than 34.3% of its three-point attempts.
  • Chicago is 18-10 against the spread while putting together a 17-12 straight-up record when its opponents shoot over 39.5% from three-point distance.
  • The Bulls are making 38% of their shots from deep, which is 2.2 percentage points higher than the 35.8% the Jazz’s opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Chicago is 16-8 ATS and 12-12 overall when the team hits more than 35.8% of its three-point attempts.
  • Utah has a 22-4-1 ATS record and a 24-3 straight-up record this season when it connects on more than 38% of its three-point shots.
  • The Jazz’s 16.9 made three-pointers per game this season is 3.8 more made shots on average than the 13.1 per game the Bulls give up.
  • Utah is 25-8-1 against the spread and 27-7 overall when it hit more three-pointers than its opponents, while Chicago is 6-5 ATS and 3-8 straight up in games when it is out-shot from distance.
  • The Bulls make the 12th-most three-pointers in the league, while the Jazz allow the second-fewest makes from beyond the arc.

Jazz vs Bulls Stat Rankings

Jazz Rank Jazz AVG Bulls AVG Bulls Rank
3rd 116.7 Points Scored 114 12th
5th 108.9 Points Allowed 113.8 24th
1st 47.9 Rebounds 44.9 10th
5th 11 Off. Rebounds 9.3 19th
1st 16.9 3pt Made 13.1 12th
22nd 23.7 Assists 26.4 8th
19th 13.9 Turnovers 15.3 30th

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