Pistons vs. Bulls NBA Odds and Preview – January 11th, 2022

By Rex

The Pistons are coming off an underdog win against the Western Conference No. 3 seed. They completed a 126-116 victory over the Jazz and now have four wins in six games. This should be a good momentum booster for the squad before facing the Bulls on the road.

At the same time, despite losing their latest matchup to the Mavs, the Bulls still secured nine wins in ten games. This is a testament to the efficiency and consistency of the squad. Ultimately, this should be an interesting pairing for both basketball and betting fans.

Get a full preview of the event’s information, including team and player stats, the latest NBA betting odds, trends, and predictions.

Pistons vs. Bulls Game Information

  • When: Tuesday, January 11, 2022, 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: United Center, Chicago, IL
  • TV: NBA TV
  • Radio: WXYT-FM 97.1 (Pistons) / 670 The Score (Bulls)
  • Live Stream: NBA League Pass
  • NBA Betting Odds: Pistons (+TBA) / Bulls (-TBA)
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Why Bet on the Detroit Pistons?

The Pistons are averaging 100.0 points (29th) per game on 41.4% shooting (29th). Although these numbers are greatly affected by their earlier performance, we’ve seen the team do better in recent weeks. The side scored 110 points or more in four of their last six games.

The team doesn’t have much to show on offense. They are hitting 31.1% (29th) of shots from beyond the arc and 48.6% (30th) of their shots from the shorter range. These numbers might not seem intimidating to a Bulls team with satisfactory defense, but the Pistons are beginning to show signs of improvement that could put pressure on their opponents.

Defense is where the Pistons produce better numbers. They limit opponents to 110.6 points (22nd) per game. The team has the tools to match the Bulls on offensive boards. As a team, they average 10.4 offensive rebounds (14th) per game.

Why Bet on the Chicago Bulls?

The hosts have the offensive elements to match the best teams in the league right now. They average 110.9 points (eighth) on 47.3 shooting (second) per game. The team is particularly well from beyond the arc at 38.5% shooting (first), while maintaining decent two-point shooting numbers at 52.0% (16th). Overall, the lineup hits 54.0% of their shots from the field (fourth).

Defensively, the Bulls hold opponents to 107.6 points (14th) per game. The team falls slightly behind the Pistons in total rebounds per game at 49.5 (29th). Despite not having the most competent perimeter defense, the Bulls do well to hold opponents’ two-point shooting to 51.4% (12th). Additionally, the hosts read opponent rotation well and limit competitors to 23.3 assists (tenth) per game.

Javonte Green is the only Bulls starter to miss this game. Derrick Jones Jr. suits up to take his position while the starting forward is out recovering.

Pistons vs. Bulls Betting Trends

  • The Pistons are 4-2 in the last six regular-season games (4-2 ATS).
  • The Pistons are 3-4 in the last seven regular-season road games against the Bulls (2-5 ATS).
  • The totals went under in five of the Pistons’ last five regular-season games against the Bulls.
  • The Bulls are 5-0 in the last five regular-season games at the United Center (4-1 ATS).
  • The Bulls are 7-3 in the last ten regular-season home games against the Pistons (8-2 ATS).
  • The totals went under in four of the Bulls’ last five regular-season home games against the Pistons.

Pistons vs. Bulls Expert Betting Prediction

The Detroit Pistons are having a great start in 2022 and are now on a mini two-game win streak. As it stands, the Pistons bring good value to the table. Covering the spread should be doable, but the team needs to be at their best to bring this one home. Simultaneously, the Bulls are winning but coming off their first loss in over three weeks. This is a blow to the team’s confidence, but we don’t expect the team to slow down anytime soon. They enter the contest as favorites this Tuesday.

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