Free NBA Picks Today: Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons 4/9/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Chicago Bulls vs Detroit Pistons 4/9/23
Sun 9th April 2023

The Detroit Pistons (17-64, 8-32 Away) will try to slow down one of the league’s top shooting teams when they head to face the Chicago Bulls (39-42, 21-19 Home) on Sunday.

Detroit topped the Indiana Pacers 122-115 at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on Friday. Jaden Ivey was the scoring leader with 29 points. Killian Hayes was another standout performer with 28 points and six assists.

The Pistons are 15th in the Eastern Conference. Chicago won a close one on Friday at American Airlines Center, beating the Dallas Mavericks 115-112.

Coby White had 24 points, 11 assists, and seven rebounds to lead the team. The Bulls are 10th in the Eastern Conference. This marks the final meeting of the season between the teams.

Chicago will be aiming for a season sweep against Detroit after getting the win in each of their three prior meetings, the most recent of which was a 117-115 victory at Little Caesars Arena on March 1, their 14th straight head-to-head victory. Zach LaVine led the Bulls with 41 points.

Bojan Bogdanovic had 34 points in the loss. Bogdanovic is averaging 21.6 points per game to lead the Pistons in scoring this season. Meanwhile, Jalen Duren is grabbing 8.7 rebounds per game, and Hayes is dishing 6.2 assists.

LaVine (24.9 ppg) and DeMar DeRozan (24.7) have been the primary providers of the Bulls’ offense. DeRozan also has recorded 5.1 assists per game. Nikola Vucevic has posted 11.1 rebounds per game. The Bulls rank as one of the league’s most accurate teams from the field, third-best at 49.1%.

The Bulls have had success in the Pistons’ last 10 visits to United Center, winning seven. Detroit is 1-9 in the last 10 games with an average margin of -11.8 (107.9-119.7). Chicago has split the last 10 (5-5), scoring 111.6 points per game on average while allowing 110.3 (+1.3 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Jaden Ivey: 35.0 | 25.4 | +9.6
Points per game:
Jaden Ivey: 22.8 | 16.3 | +6.5
Rebounds per game:
Marvin Bagley III: 3.0 | 6.4 | -3.4
Assists per game:
Jaden Ivey: 8.2 | 5.3 | +2.9


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Coby White: 25.2 | 15.2 | +10.0
Andre Drummond: 8.5 | 12.8 | -4.3
Points per game:
Coby White: 15.0 | 9.6 | +5.4
Assists per game:
Zach LaVine: 6.3 | 4.3 | +2.0

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Chicago Bulls -8.5 (-110)

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