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Nets Vs Bulls: NBA Basketball Betting Odds & Trends

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The Chicago Bulls (29-39) will attempt to extend a three-game winning streak when they host the Brooklyn Nets (44-24) on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at United Center as 5.5-point underdogs. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on YES2. The matchup has an over/under of 232.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of May 11, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Nets vs Bulls Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of May 11

Nets:
Chris Chiozza: Out (Hand),
James Harden: Out (Hamstring),
Spencer Dinwiddie: Out For Season (ACL),
Bruce Brown: Day To Day (Face)

Bulls:
Daniel Theis: Day To Day (Hip),
Troy Brown Jr.: Day To Day (Ankle)

Nets and Bulls Records ATS

  • Brooklyn is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 33-34
  • The Nets are 8-23 against the spread this season when they are at least a 5.5-point favorite.
  • 38 of 67 Brooklyn games this season (56.7{7fa3b261be9f6e223502da60297124ad6fb475451bbfa95d83adec4ef8622c39}) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • Chicago has a 35-32 record ATS this season.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Bulls are at least a 5.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-2 against the spread.
  • 47.8{7fa3b261be9f6e223502da60297124ad6fb475451bbfa95d83adec4ef8622c39} of Chicago’s 67 games this season have reached the over/under.

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Head to Head

The Bulls defeated the Nets 115-107 in the last meeting between the two teams on April 4, 2021. Zach LaVine scored 25 points to pace the Bulls, and Kyrie Irving scored 24 points for the Nets. The Bulls covered the spread as 2.5-point underdogs, and the teams fell short of the 224-point over/under after combining to score 222.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
4/4/2021 Nets Bulls -2.5 224 -135 112 Regular Season 115-107 CHI*
  • 4/4/2021 DNP – Nets: Kevin Durant, James Harden
    Bulls: Coby White
  • Scoring Trends

    • Brooklyn’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup over/under (232.5 points) in 47.1{7fa3b261be9f6e223502da60297124ad6fb475451bbfa95d83adec4ef8622c39} of opportunities (32 out of 68 matchups).
    • In 18 out of Chicago’s 68 games this season (26.5{7fa3b261be9f6e223502da60297124ad6fb475451bbfa95d83adec4ef8622c39}), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Tuesday’s matchup.
    • The Nets have seen a 233.2 average over/under in their games this season, 0.7 points more than the over/under in this contest.
    • A difference of 9.9 points separates this matchup’s over/under (232.5 points) and the average total points bet in Bulls’ games (222.6 points) this season.
    • The Nets’ average implied point total this season is 0.1 fewer points than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (118.9 implied points on average compared to 119 implied points in this game).
    • So far this season, Brooklyn has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (119) 32 times.
    • The 114.4-point average implied total on the season for the Bulls is 0.4 more points than the team’s 114-point implied total in this matchup.
    • Chicago has scored more than 114 points 30 times this season.
    • The Nets are the league’s second-highest scoring team (118.6 PPG), while the Bulls allow the 14th-fewest points per game (111.8) in NBA play.
    • The Nets have totaled 276 more points than their opponents this season (four per game on average), while the Bulls have been out-scored by 60 total points (0.9 per game average differential).

    Nets Leaders

    • James Harden leads the Nets in assists and rebounds. He puts up 10.9 assists and 8.0 rebounds per game.
    • Harden’s PRA prop total for the game is listed at 43.5 combined points, rebounds, and assists, 0.6 less than his season average of 44.1.
    • Kevin Durant paces Brooklyn with 28.2 points per game.
    • Durant’s points prop over/under for the game is set at 30.5, 2.3 points greater than his season average of 28.2.
    • Joe Harris is the top three-point shooter for the Nets, knocking down 3.1 per game.
    • Harris’ three pointers made prop over/under for the contest is set at 3.5, 0.4 shots higher than his season average of 3.1.
    • Brooklyn’s blocks leader is Durant, who records 1.3 per game. Irving leads the team averaging 1.4 steals an outing.
    • Irving’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 steals higher than his season average of 1.4.

    Bulls Leaders

    • The Bulls go-to guy, LaVine, leads the team in both scoring (27.3 points per game) and assists (5.0 assists per game).
    • LaVine’s assists prop total for the contest is listed at 2.5 assists, 2.5 assists less than his season average of 5.0.
    • When it comes to rebounds, Nikola Vucevic is the Chicago leader with 11.6 per game.
    • Vucevic’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 43.5, 4.2 greater than his season average of 39.3.
    • LaVine leads the Bulls in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 3.4 made threes per game.
    • LaVine’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 4.5, 1.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
    • Chicago’s Thaddeus Young has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.1 per game and Daniel Theis is first in blocks with 0.9 per game.
    • Young’s steals prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.4 steals greater than his season average of 1.1.

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