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Clippers vs. Bulls Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, March 27, 2023

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Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers (39-36) will look to fend off Zach LaVine’s Chicago Bulls (36-38) on March 27, 2023. The Clippers are a 5.5-point favorite.

Clippers vs. Bulls Odds

  • Clippers odds to win: -196
  • Bulls odds to win: +163
  • Spread: Clippers (-5.5)

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Monday, March 27, 2023 at 10:30 PM ET
  • Where: Arena in Los Angeles, California

Who Will Win Clippers vs. Bulls?

Clippers and Bulls Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

When they have played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, the Clippers are 10-15 against the spread.

The Bulls have an 11-5 record against the spread when an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.

Los Angeles has a 37-38-0 record against the spread this season.

The Bulls’ ATS record is 39-35-0 this season.

Clippers Stats & Insights

The Clippers have a +19 scoring differential, putting up 112.8 points per game (23rd in the league) and allowing 112.6 (10th in the NBA).

The 43.3 rebounds per game the Clippers average rank 15th in the league. Their opponents record 43.2 per contest.

Los Angeles makes 12.6 three-pointers per game (11th in the league), while its opponents have made 12.3 on average.

The Clippers’ 111.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 18th in the NBA, and the 111.7 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 14th in the league.

The Clippers’ offense has been much worse in home games (111.5 PPG) compared to away games (114.2 PPG). Meanwhile, their defense has been much better at home (110 PPG allowed) when compared to their play on the road (115.2 PPG allowed).

Bulls Stats & Insights

The Bulls’ +84 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 1.2 points per game) is a result of putting up 113.4 points per game (19th in NBA) while giving up 112.2 per outing (seventh in league).

The 42.7 rebounds per game Chicago accumulates rank 20th in the league. Their opponents pull down 43.1.

The Bulls connect on 10.5 three-pointers per game (29th in the league), 2.6 fewer than their opponents.

The Bulls’ 111.7 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 20th in the NBA, and the 109.6 points they concede per 100 possessions rank fifth in the league.

Chicago scores 114.3 points per game at home, and 112.4 on the road.

Clippers Key Players to Watch

The Clippers active scoring leader is Leonard, who averages 23.7 per contest to go with 6.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists.

Russell Westbrook is averaging 15.5 points, 7.4 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game, while Ivica Zubac adds 10.5 points, 1.1 assists and 10 rebounds per contest.

The Clippers get 1.9 three-pointers per game out of Eric Gordon.

Leonard averages 1.5 steals per game, while Zubac has 1.3 blocks per contest.

Bulls Key Players to Watch

LaVine pours in 25.1 points per game. He also contributes 4.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game this season.

Nikola Vucevic has per-game averages of 17.5 points, 3.3 assists and 11.2 rebounds this season.

LaVine averages 2.8 made threes per game.

Alex Caruso’s 1.5 steals and Patrick Williams’ 0.8 blocks per game are key to the Bulls’ defensive performance.

Clippers vs. Bulls Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Bulls (+ 5.5)
  • Prediction:
    Clippers 113 – Bulls 112

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