Warriors vs. Bulls Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Thursday, Mar 7

Golden State Warriors forward Jonathan Kuminga (00) dribbles during the first half against the Chicago Bulls at United Center.
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The Warriors are ready to clash with the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, Mar 7. Today’s matchup is set to tip off at 10:00 ET and will be televised on NBCS. Golden State enters this game as 7.5-point favorites, and the over/under total is currently at 224. Can the Warriors pull this one out as the favorite? Below you will find our Warriors vs. Bulls predictions.

Warriors vs. Bulls Odds

  • Spread: Warriors -7.5
  • Total 224

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Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, Mar 7
  • Time: 10:00 ET
  • Location: Chase Center, San Francisco CA
  • TV: NBCS

Bulls Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Bulls have an over/under record of 2-3 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across their ten previous road games, Chicago has an ATS mark of 7-3. Their straight up record in these matchups was 7-3 while averaging 116 points per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the underdog, the Bulls have a straight up record of 5-5. But, their mark vs the spread was just 6-4.

Warriors Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Warriors have an over/under record of 1-4 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Across their last five home contests, Golden State has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 116 points per game.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Warriors have a straight up record of 8-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 8-2.

Does Chicago Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

Chicago is 32-29-1 on the over/under this season, and their games have averaged 224.9 points per game. Today’s O/U line of 224 is just slightly below their season average of 222.4.

In their last game against the Jazz, the Bulls won 119-117 as 4-point favorites. The combined scoring in that game was 236 points.

Chicago has won two straight games and is currently 9th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 30-32. In the Central Division, they are in 4th place.

Against the spread, the Bulls are 32-29 this season and 16-14 on the road. As underdogs, they are 19-16 ATS compared to 13-13 ATS as the favorite.

Looking at their conference vs. non-conference records, the Bulls are 16-22 against the East and 14-10 against the West. On the road, they are 14-17 compared to 16-15 at home.

When it comes to scoring, the Bulls are averaging 111.8 points per game this season, which is 25th in the league. In terms of three-point shooting, they are hitting just 35% of their attempts (23rd).

Chicago has been an average shooting team overall, hitting 46% of their shots (22nd). However, they have been solid at getting to the free-throw line, averaging 21.1 attempts per game (22nd).

So far this season, the Bulls have outscored the NBA scoring average in 37.1% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 27th in the league at 97 possessions per game.

At this time, the Bulls’ defense is positioned 12th in the NBA, permitting 113.1 points per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the Bulls are forcing 11.6 per game, which is 3rd in the league. They also come into the game sitting 17th in blocked shots at 5 per game.

Do the Warriors Have What it Takes at Home?

The Warriors have a record of 33-28 this season, which has them in 9th place in the Western Conference. In games against other Western Conference teams, they are 16-21 and 5-9 against teams in the Pacific Division.

Golden State has a scoring differential of +.9 points per game at home this season. On the road, they are outscoring opponents by an average of +3.1 points per game.

Against the spread, the Warriors are 34-26 for the season and 14-17 ATS at home. They have covered the spread in four straight games and are 20-19 ATS as the favorite.

Today’s O/U line of 224 is lower than the Warriors’ season average of 235.5 points per game. They have also gone under the total in their last eight games. This season, Golden State has a 29-31-1 O/U record.

Golden State’s last game was a 125-90 win over the Bucks. They covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites and the game went well under the O/U line of 230.

When it comes to scoring, the Warriors are 7th in the NBA at 118.7 points per game. However, at home, they are 11th in the league at 117.8 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA scoring average in 60.7% of their games.

Golden State’s offense is one of the best three-point shooting teams in the league. They are 2nd in three-pointers made per game (15.1) and 6th in three-point shooting percentage (37%). In terms of pace, the Warriors are 7th in the NBA.

Overall, the Warriors are 16th in field goal percentage (47%) and 13th in true shooting percentage. When it comes to two-point shooting, they are 18th in the league.

At present, the Warriors’ defense is ranked 18th, allowing 116.8 points per game. Most recently, the Warriors’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 90 points to the Bucks.

Warriors vs. Bulls Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Stephen Curry and his points prop of 27.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -115 while the under is at -119. Our projections have Stephen Curry finishing with a stat line of 27 points, 5 and 5 assists. As for his points prop, we like the under at 27.5.

  • The Prop: Stephen Curry Under 27.5 Points (-119)

Warriors vs. Bulls Predictions

The Bulls come in as the underdog at +7.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 224, and our model predicts the Bulls and Warriors to score a combined 220 points. We recommend betting on the under.

The Pick: Bulls +7.5 | at Fanduel Sportsbook