Wizards vs Bulls Game Breakdown & Projections – Sat, Mar 16th 2024

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Washington Wizards

Wizards

11W-55L

Washington Wizards

March 16, 2024

08:00PM EST

Odds: 224.5 o/u

Bulls

32W-35L

Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls

Alright, sports junkies, get ready for a showdown in the Windy City! The Washington Wizards, who’ve been doing more disappearing acts than a street magician with their 11-55 record, are set to face off against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. The game kicks off when the clock strikes 8 PM EST, so make sure you’ve got your bets placed and your fantasy lineups set. Now, the Wizards are trailing by a whopping 27.5 games in the Eastern conference, while the Bulls, with their 32-35 record, are 11 games back. The bookies have set the over/under at 224.5, with the Wizards at an underdog line of 10.5 and the Bulls favored at -10.5. Both teams are licking their wounds, with the Wizards fresh off a 119-135 defeat against the Rockets and the Bulls still smarting from their 111-126 loss to the Clippers. So as they lock horns tonight, let’s see if the Wizards can pull a rabbit out of the hat or if the Bulls will charge through to victory.

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 16, 2024 08:00PM EST
Location: United Center, Chicago

Vegas Odds

WAS ML CHI ML Over/Under Line
Open +390 -550 226.5 10.5/-10.5
Recent +170 -230 224.5 10.0/-10.0
Difference -220 +320 -2.0

Team Performance

was Team Logo
LAST 10
2W-8L
AWAY
7W-28L

37.0% Win Probability

chi Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
HOME
16W-16L

63.0% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/26/23 Washington Wizards WAS 27 18 22 15 82 Under
Chicago Bulls CHI 25 22 27 28 102
01/11/23 Chicago Bulls CHI 29 30 21 17 97 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 25 21 41 13 100
12/07/22 Washington Wizards WAS 22 27 32 30 111 Over
Chicago Bulls CHI 29 23 28 35 115
10/21/22 Chicago Bulls CHI 30 20 24 26 100 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 26 30 21 25 102
03/29/22 Chicago Bulls CHI 28 23 24 32 107 Under
Washington Wizards WAS 23 23 27 21 94
01/07/22 Washington Wizards WAS 32 34 29 27 122 Over
Chicago Bulls CHI 37 36 34 23 130
01/01/22 Chicago Bulls CHI 25 27 34 34 120 Over
Washington Wizards WAS 32 32 24 31 119

Wizards Vs Over/Under

Bulls Vs Over/Under

Wizards Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/14 vs HOU 119-135L 32 29 13 93
03/12 vs MEM 97-94W 28 26 13 78
03/10 vs MIA 110-108W 40 35 15 81
03/08 @ CHA 112-100W 54 25 11 89
03/06 @ ORL 109-119L 35 26 9 88
03/04 vs UTA 115-127L 43 26 15 94
03/01 vs LAC 115-140L 39 29 9 98
02/29 vs LAL 131-134L 45 35 15 102
02/27 @ GSW 112-125L 41 34 20 94
02/25 @ CLE 105-114L 40 29 9 93

Bulls Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/14 @ LAC 111-126L 36 28 13 86
03/13 vs IND 132-129W 48 22 11 92
03/11 @ DAL 92-127L 43 19 13 90
03/09 vs LAC 102-115L 38 27 12 86
03/07 vs GSW 125-122W 40 29 14 89
03/06 vs UTA 119-117W 39 29 7 91
03/04 vs SAC 113-109W 32 28 9 86
03/01 @ MIL 97-113L 44 25 12 86
02/28 @ CLE 132-103W 74 29 16 98
02/27 @ DET 95-105L 39 22 6 98

Starting Lineups

Wizards Notable Injuries

  • Tyus Jones (PG): Avg: 11.8pts, 2.7reb, 7.1ast, 28.7 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 4.1
  • Marvin Bagley III (C): Avg: 11.4pts, 6.1reb, 1.2ast, 20.8 minutes. Last game: 03/04/24. Impact: 4.7
  • Landry Shamet (SG/SF): Avg: 7.1pts, 1.3reb, 1.2ast, 15.7 minutes. Last game: 03/10/24. Impact: 1.6
  • Justin Champagnie (SG): Avg: 2.8pts, 0.2reb, 0.2ast, 4.8 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 0.9

Bulls Notable Injuries

  • Coby White (PG): Avg: 19.3pts, 4.8reb, 5.2ast, 36.6 minutes. Last game: 03/13/24. Impact: 5.9
  • Alex Caruso GTD (SG/SF): Avg: 9.8pts, 3.7reb, 3.1ast, 27.6 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 4.7
  • Torrey Craig OUT (PF): Avg: 5.8pts, 4.3reb, 1.1ast, 19.8 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 2.2
  • Julian Phillips (SF/PF): Avg: 2.2pts, 0.9reb, 0.3ast, 8.1 minutes. Last game: 03/13/24. Impact: 1.3
  • Andrew Funk (SG): Avg: 0.0pts, 0.0reb, 0.0ast, 1.4 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 0.0

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Wizards Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #19 #18 #19 #15 -0.5%
PF #29 #27 #20 #30 14.8%
PG #26 #21 #19 #28 11.5%
SF #28 #21 #21 #25 10.5%
SG #22 #29 #25 #26 7.7%

Bulls Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #17 #3 #7 #10 -6.3%
PF #16 #24 #25 #21 6.9%
PG #30 #5 #12 #17 2.8%
SF #30 #22 #14 #30 23.2%
SG #7 #23 #27 #15 -0.3%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
111.8
112.0
Rebounds per Game
40.0
43.9
Assists per Game
28.7
26.4
Steals per Game
7.4
7.0
Blocks per Game
4.0
3.2
Shots per Game
93.5
91.1
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.7
11.6
2-Pt Percentage per Game
52.8
51.2
3-Pt Percentage per Game
33.9
34.8
Turnovers per Game
13.1
11.2
Fouls per Game
17.7
17.2

Recent Trends

  • Onuralp Bitim (SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 64.0% to 18.4, 11.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Richaun Holmes (C): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 112.3% to 23.4, 11.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Kyle Kuzma (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 31.8% to 24.3, 35.6 min average previous 3 games.
  • Isaiah Livers (PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 45.2% to 16.2, 29.7 min average previous 3 games.
  • Julian Phillips (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 33.2% to 14.9, 11.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • Landry Shamet (SG/SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 38.1% to 13.6, 22.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • The Wizards have a 2-game losing streak on the road.

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