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The 42-33 Chicago Bulls will travel to play the 25-52 Detroit Pistons in an NBA pro basketball game on Sunday afternoon. Tip off time from Detroit is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The NBA odds from this pro basketball game will come out on Sunday afternoon as Joakim Noah and Marco Belinelli are questionable for Chicago with injuries.
This will be the fourth meeting of the year between the Bulls and Pistons with the Bulls winning all three games. Each team covered the point spread in their road game.
Chicago has a road record of 20-17 on the season. The Bulls win his second straight after an 87-86 home victory on Friday to the Orlando Magic as a -8 point betting favorite. The game finished under 192 points. The Bulls survived a 40.2% shooting game and made 8 of 20 three pointers. They allowed the Magic 42.5% from the floor and pulled down eight less rebounds than Orlando. Chicago was aided to victory by making 13 of 14 free throws which was critical in a close game. Nate Robinson came off the bench for 19 points and five assists as he made 8 of his 17 shots. The Bulls are an outstanding defensive team and have survived by good defense in the wake of the injury to Derrick Rose. On offense the team is 30th and last in the NBA by pushing across just 92.8 points a game. The team hits on 43.6% from the field this year ranking 27th and fourth to last in the league. In the Eastern conference the Bulls sit in the fifth seed trailing the fourth seeded Brooklyn Nets by one game with just seven games remaining.
The Pistons are 15-23 playing at home. They drop their second straight and fifth in six games after a 107-101 road defeat on Sunday to the Minnesota Timberwolves as a +6 point underdog to close out a four game road trip. The total landed over 195 points. Detroit wasted a 53.3% shooting night and 6 of 15 from the three point line. They give up 43.4% shooting to the Timberwolves and lose because Detroit gave away the game with 24 turnovers. Brandon Knight led the Pistons with 25 points and six assists as he made 9 of his 15 shots. The team is 4-19 since the All Star break. Defensively the team has crumbled.
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