Boston Celtics at Chicago Bulls Matchup 3/23/2024

The Boston Celtics (56-14) face the Chicago Bulls (34-36) on March 23, 2024 at United Center. The Celtics are favorites by eight points as they enter the matchup winners of eight in a row and are 8-2 in their last 10 games. The matchup has an over/under of 221.5 points.

Matchup

Game Spread Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Teams Team Rating Open Closing Open Closing Open Closing Line Moves
Boston Celtics Celtics
85
-7 (-112)
-5 (-115)
221 pts
219 pts
0
-205
line-movement
Chicago Bulls Bulls
74
+7 (-108)
+5 (-105)
0
+170

Odds Comparison

Over/Under History
Season Home Away
35-36-0 18-17-0 17-19-0
37-31-1 18-16-1 19-15-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
220 or Less 3-2-1 2-1-1 1-1-0 13-17-0 8-9-0 5-8-0
220.5 to 225 10-6-0 4-0-0 6-6-0 7-9-0 3-3-0 4-6-0
225.5 to 229 10-6-2 7-4-0 3-2-2 7-6-0 3-5-0 4-1-0
229.5 to 235 7-6-0 3-4-0 4-2-0 5-2-0 1-1-0 4-1-0
235.5 to 240 6-4-0 4-3-0 2-1-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 1-0-0
240.5 and over 3-5-0 0-2-0 3-3-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0
Against the Spread(ATS) History
Season Home Away
39-29-3 20-14-1 19-15-2
35-36-0 16-20-0 19-16-0
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
-10.5 or More 10-8-0 10-8-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 0-1-0 1-1-0
-7 to -10 8-4-1 8-4-1 0-0-0 7-7-0 3-2-0 4-5-0
-3.5 to -6.5 3-2-0 2-2-0 1-0-0 12-8-0 5-2-0 7-6-0
-0.5 to -3 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0 2-7-0 1-6-0 1-1-0
0 to 3 2-3-0 0-0-0 2-3-0 5-4-0 3-3-0 2-1-0
+3.5 to +6.5 8-5-0 0-0-0 8-5-0 7-7-0 3-5-0 4-2-0
+7 to +10 4-4-2 0-0-0 4-4-2 1-1-0 1-1-0 0-0-0
+10.5 or more 4-2-0 0-0-0 4-2-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 24-11 68.6% 54.3 118.9
Favorite 55-13 80.9% 56.6 121.1
After Losses 12-1 92.3% 65.4 123.7
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 18-17 51.4% 45.7 111.5
Underdog 15-26 36.6% 48.8 111.7
After Win 8-15 34.8% 52.2 110.8

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
111.3 28.1 26.9 28.6 27.7
113.7 27.7 29 28.1 28.9
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
110.2 27.3 27.9 28.7 26.3
102.9 25.6 26.4 26.8 24.1
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
117 30.2 29.6 28.6 28.6
111.4 28.2 28.9 28.5 25.8
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter
113.5 27.7 27.6 29.9 28.3
112.4 28.9 28.2 28.1 27.2

Boston Celtics Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
3/6/24 BOS 104 @ CLE 105 +8.5 217 42.4% 12 14 39.5% 13 43.3% 11 8 47.6% 8
2/28/24 BOS 117 vs PHI 99 -11.5 231.5 52.7% 37 9 22.7% 14 39.4% 12 8 33.3% 9
2/14/24 BOS 118 @ BKN 110 +8 226.5 51.8% 23 7 40.5% 13 49.4% 26 7 45.5% 12
2/11/24 BOS 110 @ MIA 106 +8 225 50.6% 17 6 41% 9 41.2% 15 14 30% 7
2/8/24 BOS 125 vs ATL 117 -12 244 52.7% 11 6 34.7% 14 42.2% 20 13 31.7% 9

Chicago Bulls Last 5 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Spread Over/Under FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV FG% FTA ORB 3P% TOV
2/29/24 CHI 132 vs CLE 123 +5.5 217 40% 38 25 35.1% 16 43.3% 19 5 40.7% 12
2/28/24 CHI 95 vs DET 105 -10.5 223 39.8% 18 15 6.9% 6 49.3% 23 8 37.8% 18
2/11/24 CHI 108 @ ORL 114 -5 218 43.4% 14 18 32.4% 8 46.6% 26 13 33.3% 15
2/9/24 CHI 118 @ MEM 110 +5.5 217 54.4% 22 8 46.2% 14 46.2% 13 9 39.1% 9
2/1/24 CHI 117 @ CHA 110 +6 214.5 51.7% 22 11 37.9% 9 44.4% 17 9 34.8% 9

Celtics vs. Bulls Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS
  • Favorite: Celtics (-8)
  • Total: 221.5

Celtics vs. Bulls Matchup Statistics

  • The 121.1 points per game the Celtics record are 7.4 more points than the Bulls allow (113.7).
  • The Celtics are outscoring opponents by 11.7 points per game with a +822 scoring differential overall. They put up 121.1 points per game (second in the NBA) and allow 109.4 per outing (sixth in the league).
  • The Bulls have a -115 scoring differential, falling short by 1.6 points per game. They're putting up 112.1 points per game, 21st in the league, and are allowing 113.7 per outing to rank 14th in the NBA.
  • Boston is posting 123.3 points per game at home. On the road, it is averaging 118.9 points per contest.
  • Chicago is scoring fewer points at home (111.5 per game) than away (112.7).
  • The Celtics have been putting up 120.1 points per contest in their last 10 times on the court, an average that's slightly lower than the 121.1 they've scored over the course of the 2023-24 season.
  • The Bulls are scoring 114.8 points per contest over their last 10 games, which is 2.7 more than their average for the season (112.1).

Celtics vs. Bulls Previous Meetings

Celtics vs Bulls (Last 10 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
2/22/2024 Celtics -8.5 224 -360 +285 129-112 BOS
11/28/2023 Celtics -13 219.5 -850 +575 124-97 BOS
1/9/2023 Celtics -9 236 -390 +320 107-99 BOS
11/21/2022 Celtics -5.5 230 -215 +185 121-107 CHI
11/4/2022 Celtics -7.5 223.5 -280 +235 123-119 BOS
10/24/2022 Celtics -5.5 226 -215 +185 120-102 CHI

Celtics Leaders

  • Jaylen Brown averages 23.4 points, 5.6 boards and 3.6 assists, shooting 50.4% from the floor and 35.8% from downtown, with 2.1 made treys per contest.
  • Derrick White's numbers on the season are 15.4 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game, shooting 46.2% from the field and 39.8% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2.7 made treys.
  • Kristaps Porzingis' numbers on the season are 20.3 points, 6.9 boards and 1.9 assists per game, shooting 51.5% from the field and 37.3% from beyond the arc, with an average of 2 made 3-pointers.
  • Payton Pritchard's numbers on the season are 8.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3 assists per contest, shooting 44.8% from the floor and 39.1% from downtown, with an average of 1.8 made treys.
  • Sam Hauser averages 8.5 points, 3.4 boards and 0.9 assists, shooting 45.6% from the field and 43% from downtown (eighth in league), with 2.4 made 3-pointers per game.

Bulls Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan is averaging 23.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.2 assists for the Bulls.
  • The Bulls are getting 18.2 points, 10.7 boards and 3.3 assists per game from Nikola Vucevic.
  • The Bulls are receiving 19.4 points, 4.7 boards and 5.2 assists per game from Coby White.
  • Andre Drummond averages 8.3 points, 8.8 boards and 0.5 assists. He is sinking 54.7% of his shots from the field.
  • The Bulls receive 11.8 points per game from Ayo Dosunmu, plus 2.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists.

Celtics vs. Bulls Injury Report

  • Celtics Injuries: Jay Scrubb: Out (Knee), Jrue Holiday: Out (Shoulder), Al Horford: Out (Toe), Jayson Tatum: Out (Ankle)
  • Bulls Injuries: Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee), Patrick Williams: Out (Foot), Zach LaVine: Out (Ankle), Julian Phillips: Out (Foot), Alex Caruso: Probable (Ankle), Coby White: Probable (Hip)