A pair of conference rivals face off on Wednesday, March 20 as the Bulls (20-52, 8-27 home) host the Wizards (30-41, 8-27 away) at 8:00 p.m. EST at United Center.
These two teams have met two times this year, with the Wizards winning once. The last time they clashed on February 10th, 2019, Washington won 134-125 behind 31 points from Bradley Beal.
The Wizards began as 2.0-point favorites for this match up, with a projected point total of 235. Visit one of our most trusted sportsbooks to make a wager today. Washington is 34-37-0 against the spread this season and 43-28-0 over/under. Chicago, meanwhile, is 32-39-1 ATS and 35-37-0 over/under.
Washington enters the game ranked 27th in the league in defensive rating. They’re giving up 116.9 points per game and are holding opponents to 47.0% from the floor and 37.0% from beyond the arc. Offensively, they’re averaging 114.3 points and are 27th in rebounds and fifth in assists.
On the flip side, Chicago ranks 29th in offensive rating. The Bulls are averaging 105.3 points per game on 43.0% shooting and are 25th in rebounds and 27th in assists. Defensively, they’re giving up 113.1 points per game and are eighth in field goals allowed and 25th in three-pointers allowed.
Both squads have been active lately. The Bulls are fresh off of a 101-116 win vs the Suns in Phoenix in which they were 4 for 16 from deep and won the war on the glass 57-45.
The Wizards, meanwhile, are fresh off a 95-116 loss against the Jazz in Washington in which they dished out 20 assists and came up with nine steals. Jabari Parker torched the Jazz for 19 points.
All told, the Wizards have won five of their last ten games and are 11th in the Eastern Conference, while the Bulls have have come out on the losing end of seven of their previous ten and are 13th in the Eastern Conference.