[8:10 PM] Pistons @ Bulls

Who will WIN this matchup?

Detroit Pistons (14-15)

@ Chicago Bulls (13-13)


The line for this game is Bulls by 3 points.

The Chicago Bulls are enduring a three-game losing streak in a stretch with losses in six of eight and found a new low in a 95-69 home loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. The Bulls, who were booed by their own fans on the way off the court after Friday’s loss, with try to bounce back when they host the Detroit Pistons on Monday.

Detroit leads the Eastern Conference in scoring defense, allowing an average of 96.9 points, but surrendered 113.5 in the last two losses. Jackson was one of the bright spots on Saturday with 19 points and 10 assists in his first double-double since returning to the lineup on Dec. 4.

Chicago was outscored 34-15 in the first quarter on Friday and never made a push to get back into the game as Dwyane Wade (12 points on 5-of-14 shooting) was the only starter to score in double figures. Butler’s seven points marked the first time this season he failed to score in double figures.

Pistons SF Tobias Harris is 2-of-15 from 3-point range in the last four games.

Chicago PF Nikola Mirotic fell out of the rotation and did not play in the last two games.

Detroit earned a 102-91 home win over Chicago on Dec. 6 despite Butler’s 32 points.


StreakSmarts Pick: Detroit Pistons  

Confidence: 5/10

StreakSmarter Pick