Friday, November 20, 2015
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Oracle Arena to play the Golden State Warriors on Friday, November 20, 2015. The opening line for this game has Golden State as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 207.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 8-3 and a road record of 3-2. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 101.1 points per game while giving up 98.8 per contest. The Warriors have an overall record of 12-0 and a home record of 7-0. They currently are 1st in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 114.2 points per game and surrendering 98.8, good for a point differential of 15.3.
Derrick Rose comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Jimmy Butler averages 20.4 points per game in 36.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Stephen Curry averages 33.7 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year for the Warriors. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 92%. Klay Thompson averages 15.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 93%.
Chicago averages 101.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 18th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 57.5 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.5 per game. The Bulls allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 59.1 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Golden State averages 114.2 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 1st spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 53.8 rebounds per game and 29.6 assists per contest which ranks them 15th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Warriors rank 22nd with 15.6 per game. The Warriors allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Warriors force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the NBA.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-8-0 against the over/under
Golden State Warriors Betting Trends
The Golden State Warriors are 7-5-0 against the spread
The Golden State Warriors are 5-7-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/19/15 PG Aaron Brooks Hamstring injured last game, doubtful Friday vs. Golden State
11/19/15 PG Derrick Rose Ankle doubtful Friday vs. Golden State
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/19/15 G Klay Thompson Back probable Thursday vs. LA Clippers
11/19/15 PG Shaun Livingston Hip is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. LA Clippers
10/29/15 F Kevon Looney Hip out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Golden State
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