Monday, November 9, 2015
Wells Fargo Center
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, November 9, 2015. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 196.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 4-3 and a road record of 1-2. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of -1.4 as they are averaging 100 points per game while giving up 101.4 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 0-6 and a home record of 0-3. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 92 points per game and surrendering 103.7, good for a point differential of -11.7.
Derrick Rose comes into this contest averaging 13 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 3.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Jimmy Butler averages 20.1 points per game in 36.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Jahlil Okafor averages 19.7 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 69%. Nerlens Noel averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Chicago averages 100 points per contest this season which ranks them 19th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 54.9 rebounds per game and 20 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 14th with 15.1 per game. The Bulls allow 101.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 60.4 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest which puts them in 18th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 27th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 92 points per game this year which ranks them 28th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -11.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 17th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 20th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 19.8 assists per contest which ranks them 25th and 21st respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 28th with 18.2 per game. The 76ers allow 103.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 27th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51.2 rebounds a game which ranks 8th and they give up 25.8 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. The 76ers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 2-5-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 4-2-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/08/15 G Kirk Hinrich Toe "?" Monday vs. Philadelphia
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
11/08/15 F Jerami Grant Eye injured last game, "?" Monday vs. Chicago
11/04/15 F Robert Covington Knee expected to miss 1-2 weeks
10/26/15 F Carl Landry Wrist out indefinitely
10/26/15 PG Kendall Marshall Knee out indefinitely
10/23/15 C Joel Embiid Foot out for season
10/23/15 G Tony Wroten Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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