Wednesday, November 18, 2015
US Airways Center
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The Chicago Bulls travel to US Airways Center to play the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 200.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 7-3 and a road record of 2-2. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.9 as they are averaging 100.9 points per game while giving up 99 per contest. The Suns have an overall record of 6-4 and a home record of 5-2. They currently are 2nd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 105.8 points per game and surrendering 100.2, good for a point differential of 5.6.
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 19.2 points per game in 35.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.1 assists per contest and 5.1 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Brandon Knight averages 20.2 points per game while playing 34.4 minutes per contest this year for the Suns. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Eric Bledsoe averages 23 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Chicago averages 100.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.9 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 57.6 rebounds per game and 22.1 assists per game which ranks them 3rd and 10th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 13.9 per game. The Bulls allow 99 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 11th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 1st and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 60.3 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21.6 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Phoenix averages 105.8 points per game this year which ranks them 3rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 59.2 rebounds per game and 19.4 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 24th respectively. In the turnover department the Suns rank 28th with 17.2 per game. The Suns allow 100.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 10th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 51 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 18.9 assists per contest which puts them in 2nd place in the league. The Suns force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the NBA.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 3-7-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-7-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 7-3-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/17/15 PG Derrick Rose Ankle left last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Phoenix
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/16/15 F Markieff Morris Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Chicago
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix
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