Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday, November 24, 2015. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 203.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 8-4 and a road record of 3-3. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 1.1 as they are averaging 100.5 points per game while giving up 99.4 per contest. The Trail Blazers have an overall record of 6-9 and a home record of 3-3. They currently are 4th in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 101.1 points per game and surrendering 101.8, good for a point differential of -0.7.
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 21 points per game in 36.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.3 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Damian Lillard averages 25.5 points per game while playing 37.5 minutes per contest this year for the Trail Blazers. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 7.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. C.J. McCollum averages 20.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Chicago averages 100.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 22nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 5th in the league. They average 56.3 rebounds per game and 22.2 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 14.2 per game. The Bulls allow 99.4 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 16th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 58.2 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the league.
Portland averages 101.1 points per game this year which ranks them 14th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 9th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 53.5 rebounds per game and 20 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Trail Blazers rank 18th with 15.1 per game. The Trail Blazers allow 101.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 53.4 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the league. The Trail Blazers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 4-8-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-9-0 against the over/under
Portland Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Trail Blazers are 8-7-0 against the spread
The Portland Trail Blazers are 8-6-1 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/23/15 PG Aaron Brooks Hamstring expected to miss Tuesday vs. Portland
11/23/15 PG Derrick Rose Ankle "?" Tuesday vs. Portland
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Portland Trail Blazers Injuries
11/12/15 C Meyers Leonard Shoulder out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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