Monday, December 7, 2015
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The Phoenix Suns travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Monday, December 7, 2015. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 204.
The Suns come into this game with an overall record of 8-12 and a road record of 3-7. They are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.3 as they are averaging 106.3 points per game while giving up 105.9 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 7-2. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 98.7 points per game and surrendering 98, good for a point differential of 0.7.
Brandon Knight comes into this contest averaging 21.7 points per game while playing 36.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Suns. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Eric Bledsoe averages 22.2 points per game in 35.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Derrick Rose averages 13.7 points per game while playing 33 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 6.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 35% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Jimmy Butler averages 20.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 3.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Phoenix averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 3rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 8th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 3rd in the league. They average 52.9 rebounds per game and 20.6 assists per game which ranks them 16th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 28th with 16.8 per game. The Suns allow 106 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 30th and 27th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 52.9 rebounds a game which ranks 16th and they give up 20.9 assists per contest which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 16.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the league.
Chicago averages 98.7 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 26th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 4th in the NBA. They average 57.6 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 8th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 6th with 14.1 per game. The Bulls allow 98 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 58.4 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 14th place in the league. The Bulls force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 29th in the NBA.
Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 9-11-0 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 12-8-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 6-11-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 4-13-0 against the over/under
Phoenix Suns Injuries
12/06/15 C Tyson Chandler Hamstring out indefinitely
Chicago Bulls Injuries
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Chicago
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