Monday, November 30, 2015
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Monday, November 30, 2015. The opening line for this game has San Antonio as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 195.
The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 14-3 and a road record of 5-3. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 9.7 as they are averaging 99.4 points per game while giving up 89.7 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 5-1. They currently are 3rd in the Central Division. They are averaging 99.4 points per game and surrendering 98.9, good for a point differential of 0.4.
LaMarcus Aldridge comes into this contest averaging 14.8 points per game while playing 30 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Kawhi Leonard averages 22 points per game in 34.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 7.8 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Derrick Rose averages 13.6 points per game while playing 32.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 5.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Jimmy Butler averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.2 rebounds per contest and 3.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
San Antonio averages 99.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 7th in the league. They average 52.5 rebounds per game and 24.9 assists per game which ranks them 18th and 3rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 14.8 per game. The Spurs allow 89.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 5th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47.1 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 21.1 assists per contest which puts them in 15th place in the league. They force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the league.
Chicago averages 99.4 points per game this year which ranks them 19th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 56.4 rebounds per game and 21.9 assists per contest which ranks them 1st and 9th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 9th with 14.3 per game. The Bulls allow 98.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 2nd and 11th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 59 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. The Bulls force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the NBA.
San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 11-6-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 5-12-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 5-9-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 3-11-0 against the over/under
San Antonio Spurs Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/29/15 PG Aaron Brooks Hamstring expected to miss Monday vs. San Antonio
11/29/15 G Kirk Hinrich Hip "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
09/26/15 G Mike Dunleavy Back expected to miss 8-10 weeks
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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