Friday, November 25, 2016
Wells Fargo Center
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Wells Fargo Center to play the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, November 25, 2016. The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 9-6. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.7 as they are averaging 105.3 points per game while giving up 99.7 per contest. The 76ers have an overall record of 4-11. They currently are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They are averaging 98.1 points per game and surrendering 106.9, good for a point differential of -8.9.
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Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Jimmy Butler averages 25.8 points per game in 35.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.1 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
Ersan Ilyasova averages 11.5 points per game while playing 24.9 minutes per contest this year for the 76ers. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Joel Embiid averages 17.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Chicago averages 105.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 11th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 17th in the league. They average 57.2 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 13.1 per game. The Bulls allow 99.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.5 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 23.3 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Philadelphia averages 98.1 points per game this year which ranks them 24th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 25th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 53.9 rebounds per game and 22.3 assists per contest which ranks them 10th and 11th respectively. In the turnover department the 76ers rank 30th with 17.9 per game. The 76ers allow 106.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 20th and 8th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 54.4 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 22.7 assists per contest which puts them in 19th place in the league. The 76ers force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 21st in the NBA.
The Bulls have an offensive rating of 111.2 and a defensive rating of 105.2. In terms of pace they average 94.8 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Chicago turns the ball over an average of 11.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%.
The 76ers rating on offense is 98 and they have a defensive rating of 106.9. They get 97.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 50%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shot attempts. Philadelphia turns the ball over on 16.1 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.1 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 10-5-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 6-9-0 against the over/under
Philadelphia 76ers Betting Trends
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-6-0 against the spread
The Philadelphia 76ers are 9-6-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/22/16 F Paul Zipser Back doubtful Tuesday vs. Denver
11/17/16 F Doug McDermott Concussion out indefinitely
11/01/16 PG Michael Carter-Williams Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/22/16 F Ben Simmons Knee out indefinitely
10/21/16 C Nerlens Noel Knee out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Philadelphia +7
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