Tuesday, November 15, 2016
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 6-4. They are 2nd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.4 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 100.8 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 7-4. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.7 points per game and surrendering 111.1, good for a point differential of -2.4.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 4.1 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 90%. Jimmy Butler averages 24.3 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 89%.
C.J. McCollum averages 22.1 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Damian Lillard averages 30.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 4.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 91%.
Chicago averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 13th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 56 rebounds per game and 22.7 assists per game which ranks them 5th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 13.9 per game. The Bulls allow 100.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 9th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 25th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.7 rebounds a game which ranks 3rd and they give up 25 assists per contest which puts them in 28th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Portland averages 108.7 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 6th in the NBA. They average 49.8 rebounds per game and 21.7 assists per contest which ranks them 28th and 13th respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 16th with 14.5 per game. The Blazers allow 111.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 28th in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 12th and 4th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 58.5 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 18.6 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the league. The Blazers force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in the NBA.
The Bulls have an offensive rating of 111.2 and a defensive rating of 105.5. In terms of pace they average 95.5 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 24% of their shots. Chicago turns the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 107.4 and they have a defensive rating of 109.7. They get 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 13 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 6-4-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 4-6-0 against the over/under
Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 8-3-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/14/16 F Doug McDermott Concussion injured last game, expected to miss Tuesday vs. Portland
11/01/16 PG Michael Carter-Williams Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Portland Blazers Injuries
11/13/16 F Al-Farouq Aminu Calf out indefinitely
10/25/16 C Festus Ezeli Knee out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Portland -5
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