Friday, November 4, 2016
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The New York Knicks travel to United Center to play the Chicago Bulls on Friday, November 4, 2016. The Knicks come into this game with an overall record of 1-3. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -13.5 as they are averaging 96.8 points per game while giving up 110.3 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 3-1. They currently are 2nd in the Central Division. They are averaging 110.3 points per game and surrendering 98.8, good for a point differential of 11.5.
Carmelo Anthony comes into this contest averaging 21 points per game while playing 33 minutes per night so far this season for the Knicks. He pulls down 5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Kristaps Porzingis averages 14.5 points per game in 31.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for New York. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Jimmy Butler averages 21.3 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Dwyane Wade averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
New York averages 96.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 27th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -13.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 21st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 14th in the league. They average 49.2 rebounds per game and 19.2 assists per game which ranks them 27th and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 14.8 per game. The Knicks allow 110.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 25th and 28th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 60.8 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 23.5 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the league.
Chicago averages 110.2 points per game this year which ranks them 4th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 11.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 8th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 3rd in the NBA. They average 60 rebounds per game and 26.5 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 4th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 22nd with 15.8 per game. The Bulls allow 98.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the league. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 14th and 13th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44.5 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 24.5 assists per contest which puts them in 27th place in the league. The Bulls force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the NBA.
The Knicks have an offensive rating of 98.3 and a defensive rating of 112.1. In terms of pace they average 98.4 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 27% of their shots. New York turns the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Bulls rating on offense is 114.5 and they have a defensive rating of 102.6. They get 96.3 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 27% of their shot attempts. Chicago turns the ball over on 13.8 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 50%.
New York Knicks Betting Trends
The New York Knicks are 1-3-0 against the spread
The New York Knicks are 1-3-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 3-1-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 1-3-0 against the over/under
New York Knicks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/03/16 F Doug McDermott Concussion "?" Friday vs. New York
11/01/16 PG Michael Carter-Williams Knee expected to miss 4-6 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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