Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets head to United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 20-61. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -6.3 as they are averaging 106.2 points per game while giving up 112.5 per contest. The Bulls have an overall record of 40-41. They currently are 4th in the Central Division. They are averaging 102.8 points per game and surrendering 102.8, good for a point differential of 0.0.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 41-38-2 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-39-2 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 41-40-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 32-49-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
04/10/17 F Quincy Acy Ankle expected to miss Wednesday vs. Chicago
04/10/17 G Sean Kilpatrick Hamstring expected to miss Wednesday vs. Chicago
03/05/17 G Joe Harris Concussion out for season
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
04/10/17 PG Rajon Rondo Wrist "?" Wednesday vs. Brooklyn
Sean Kilpatrick comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 25.1 minutes per night so far this year for the Nets. He pulls down 4 rebounds per contest and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Brook Lopez averages 20.5 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Dwyane Wade averages 18.5 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 3.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jimmy Butler averages 23.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.2 rebounds per contest and 5.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
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Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 106.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 12th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -6.33 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 16.5 per game. The Nets allow 112.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 18th and 20th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 47 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 23 assists per contest which puts them in 16th place in the league. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 9th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 102.8 points per game this year which ranks them 23rd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.05 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 34% which is good for 26th in the NBA. They average 46.1 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per contest which ranks them 3rd and 14th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 19th with 13.5 per game. The Bulls allow 102.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 7th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 15th and 6th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 43.2 rebounds a game which ranks 12th and they give up 23.7 assists per contest which puts them in 22nd place in the league. The Bulls force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Nets have an offensive rating of 104.4 and a defensive rating of 110.7. In terms of pace they average 101.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Brooklyn turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Bulls rating on offense is 107.4 and they have a defensive rating of 107.4. They get 95.2 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 49%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Chicago turns the ball over on 12.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 12.3 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +8.5
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