Monday, February 6, 2017
Sleep Train Arena
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The Chicago Bulls travel to Sleep Train Arena to play the Sacramento Kings on Monday, February 6, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Chicago as 3 point favorites.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 25-26. They are 3rd in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 0.4 as they are averaging 102.4 points per game while giving up 102.0 per contest. The Kings have an overall record of 20-31. They currently are 3rd in the Pacific Division. They are averaging 103.1 points per game and surrendering 106.1, good for a point differential of -3.0.
Dwyane Wade comes into this contest averaging 18.9 points per game while playing 30.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jimmy Butler averages 24.6 points per game in 36.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.8 assists per contest and 6.5 rebounds per game for Chicago. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Darren Collison averages 13 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Kings. He grabs 2 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. DeMarcus Cousins averages 28.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.6 rebounds per contest and 4.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
Chicago averages 102.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 55.3 rebounds per game and 21.1 assists per game which ranks them 2nd and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 13.5 per game. The Bulls allow 102 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 17th and 19th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.8 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 23.8 assists per contest which puts them in 25th place in the league. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 25th in the league.
Sacramento averages 103.1 points per game this year which ranks them 22nd in the league. Their average scoring margin is -3 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 16th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 13th in the NBA. They average 49.6 rebounds per game and 22.4 assists per contest which ranks them 27th and 15th respectively. In the turnover department the Kings rank 19th with 14.3 per game. The Kings allow 106.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 21st in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 23rd and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 50.3 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 21st place in the league. The Kings force 14.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 11th in the NBA.
The Bulls have an offensive rating of 107.4 and a defensive rating of 107. In terms of pace they average 94.9 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 23% of their shots. Chicago turns the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions and they force 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%.
The Kings rating on offense is 108 and they have a defensive rating of 111.1. They get 94.4 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 51%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shot attempts. Sacramento turns the ball over on 13.3 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.7 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 25-26-0 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 19-32-0 against the over/under
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 27-24-0 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 23-28-0 against the over/under
Chicago Bulls Injuries
02/05/17 F Cristiano Felicio Leg out indefinitely
02/05/17 G Jimmy Butler Heel "?" Monday vs. Sacramento
Sacramento Kings Injuries
02/01/17 G Garrett Temple Hamstring expected to miss 2-3 weeks
01/19/17 F Rudy Gay Achilles out for season
01/17/17 F Omri Casspi Calf expected to miss 1-2 weeks
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago -3
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