Phoenix Suns at Chicago Bulls NBA Picks & Predictions 11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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The Phoenix Suns head to United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Phoenix as 3 point favorites.
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The Suns head into this matchup with a mark of 7-14. They are 4th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -8.9 as they are averaging 107.0 points per contest while giving up 115.9 per game. The Bulls have an overall mark of 3-15. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 94.3 points per contest and giving up 106.9, which is a point differential of -12.6.
Valuable Phoenix Suns Betting Trends
The Phoenix Suns are 8-12-1 against the spread
The Phoenix Suns are 13-8-0 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 8-9-1 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 7-11-0 against the over/under
Key Phoenix Suns Injuries
11/27/17 SG Devin Booker Toe is "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago
10/14/17 PG Brandon Knight Knee is out for season
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/06/17 PG David Nwaba Ankle is out indefinitely
10/17/17 F Nikola Mirotic Facial is out indefinitely
10/12/17 PG Zach LaVine Knee is out indefinitely
Devin Booker comes into this game averaging 22.5 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 87%. T.J. Warren averages 18.6 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.3 assists per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest for Phoenix. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Robin Lopez has scored 12.9 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game this season for the Bulls. He hauls in 5.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Lauri Markkanen averages 14.4 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 30.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.3 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Phoenix averages 107 points per contest this year, which is 13th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -8.86 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 24th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 28th in the NBA. They average 46.6 boards per contest and 19.4 assists per game, which ranks them 5th and 29th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 5th with 16.6 per game. The Suns allow 115.9 points per contest which is 30th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 47.4 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they allow 22.1 assists per game which puts them in 12th place in the league. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 10th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago is 29th in the NBA with 94.3 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -12.56. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 27th in the league. They are 11th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.8 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 21.3. The Bulls are 15th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Bulls give up 106.9 points per game, which ranks them 20th in the league. Their defense is surrendering a 47% shooting percentage and a 39% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 22nd and 28th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 24.7 dimes allowed per game and 25th with 46.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per contest this year.
The Suns are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.2, and their defensive rating of 111.7 is ranked 1st. In terms of pace they are 3rd in the league with 103.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 28th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shots, ranking 26th in the league. Phoenix is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 11th in the league.
Chicago is 13th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 6th in the league. The Bulls are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 96.7, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 46% is 30th. As a team they are 30th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Suns/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Phoenix -3
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