Sacramento Kings at Chicago Bulls NBA Picks & Parlay 12/1/2017
Friday, December 1, 2017
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The Sacramento Kings head to United Center to take on the Chicago Bulls on Friday, December 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has Chicago as 2.5 point favorites.
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The Kings come into this game with an overall record of 6-15. They are 5th in the Pacific Division. They currently have a point differential of -10.8 as they are averaging 94.7 points per game while giving up 105.5 per contest. The Bulls have an overall mark of 3-16. They currently are 5th in the Central Division. They are averaging 94.6 points per contest and giving up 106.7, which is a point differential of -12.1.
Valuable Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings are 8-11-2 against the spread
The Sacramento Kings are 11-10-0 against the over/under
Important Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
The Chicago Bulls are 8-10-1 against the spread
The Chicago Bulls are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Key Sacramento Kings Injuries
10/18/17 F Harry Giles Knee is out indefinitely
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
Buddy Hield averages 12.1 points per contest in 22.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 3.8 rebounds per contest for Sacramento. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%. De'Aaron Fox comes into this game averaging 10.2 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per night so far this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Lauri Markkanen averages 14.3 points per game this year and he's on the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 8.2 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Robin Lopez has scored 12.7 points per contest while playing 29.7 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 49% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Kings allow 105.5 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 29th and 29th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 44.8 rebounds a game which ranks 23rd, and they allow 24.3 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Sacramento averages 94.7 points per contest this year, which is 29th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -10.76 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 28th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 7th in the NBA. They average 39.2 boards per contest and 20 assists per game, which ranks them 29th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 20th with 14.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls give up 106.7 points per game, which ranks them 18th 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 28th with 24.7 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 46.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 2nd in the league in forcing turnovers with 13 per contest this year. Chicago is 30th in the NBA with 94.6 points per contest this season. They are 30th in the league in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -12.16. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 27th in the league. They are 13th in the NBA in rebounding with 44.6 boards per contest and 20th in assists per game with 21.6. The Bulls are 16th in turnovers per contest with 15.
The Kings are 29th in the league in defensive rating with 111, and their offensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 2nd. They are 28th in the NBA in pace with 95 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 29th. As a unit they are 29th in the league in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 25% of their shot attempts, ranking 30th in the NBA. Sacramento is 14th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 1st in the NBA.
Chicago is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 6th in the league. The Bulls are 30th in the NBA in offensive rating with 97, and their defensive rating of 109.5 is ranked 8th. In terms of pace they are 17th in the league with 96.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% 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 10th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Chicago -2.5 and under 194.5 total points
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