Chicago Bulls vs Golden State Warriors Expert NBA Picks 11/27/2019
Game: Chicago Bulls vs Golden State Warriors
Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Location: Chase Center in San Francisco, CA
TV: NBC Sports Bay Area
Odds/Point Spread: Chicago -5.5
Alec Burks and the Golden State Warriors (3-15, 5th in the Pacific Division) play the Chicago Bulls (6-12, 4th in the Central Division) at Chase Center on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Chicago opens this contest as 5.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 220.
The Bulls cover the spread 38.9% of the time, having gone 7-11-0 ATS. Golden State is covering 44.4% of the time, going 8-10-0 against the spread.
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/25/2019 Luke Kornet PF Nose Game Time Decision
11/20/2019 Jr SF Foot Expected to be out until at least Dec 6
11/12/2019 Cristiano Felicio PF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Dec 21
Key Golden State Warriors Injuries
11/25/2019 Damion Lee SG Hand Game Time Decision
11/25/2019 Draymond Green PF Heel Game Time Decision
11/24/2019 Kevon Looney PF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 29
11/19/2019 Jacob Evans SG Hip Expected to be out until at least Dec 10
11/16/2019 D'Angelo Russell SG Thumb Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
11/12/2019 Stephen Curry PG Hand Expected to be out until at least Mar 5
10/22/2019 Klay Thompson SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
Zach Lavine averages 21.1 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 3.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Lauri Markkanen comes into this contest averaging 13.6 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 36% while his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Eric Paschall averages 16.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 81%. Alec Burks averages 14.4 points per game while playing 27.9 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is at 91%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls allow 110.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 20th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 48.8 rebounds a game which ranks 29th, and they give up 24.7 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the league. They force 18.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the league. Chicago averages 107.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 22nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -3.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 29th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 44.1 rebounds per game and 23.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 21st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 15.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Warriors surrender 117.6 points per contest, which ranks them 26th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 48% shooting percentage and a 40% average from 3-point range, ranking them 28th and 30th in those defensive statistics. They rank 29th with 26.7 assists allowed per contest, and 22nd with 46.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Warriors are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.6 per game. Golden State is 20th in the league with 107.6 points per game this year. They are 26th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.9. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 27th in the NBA. They are 23rd in the league in rebounding with 43.5 boards per game and 13th in assists per contest with 24.5. The Warriors are 24th in turnovers per game with 14.2.
The Bulls are 28th in the league in defensive rating with 108, and their offensive rating of 104.3 is ranked 14th. They are 9th in the NBA in pace with 102.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 26th. As a unit they are 28th in the league in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 11th in the NBA. Chicago is 16th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 12th in the NBA.
Golden State is 25th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 56%, which is 2nd in the league. The Warriors are 24th in the NBA in offensive rating with 105.4, and their defensive rating of 115.1 is ranked 29th. In terms of pace they are 13th in the league with 101.5 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 29th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 27th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Warriors NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Golden State +5.5
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