New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls NBA Parlay 11/12/2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Lauri Markkanen and the Chicago Bulls (3-7, 5th in the Central Division) play the New York Knicks (2-8, 5th in the Atlantic Division) at United Center on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The line on this matchup has Chicago as 6.5 point favorites. The total opens at 216.
The Knicks are covering the spread 50.0% of the time, having gone 5-5-0 ATS. Chicago is covering 40.0% of the time, going 4-6-0 against the spread.
Key New York Knicks Injuries
11/11/2019 Kadeem Allen SG Knee Game Time Decision
11/10/2019 Mitchell Robinson C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Nov 14
11/10/2019 Jr PG Personal Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
11/10/2019 Elfrid Payton PG Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
11/9/2019 Reggie Bullock SG Back Expected to be out until at least Nov 20
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/8/2019 Jr SF Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 12
Marcus Morris averages 18.1 points per game in 34.3 minutes per contest. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 5.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%. Julius Randle comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per night. He pulls down 10.0 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 at 63%.
Zach Lavine averages 19.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 4.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Lauri Markkanen averages 14.9 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Knicks allow 109.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 15th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 16th and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.2 rebounds a game which ranks 15th, and they give up 23.1 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 8th in the league. New York averages 99.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 29th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -10.1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 30th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 12th in the league. They average 46.7 rebounds per game and 19.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 10th and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 13th with 16.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 110.0 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 23.4 assists allowed per contest, and 29th with 50.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 30th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 19.5 per game. Chicago is 25th in the league with 105.4 points per game this year. They are 27th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -4.6. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 25th in the NBA. They are 27th in the league in rebounding with 42.4 boards per game and 21st in assists per contest with 23.0. The Bulls are 26th in turnovers per game with 14.4.
The Knicks are 30th in the league in defensive rating with 110.5, and their offensive rating of 100.3 is ranked 22nd. They are 27th in the NBA in pace with 98.9 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 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 21st in the NBA. New York is 12th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 53%, which is 8th in the NBA.
Chicago is 26th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 9th in the league. The Bulls are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 102.7, and their defensive rating of 107.2 is ranked 16th. In terms of pace they are 14th in the league with 102.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 27th. As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 13th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Knicks/Bulls NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take New York -6.5
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