Bulls vs Wizards Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/11/2020
Game: Chicago Bulls vs Washington Wizards
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C.
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Odds/Point Spread: Washington -3
Coby White and the Chicago Bulls (19-35, 3rd in the Central Division) travel to Capital One Arena on Tuesday where they'll take on the Washington Wizards (18-33, 3rd in the Southeast Division). The spread on this matchup has Washington as 3 point favorites. The O/U has been set at 228.5.
The Bulls cover the spread 45.3% of the time, having gone 24-29-1 ATS. Washington is covering the spread 50.0% of the time, going 25-25-1 against the spread.
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/08/19 SF Otto Porter Jr. Foot is out indefinitely
02/09/20 SG Denzel Valentine Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs Washington
02/04/20 PG Kris Dunn Knee is out indefinitely
01/24/20 PF Lauri Markkanen Pelvis is out indefinitely
01/09/20 F Wendell Carter Jr. Ankle is out indefinitely
Key Washington Wizards Injuries
10/18/19 PG John Wall Achilles is out indefinitely
02/09/20 C Thomas Bryant Foot is out indefinitely
Coby White comes into this game averaging 11.1 points per contest while playing 24.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Zach Lavine averages 25.0 points per contest in 34.5 minutes per game. He averages 4.1 assists per game and 4.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Ish Smith scores 10.8 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Bradley Beal averages 29.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.5 rebounds per game and has 6.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Useful Team Statistics
Chicago averages 106.2 points per contest, which is 26th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -2.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 25th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 24th in the NBA. They average 42.4 boards per contest and 23.1 assists per game, which ranks them 28th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 6th with 15.3 per game. The Bulls allow 109.2 points per contest, which is 12th in the NBA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 14th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 46.0 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 25.4 assists per game which puts them in 24th place in the league. They force 18.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 30th in the NBA.
Useful Team Statistics
Washington is 5th in the NBA with 115.5 points per contest this season. They are 15th in the league in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is -4.98. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 10th in the league. They are 27th in the NBA in rebounding with 42.5 boards per contest and 10th in assists per game with 25.5. The Wizards are 22nd in turnovers per contest with 13.8. The Wizards give up 120.4 points per game, which ranks them 30th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 27th in those defensive statistics. They rank 27th with 25.8 dimes allowed per game and 23rd with 46.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Wizards are 21st in the league in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 25th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 16th in the league with 99.6 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 24th. As a team they are 26th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 10th in the league. Chicago is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 6th in the league.
Washington is 24th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 56%, which is 2nd in the NBA. The Wizards are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 116.6, and their offensive rating of 111.8 is ranked 30th. They are 6th in the NBA in pace with 102.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 18th. As a unit they are 17th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 22nd in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Bulls/Wizards NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Washington -3
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