Chicago Bulls vs Houston Rockets 11/24/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Chicago Bulls vs Houston Rockets
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Location: Toyota Center in Houston, TX
TV: AT&T SportsNet
The Chicago Bulls (12-6) are en route to Toyota Center on Wednesday where they will attempt to defeat the Houston Rockets (1-16).
The Bulls faced the Pacers and took a loss by a final of 109-77 in their last game. Chicago finished having earned a 36.5% FG percentage (31 out of 85) and knocked down 6 out of their 28 3-point attempts. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Bulls buried 9 of 15 shots for a percentage of 60.0%. Pertaining to hauling in rebounds, they earned 38 with 5 of them being of the offensive sort. They also recorded 13 assists in this matchup while forcing the other team into 12 turnovers and having 6 steals. In reference to the defense, Chicago allowed the other team to shoot 44.4% from the field on 40 of 90 shooting. Indiana distributed 59 dimes and had 27 steals for the matchup. On top of that, Indiana pulled down 48 rebounds (11 offensive, 37 defensive) and added 2 rejections. Indiana shot 88.9% at the charity stripe by knocking down 16 of 18 attempts. They also converted 13 of their 31 shots from long range. Concerning fouls, the Bulls ended up walking away with 16 while the Pacers racked up 11 fouls.
DeMar DeRozan is a guy who was a contributor in the matchup. He had 18 points on 8 out of 16 shooting. He was on the court for 27 minutes and totaled 1 board. DeRozan finished shooting 50.0% from the floor and totaled 2 dimes.
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Chicago steps onto the hardwood with a win-loss record of 12-6 so far this season. They average 107.1 points per game (19th in the NBA) on 45.8% from the floor. The Bulls are shooting 35.9% on three-point attempts (182 of 507) and 85.0% from the charity stripe. As a team, Chicago is grabbing 43.3 boards per game and has racked up 399 dimes so far this year, which ranks 19th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. They lose possession via turnover 12.9 times per contest and as a team they are committing 18.4 personal fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Bulls are able to force 16.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.9 personal fouls. They are 8th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 378 surrendered this season. The Bulls defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 44.3% (682 of 1,541) and they concede 45.0 rebounds per contest as a team. They concede 34.9% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 8th in the NBA in PPG allowed (103.9).
The last time they took the court, the Rockets went home defeated by a final of 108-90 when they played the Celtics. The Rockets pulled down 37 defensive rebounds and 4 offensive rebounds for a total of 41 in this matchup. They also coughed it up 14 times, while getting 6 steals in this game. The Celtics were called for 15 fouls in this game which got the Rockets to the free throw line for a total of 24 attempts. They were able to make 17 of them for a clip of 70.8%. Regarding 3-point attempts, Houston buried 11 out of 42 tries (26.2%). When the game finished, the Rockets walked away from this one shooting 31 for 83 from the field which gave them a percentage of 37.3%. The Rockets allowed the Celtics to make 39 out of 91 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 42.9% for the game. They went 34.3% from three-point range by shooting 12 of 35 and walked away from this one shooting 18 out of 19 at the charity stripe (94.7%). In relation to cleaning the glass, Houston allowed Boston to snag 47 in total (11 offensive).
Armoni Brooks pitched in for the Rockets in this matchup. Brooks accumulated 17 points in his 25 minutes on the court and had 2 assists in the matchup. He made 5 of 9 for this game giving him a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and totaled 3 rebounds.
Houston has a record of 1-16 so far this season. The Rockets have committed 19.6 fouls per game and they shoot 68.7% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 20.2 times per contest (29th in the league) and they are turning it over 18.8 times per game. Houston has scored 1,703 points so far this season (100.2 per contest) and they snag 45.3 boards per game. When it comes to executing on offense, the Rockets are connecting on 42.5% from the field, which has them ranked 25th in the NBA.
The Houston defense allows 33.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter (223 of 670) and opponents are connecting on 78.1% of their foul shots. They allow 23.8 assists and 47.5 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 18th and 26th in the NBA. The Rockets on the defensive side of the court are 27th in basketball in points per game surrendered with 111.4. They are forcing their opponents into 14.6 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.1% from the floor (17th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago
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