Chicago Bulls vs Orlando Magic 11/26/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Chicago Bulls vs Orlando Magic
Date: Friday, November 26, 2021
Location: Amway Center in Orlando, FL
TV: Bally Sports Florida
The Orlando Magic (4-15) will compete against the Chicago Bulls (12-7) at Amway Center on Friday.
The Bulls took the court against the Rockets and ended up losing by a score of 118-113 in their last game. In regard to fouls, the Bulls finished with 22 while the Rockets recorded 21 fouls. They knocked down 17 of 36 shots from three-point range. Houston finished the game shooting 77.3% from the free throw line by making 17 of 22 tries. Furthermore, Houston pulled down 39 rebounds (7 offensive, 32 defensive) and added 6 blocked shots. Houston recorded 46 assists and had 27 steals for the contest. With respect to defense, Chicago allowed the other team to go 50.0% from the field on 42 of 84 shooting. They also dished out 26 assists in this matchup in addition to creating 6 turnovers and having 12 steals. Pertaining to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 40 with 8 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Bulls buried 10 of their 12 tries for a rate of 83.3%. Chicago wrapped up the game with a 45.8% FG percentage (44 of 96) and knocked down 15 out of their 35 shots from 3-point land.
Lonzo Ball is one guy who came through for this contest. He ended up scoring 19 points on 7 out of 11 shooting. He played 37 minutes played and also pulled down 5 boards. Ball finished 63.6% from the floor and distributed 5 dimes.
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Chicago enters this matchup with a win-loss mark of 12-7 this season. They have an average of 107.4 pts per game (16th in the league) while hitting 45.8% from the floor. The Bulls are connecting on 36.3% on shots beyond the perimeter (197 of 542) and 84.9% from the charity stripe. As a team, Chicago is collecting 43.1 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 425 assists on the campaign, which has them ranked 18th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They are giving up possession 13.0 times per game and as a squad they are committing 18.6 personal fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on defense, the Bulls are forcing 16.3 turnovers per game while drawing 17.8 fouls. They give up 35.6% from beyond the arc and they are 7th in basketball in points per game allowed (104.6). The Bulls are giving up a field goal percentage of 44.6% (724 of 1,625) and they surrender 45.1 boards per contest as a team. They currently rank 8th in the league in allowing assists with 405 relinquished on the season.
The last time they took the court, the Magic took a loss by a final score of 106-99 when they played the Hornets. The Magic recorded 41 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards totaling 51 for this game. They also turned the ball over 14 times, while getting 5 steals for this game. The Hornets committed 10 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Magic to the charity stripe for a total of 10 shots. They were able to make 8 of the free throws for a percentage of 80.0%. When it comes to shooting from distance, Orlando converted 15 of their 42 tries (35.7%). When this game wrapped up, the Magic walked away from this one shooting 38 out of 93 from the field which had them at 40.9%. The Magic permitted the Hornets to convert 39 of 93 attempts from the field which left them shooting 41.9% for the game. They went 29.3% from behind the 3-point line by going 12 out of 41 and ended up going 16 out of 21 from the free throw line (76.2%). In regard to attacking the glass, Orlando allowed Charlotte to snag 37 in total (12 on the offensive side).
Wendell Carter ended up having an impact for the Magic in this contest. He buried 6 out of 9 for the contest for a field goal rate of 66.7%, and had 11 rebounds. Carter had 14 points in his 32 mins on the court and accounted for 2 assists in this contest.
Orlando has a win-loss record of 4-15 on the season. On the offensive side of the court, the Magic are shooting 41.4% from the floor, which ranks them 28th in basketball. Orlando has 1,915 pts so far this season (100.8 per game) and they pull in 45.1 rebounds per game. They are earning an assist 21.8 times per contest (25th in the league) and they are turning it over 15.6 times per contest. The Magic commit 20.5 fouls every game and they hit 75.9% from the free throw line.
The Orlando defense surrenders 34.4% from downtown (248 of 721) and opponents are converting on 74.3% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 25.4 dimes and 47.0 boards on a nightly basis, which is ranked 26th and 22nd in the league. The Magic are ranked 24th in basketball in points given up per game with 110.6. They are forcing 13.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and allow teams to shoot 45.4% from the field (21st in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Orlando and under the total points
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