Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls 11/27/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets, Tips and Prediction
Game: Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: Bally Sports Sun
The Chicago Bulls (12-6) host the Miami Heat (12-6) at United Center on Saturday.
The Heat took the court against the Pistons and earned the victory with a final of 100-92 in their last game. Regarding fouls, the Heat left the arena with 19 while the Pistons accounted for 14 fouls. They made 10 of their 38 shots from distance. Detroit finished the game at 85.7% from the free throw line by converting 12 of 14 tries. In addition, Detroit totaled 26 rebounds (9 offensive, 17 defensive) and added 3 blocked shots. Detroit doled out 35 dimes and had 22 steals in this game. In regard to the defense, Miami let their opponent shoot 41.7% from the field on 35 of 84 shooting. They also dished out 22 assists in the matchup while forcing the opposition into 1 turnovers and getting 9 steals. When talking about pulling down boards, they compiled 51 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Heat converted 21 of their 29 shots for a rate of 72.4%. Miami finished having earned a 46.1% field goal percentage (35 out of 76) and made 9 out of their 29 shots from downtown.
Tyler Herro is someone who was a major factor in the matchup. He had 31 points on 12 out of 21 shooting. He played 33 minutes and totaled 8 rebounds. Herro finished the game shooting 57.1% from the field and recorded 3 assists.
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Miami enters this one with a record of 12-6 for the season. They have an average of 109.2 pts per game (9th in the league) while connecting on 46.4% from the field. The Heat are connecting on 34.6% on shots from 3-point land (205 of 592) and 81.8% from the free throw line. As a unit, Miami is pulling down 47.1 boards per contest and has racked up 432 assists for the campaign, which ranks 8th in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.7 times per contest and as a team they are committing 20.8 fouls per game.
On the defensive end, the Heat have forced 15.2 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.0 fouls. They are conceding 32.9% on shots from distance and they are ranked 2nd in basketball in PPG allowed (101.8). The Heat defensively are giving up a FG percentage of 43.2% (658 of 1,522) and they relinquish 40.4 boards per game as a unit. They currently rank 12th in basketball in giving up assists to the opposition with 395 conceded on the season.
When they last played, the Bulls took a loss by a final score of 109-77 when they faced the Pacers. When talking about rebounding, Chicago allowed Indiana to pull down 48 in total (11 offensive). They finished 41.9% from downtown by going 13 out of 31 and finished the contest at 16 out of 18 at the charity stripe (88.9%). The Bulls permitted the Pacers to convert 40 of 90 tries from the field which had them shooting 44.4% for the contest. Overall, the Bulls ended up going 31 for 85 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 36.5%. With regard to shots from beyond the arc, Chicago knocked down 6 out of 28 attempts (21.4%). They were able to knock down 9 of them for a percentage of 60.0%. The Pacers were called for 11 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Bulls to the charity stripe for 15 tries. They also gave up possession 9 times, while recording 6 steals for the matchup. The Bulls were able to corral 33 defensive boards and 5 offensive boards for a total of 38 for the contest.
DeMar DeRozan ended up being important for the Bulls in this game. DeRozan earned 18 points in his 27 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 2 assists in this matchup. He made 8 of 16 for this game giving him a rate of 50.0%, and tallied 1 rebound.
Chicago has a record of 12-6 this year. The Bulls commit 18.4 fouls per contest and they shoot 85.0% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 22.2 times per contest (22nd in the league) and they cough up possession 12.9 times per game. Chicago has accumulated 1,927 pts so far this season (107.1 per contest) and they grab 43.3 boards per contest. As an offense, the Bulls are shooting 45.8% from the floor, which has them ranked 11th in the NBA.
The Bulls are ranked 8th in the league in PPG allowed with 103.9. They are able to force 16.0 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 44.3% from the floor (13th in basketball). The Chicago defense surrenders 34.9% on shots from beyond the arc (200 of 573) and their opponents are converting on 82.5% of their foul shots. They have surrendered 21.0 assists and 45.0 rebounds every game, which ranks them 2nd and 13th in basketball.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Miami
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