Chicago Bulls vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, 11/30/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Chicago Bulls vs Phoenix Suns
Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Location: Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ
TV: Bally Sports Arizona
Footprint Center is where the Phoenix Suns will play the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.
The Bulls took the court against the Jazz and walked away with a win by a score of 114-107 in their last contest. With respect to personal fouls, the Bulls ended up with 17 while the Jazz totaled 17 personal fouls. They also buried 19 of their 49 attempts from long range. Utah ended up shooting 40.0% at the charity stripe by converting 6 of 15 tries. Furthermore, Utah snagged 45 rebounds (9 offensive, 36 defensive) and got 3 blocks. Utah distributed 30 dimes and had 5 steals for this game. In regard to defense, Chicago allowed their opponent to shoot 48.2% from the field on 41 out of 85 shooting. They also doled out 21 assists for this game as well as creating 14 turnovers and having 6 steals. With regard to grabbing rebounds, they earned 50 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. At the charity stripe, the Bulls knocked down 22 of their 25 tries for a rate of 88.0%. Chicago ended the game having earned a 46.2% field goal percentage (43 of 93) and made 6 of 22 shots from downtown.
DeMar DeRozan is someone who was a major factor in this game. He was able to score 26 points on 9 out of 20 shooting. He was on the court for 36 mins and snagged 4 boards. DeRozan finished 45.0% from the floor and dished out 6 dimes.
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Chicago enters this contest with a mark of 9-11 for the season. They have an average of 112.0 points per game (17th in the NBA) while shooting 46.9% from the floor. The Bulls are connecting on 36.3% on shots from beyond the arc (211 of 582) and 83.3% from the free throw line. As a team, Chicago is snagging 43.5 rebounds per game and has accounted for 493 dimes for the season, which ranks 19th in basketball in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 14.8 times per game and as a unit they are committing 20.1 personal fouls per contest.
On the defensive end of the court, the Bulls are forcing 16.2 turnovers per game and they draw 19.4 fouls. They concede 37.5% on three-point shots and they are 13th in basketball in points per game allowed (111.8). The Bulls defensively are allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 47.4% (813 of 1,716) and they surrender 43.0 rebounds per game as a basketball team. They are 22nd in basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 540 surrendered for the campaign.
When they last played, the Suns got the victory with a final of 122-117 against the Kings. The Suns pulled down 34 defensive boards and 11 offensive rebounds totaling 45 for this contest. They also turned it over 17 times, while earning 9 steals for the matchup. The Kings earned 15 fouls in the matchup which got the Suns to the free throw line for a total of 14 attempts. They were able to bury 12 of them for a percentage of 85.7%. With respect to shots from beyond the arc, Phoenix made 10 of 32 tries (31.3%). Overall, the Suns finished 50 for 94 from the field which gave them a rate of 53.2%. The Suns allowed the Kings to bury 46 of their 88 tries from the floor which gave them a rate of 52.3% for the contest. They shot 36.0% from beyond the arc by connecting on 9 of 25 and ended up going 16 out of 18 from the charity stripe (88.9%). In the matter of team rebounding, Phoenix permitted Sacramento to grab 37 in all (8 on the offensive glass).
Devin Booker ended up being important for the Suns for this game. He made 17 out of 28 in this contest giving him a field goal percentage of 60.7%, and had 8 rebounds. Booker earned 44 points in his 41 minutes on the court and had 4 dimes in this contest.
Phoenix has a mark of 14-6 on the year. The Suns have committed 21.5 fouls per contest and they connect on 81.0% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 27.3 times per contest (8th in basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.4 times per contest. Phoenix has scored 2,299 pts on the campaign (115.0 per game) and they pull down 43.4 boards per contest. As an offense, the Suns are hitting on 47.5% from the floor, which is 10th in the league.
The Suns are ranked 6th in the league in PPG surrendered with 108.2. They are forcing their opponents into 16.1 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 45.9% from the field (9th in the league). The Phoenix defense allows 37.5% on shots from beyond the perimeter (226 of 602) and their opponents are converting on 80.5% of their free throw shots. They surrender 23.1 dimes and 42.1 rebounds every game, which is ranked 5th and 8th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago
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