Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls Prediction, 11/13/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Sunday, November 13, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
The Chicago Bulls welcome the Denver Nuggets at United Center on Sunday.
The Nuggets took the court against the Pacers and notched a win by a score of 122-119 in their last contest. Denver ended the contest having earned a 48.9% field goal percentage (43 of 88) and made 12 of 28 shots from downtown. At the charity stripe, the Nuggets knocked down 24 of their 26 tries for a rate of 92.3%. Regarding grabbing rebounds, they compiled 47 with 11 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 27 dimes for this game as well as forcing 18 turnovers and getting 10 steals. Regarding the defense, Denver allowed 46.9% from the field on 45 of 96 shooting. Indiana totaled 28 assists and had 9 steals in the game. In addition, Indiana had 44 rebounds (11 offensive, 33 defensive) and had 7 blocks. Indiana ended up shooting 78.9% at the charity stripe by burying 15 of 19 shots. They made 14 of their 42 shots from beyond the arc. When it comes to fouls, the Nuggets ended up walking away with 15 while the Pacers totaled 23 fouls.
Aaron Gordon is someone who was a factor in the game. Gordon walked away from this one shooting 62.5% from the floor and also distributed 6 dimes. He played for 34 mins and collected 16 rebounds. He notched 18 points on 5 out of 8 shooting.
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Denver will play this contest with a record of 8-3 this season. They turn it over 16.5 times per game and as a basketball team they are committing 18.5 personal fouls every game. As a team, Denver is pulling down 45.5 boards per game and is sitting with 317 dimes on the season, which is 5th in basketball in terms of passing the rock. The Nuggets are shooting 42.0% on three-point attempts (146 of 348) and 73.8% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 116.7 pts per contest (6th in basketball) while connecting on 50.1% from the field.
On defense, the Nuggets have forced 14.7 turnovers per game while drawing 20.1 fouls. They are ranked 14th in basketball in allowing assists with 292 surrendered for the season. The Nuggets are allowing an opponent FG percentage of 48.2% (470 of 976) and they concede 41.5 rebounds per game as a squad. They give up 35.3% on three-point shots and they are ranked 20th in the NBA in PPG allowed (114.4).
In their last game, the Bulls went home defeated by a final of 115-111 when they faced the Pelicans. The Bulls recorded 29 defensive rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 35 for the game. They turned it over 15 times, while getting 5 steals in this game. The Pelicans committed 18 fouls in this matchup which got the Bulls to the charity stripe for a total of 18 shots. They were able to make 16 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 88.9%. In reference to shooting from downtown, Chicago made 7 out of their 27 attempts (25.9%). When all was said and done, the Bulls ended up shooting 44 out of 87 from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.6%. The Bulls permitted the Pelicans to bury 42 out of 84 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 50.0% for the matchup. They shot 15.8% from three-point range by going 3 of 19 and walked away from this one shooting 28 of 36 from the charity stripe (77.8%). In reference to rebounds, Chicago permitted New Orleans to collect 50 overall (13 on the offensive side).
DeMar DeRozan ended up having an impact for the Bulls for the game. DeRozan had 33 points in his 37 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 3 assists in the matchup. He buried 14 out of 26 for the matchup for a field goal rate of 53.8%, and totaled 3 rebounds.
Chicago has a mark of 6-7 so far this year. The Bulls are committing 20.4 fouls every game and they shoot 85.2% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 24.2 times per contest (18th in the league) and they are turning it over 15.5 times per game. Chicago has earned 1,448 pts on the season (111.4 per contest) and they pull in 43.6 boards per contest. As an offensive team, the Bulls are shooting 46.4% from the field, which ranks 19th in the NBA.
The Bulls on defense are ranked 11th in basketball in points given up per game with 109.8. They are able to force 16.5 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 46.6% from the floor (16th in basketball). The Chicago defense allows 36.6% on 3-point attempts (152 of 415) and their opponents are knocking down 78.9% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 26.6 dimes and 42.8 boards per game, which ranks them 24th and 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Denver
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