Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls Prediction, 10/29/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
United Center is the site where the Chicago Bulls will attempt to beat the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
The 76ers faced off with the Raptors and ended up losing by a score of 119-109 in their last game. Philadelphia finished the contest having earned a 50.6% FG percentage (40 out of 79) and made 16 out of their 36 3-point shots. From the free throw line, the 76ers buried 13 of 19 tries for a percentage of 68.4%. In regard to rebounding, they compiled 34 with 4 of them being of the offensive variety. They also dished out 29 assists in the game as well as forcing the other team into 9 turnovers and getting 6 steals. With regard to the defense, Philadelphia allowed 54.8% from the floor on 46 of 84 shooting. Toronto earned 32 assists and had 9 steals in the matchup. Furthermore, Toronto had 39 rebounds (6 offensive, 33 defensive) and earned 2 blocks. Toronto ended up shooting 78.6% from the free throw line by knocking down 11 of their 14 attempts. They converted 16 of 37 attempts from downtown. Regarding personal fouls, the 76ers ended up with 12 and the Raptors accumulated 21 personal fouls.
Tyrese Maxey is someone who was important in this game. He had 31 points on 12 out of 21 shooting. He played 43 mins played and pulled down 5 rebounds. Maxey walked away from this one shooting 57.1% from the floor and earned 6 dimes.
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Philadelphia enters this matchup with a record of 1-4 on the year. They average 107.8 pts per game (26th in basketball) on 47.0% from the field. The 76ers are shooting 37.5% on 3-pointers (63 of 168) and 81.0% from the free throw line. As a unit, Philadelphia is snagging 37.6 boards per game and is sitting with 113 dimes on the season, which is 16th in the NBA in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 11.4 times per game and as a unit they are committing 17.2 personal fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the 76ers are able to force 12.2 turnovers per contest while drawing 20.8 fouls. They surrender 35.2% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 13th in the league in PPG from their opponents (111.0). The 76ers defensively are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 48.3% (207 of 429) and they concede 42.6 rebounds per contest as a team. They are currently ranked 21st in basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 134 conceded this year.
The last time they took the court, the Bulls went home victorious with a score of 124-109 when they faced the Pacers. The Bulls snagged 35 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 44 for the game. They turned it over 17 times, while getting 10 steals in the game. The Pacers committed 18 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Bulls to the free throw line for a total of 24 tries. They were able to convert 22 of those for a clip of 91.7%. In relation to shots from beyond the arc, Chicago made 16 of their 30 attempts (53.3%). Overall, the Bulls finished shooting 43 for 87 from the field which had them sitting at 49.4%. The Bulls permitted the Pacers to make 37 out of their 86 tries from the floor which had them shooting 43.0% in this game. They finished 40.0% from three-point range by shooting 16 of 40 and finished the contest at 19 out of 24 from the free throw line (79.2%). When it comes to rebounding, Chicago allowed Indiana to pull down 38 overall (6 offensive).
Zach LaVine ended up being a major contributor for the Bulls in the game. He made 6 of 13 for this game for a rate of 46.2%, and had 6 rebounds. LaVine accumulated 28 points in his 35 mins on the hardwood and accounted for 5 dimes in this game.
Chicago has a mark of 3-2 so far this year. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bulls are hitting on 44.9% from the field, which has them ranked 24th in the NBA. Chicago has accounted for 556 pts on the campaign (111.2 per game) and they collect 44.6 boards per game. They are getting an assist 24.8 times per contest (15th in the league) and they turn it over 14.0 times per game. The Bulls have committed 20.6 personal fouls per game and they shoot 84.2% from the free throw line.
The Bulls on defense are ranked 8th in basketball in PPG allowed with 109.8. They have forced 17.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 46.4% from the field (16th in the league). The Chicago defense surrenders 42.6% on shots from beyond the perimeter (72 of 169) and opponents are knocking down 82.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They allow 27.2 assists and 43.2 rebounds every game, which ranks 23rd and 12th in the league.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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