Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls Prediction, 2/6/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Sunday, February 6, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
The Philadelphia 76ers (31-21) are hitting the road to United Center on Sunday where they will attempt to defeat the Chicago Bulls (33-19).
The 76ers played the Mavericks and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 107-98 in their last contest. In reference to fouls, the 76ers finished with 22 while the Mavericks racked up 10 fouls. They also converted 10 out of their 34 attempts from 3-point land. Dallas went 82.6% from the charity stripe by making 19 of 23 tries. Moreover, Dallas had 29 rebounds (11 offensive, 18 defensive) and got 5 blocks. Dallas earned 40 dimes and had 22 steals for this contest. When discussing defense, Philadelphia allowed their opponent to shoot 45.9% from the field on 39 out of 85 shooting. They also distributed 23 assists for the game while forcing 0 turnovers and having 5 steals. Concerning grabbing boards, they compiled a total of 36 with 6 of them being offensive. When they shot from the free throw line, the 76ers converted 17 of 23 tries for a rate of 73.9%. Philadelphia wrapped up the game having earned a 51.4% FG percentage (36 of 70) and converted 9 out of their 27 3-point attempts.
Joel Embiid is one guy who was a factor in the game. Embiid ended up going 41.2% from the floor and dished out 4 dimes. He saw the court for 33 mins played and also pulled down 13 boards. He finished with 27 points on 7 out of 17 shooting.
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Philadelphia will enter this contest with a record of 31-21 for the year. They are averaging 107.6 pts per game (21st in the NBA) while hitting 46.5% from the field. The 76ers are hitting 35.5% on three-point attempts (573 of 1,612) and 80.9% from the free throw line. As a unit, Philadelphia is snagging 42.2 boards per game and is sitting with 1,201 dimes so far this year, which is 23rd in basketball in terms of passing the ball. They are losing possession via turnover 12.5 times per game and as a team they commit 19.2 personal fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the 76ers are forcing their opponents into 13.5 turnovers per game while drawing 18.9 personal fouls. They relinquish 34.1% on three-point shots and they rank 8th in the league in opponents PPG (105.6). The 76ers are giving up a shooting percentage of 45.0% (2,036 of 4,526) and they concede 45.2 rebounds per game as a unit. They are currently ranked 5th in the league in giving up assists with 1,204 relinquished on the year.
In their last game, the Bulls got the victory with a final of 122-115 against the Pacers. When discussing cleaning up the glass, Chicago permitted Indiana to grab 27 in total (10 on the offensive side). They finished 44.4% from 3-point land by going 12 of 27 and walked away from this one shooting 9 out of 9 from the free throw line (100.0%). The Bulls allowed the Pacers to make 47 of 95 tries from the field which gave them a percentage of 49.5% for the contest. When the final whistle blew, the Bulls ended up shooting 49 for 90 from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 54.4%. With regard to shooting from distance, Chicago buried 6 out of their 26 tries (23.1%). They were able to knock down 18 of the free throw tries for a rate of 78.3%. The Pacers were called for 12 personal fouls for the game which got the Bulls to the charity stripe for a total of 23 shots. They turned it over 9 times, while earning 5 steals in this contest. The Bulls corralled 33 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds for a total of 43 for the game.
Nikola Vucevic ended up being a factor for the Bulls in the game. Vucevic accumulated 36 points in his 37 mins on the court and tallied 4 assists for this contest. He buried 16 out of 21 in the game giving him a field goal percentage of 76.2%, and had 17 rebounds.
Chicago has a win-loss record of 33-19 for the season. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulls are hitting on 47.8% from the floor, which ranks 2nd in the league. Chicago has scored 5,807 pts so far this season (111.7 per game) and they pull down 43.1 boards per game. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 24.5 times per contest (12th in the league) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 13.1 times per contest. The Bulls are committing 18.8 fouls per contest and they hit 81.2% from the free throw line.
The Bulls on the defensive end are ranked 17th in the league in points given up per game with 109.8. They are forcing their opponents into 13.7 TO's per game and allow teams to shoot 46.4% from the floor (22nd in basketball). The Chicago defense gives up 36.5% on 3-point shots (611 of 1,674) and their opponents are connecting on 79.8% of their free throw shots. They have conceded 24.7 dimes and 43.8 total rebounds per game, which ranks 20th and 12th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Chicago
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