Betting on today’s Nets and Bulls game? Catch the action at United Center in Chicago, IL, as the Bulls hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBCS. The odds for this Eastern conference game currently have the Bulls as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 220.5 points.
BROOKLYN NETS VS CHICAGO BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Chicago Bulls -4.5
This game will be played at United Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, November 3rd.
WHY BET THE CHICAGO BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-101 in favor of the Bulls.
- Our projections have Zach LaVine finishing with Zach LaVine points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.
- From the field, we have the Bulls finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.6% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can Brooklyn Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?
The Nets’ previous game came against the Heat, where they emerged victorious with a final score of 109-105, bringing their overall record to 2-2.
Brooklyn’s leading scorer was Mikal Bridges, who scored 21 points, while Armoni Brooks contributed 17 points for the Nets against the Heat. Bridges shot 7/16 from the field and 2/7 from three-point range, while Brooks had an impressive performance shooting 6/7 from the field and 5/6 from three-point range.
Looking at the Brooklyn Nets’ most recent game, they had a success rate of 73.1% in free throws, making 19 out of 26 attempts. Furthermore, their field goal percentage was 45.1%, as they made 37 out of 82 shots. Additionally, their three-point shooting success rate was 44.4%, with 16 out of 36 shots made.
On defense vs. the Heat, the Nets allowed 105 points, forced 18 turnovers, recorded 11 steals, had 4 blocked shots, and made 40 defensive rebounds.
Are Chicago Ready for a Home Win?
Chicago comes into today’s game holding the 10th position in the Eastern Conference, with an overall record of 2-3 and a home record of 1-1.
Chicago comes into today’s game having participated in 2 games as the underdog during the 2023-2024 season, with an average scoring margin of -11.7 in those games. Their record against the spread as the underdog is 1-1, while their record against the spread as the favored team is 0-3.
Chicago’s offense is led by Zach LaVine, who has been the top scorer for the Bulls this season (2023-2024) with an effective field goal percentage of 47.4%, 1.2 assists per game, and 24 points per game.
In terms of their performance, the Bulls’ offense has averaged 98.4 possessions per game this season, ranking 15th in the NBA. They currently hold the 28th position in the league with a field goal percentage of 42.6%. Furthermore, they are averaging 105.4 points per game, which places them 15th in the NBA.
Defensively, the Bulls rank 26th in the NBA with an effective field goal percentage allowed of 54.5. In terms of points allowed per game, they rank 17th in the league with an average of 111.8. Additionally, the Bulls rank 23rd in the NBA for blocking shots, with an average of 4.4 blocks per game.