Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Suns and Bulls. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Bulls at United Center in Chicago, IL. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 221 points, and the Bulls are the home favorites against the Suns in a non-conference matchup.
PHOENIX SUNS VS CHICAGO BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Phoenix Suns +1
This game will be played at United Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, November 8th.
WHY BET THE PHOENIX SUNS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 112-110 in favor of the Suns.
- Our projections have Kevin Durant finishing with Kevin Durant points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Suns finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.2% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can the Suns Offense Score Enough in Chicago?
The Suns have a below .500 record of 3-4 as they seek to come out on top vs. the Bulls. The Suns have a 2-2 record on the road this season, compared to their 1-2 record when playing at home.
Presently, Phoenix boasts an ATS record of 4-3, which is above .500 against the spread. Phoenix has not been good vs. the spread in their last two home games, and they are 1-2 ATS at home compared to 3-1 on the road.
The Suns offense is coming off a game where they scored 120 points against the Pistons. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 8 threes. In terms of offense, the Suns have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, putting them 23rd in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 8th in percentage and 13th in three-pointers made.
So far, the Suns’ defense is ranked 13thth in the league at 110.4 points per contest. So far this season, the Suns defense has been performing well, ranking 13thth in the NBA at 110.4 points allowed per contest.
Can the Bulls Hold Strong at Home?
Today, the Bulls are entering the action with an overall record of 3-5 and have achieved a 2-1 record over their last three games. Throughout their eight games, the Bulls have posted a 2-2 record against Eastern Conference opponents, while going 1-3 in non-conference matchups.
Chicago’s ATS record sits below .500 (2-6). This season, Chicago has a 1-4 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 1-2 as underdogs.
In their latest game, Chicago’s offense looked good, scoring 130 points against the Jazz. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 51.6% and made 16/19 free throws. Leading the team in scoring is Zach LaVine, who is averaging 22.5 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, DeMar DeRozan also maintains a PPG average of 21.4 heading into game.
The Bulls’ defense is presently ranked 16thth in the league, allowing an average of 113.6 points per contest. So far this season, the Bulls defense has been performing well, ranking 16thth in the NBA at 113.6 points allowed per contest.