Bulls vs. Suns - 12/7/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Phoenix Suns (8-12) at Chicago Bulls (11-6)
NBA Basketball: Monday, December 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls -6 -- Over/Under: 204 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSAZ, CSNC
The Phoenix Suns and Chicago Bulls square off Monday night at the United Center.
The Phoenix Suns are desperate for a victory after losing eight of their last 10 games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 106.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 22.2 points and 6.5 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 21.7 points and 4.4 rebounds. Markieff Morris is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Jon Leuer is dishing 1.2 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are coming off a Sunday loss to the Grizzlies in which they shot 43.9 percent from the field and had 18 turnovers. The Phoenix Suns have lost 14 of their last 17 road games.
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The Chicago Bulls look to keep rolling after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 98.7 points on 42.1 percent shooting and allowing 98 points on 40.9 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 20.5 points and 5.3 rebounds while Pau Gasol is averaging 14.4 points and 10.8 rebounds. Derrick Rose is dishing 6.1 assists and Nikola Mirotic is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37.8 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Bulls are allowing just 39.8 percent shooting in their last five games and have won nine straight when allowing less than 100 points. The Chicago Bulls have won five of their last seven home games.
The Suns are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 0 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games. The Bulls are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. The Suns are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
We're going to continue fading the Suns on the road, as they're simply not a good basketball team outside of Phoenix. I'll take the Bulls to win comfortably at home.