Bulls vs. Knicks - 3/23/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (28-43) at Chicago Bulls (36-33)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN, MSG
The New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls meet Wednesday night at the United Center.
The New York Knicks could use a win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The New York Knicks are averaging 98.5 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 101.4 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Carmelo Anthony is averaging 21.8 points and 4.2 assists while Kristaps Porzingis is averaging 13.9 points and 7.2 rebounds. Arron Afflalo is dishing two assists and Robin Lopez is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The New York Knicks are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. The Knicks are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.1 rebounds per game. The New York Knicks have lost 10 of their last 13 road games.
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The Chicago Bulls look for another win after winning six of their last nine games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 101.8 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 102.9 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 21.7 points and 4.5 assists while Pau Gasol is averaging 17 points and 11.2 rebounds. Derrick Rose is dishing 4.9 assists and Doug McDermott is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37 percent from beyond the arc and 78.5 percent from the free throw line. The Bulls are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.1 rebounds per game. The Chicago Bulls have won five of their last six home games.
The Knicks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Wednesday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 2 days rest. The Bulls are 4-12 ATS in their last 16 games playing on 1 days rest and 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. NBA Atlantic. The Knicks are 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Chicago.
The Knicks have given up on the season quite some time ago, and the Bulls are playing well at home and still fighting for a playoff spot. Give me the home team by double digits.