Denver Nuggets vs. Chicago Bulls - 11/22/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Bulls (9-5) at Denver Nuggets (5-8)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Pepsi Center)
The Line: Denver Nuggets -1 -- Over/Under: 208 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago Bulls and Denver Nuggets clash Tuesday night in NBA action at the Pepsi Center.
The Chicago Bulls look to keep the ball rolling after winning six of their last eight games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 105.2 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 98.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 25.1 points and 6.6 rebounds while Dwyane Wade is averaging 18.1 points and 2.9 assists. Taj Gibson is the third double-digit scorer and Doug McDermott is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 82 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 49 rebounds per game. The Chicago Bulls have won four of their last five road games.
USA TODAY Sports
The Denver Nuggets could use a feel good victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Denver Nuggets are averaging 105.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.9 points on 45.8 percent shooting. Wilson Chandler is averaging 17.1 points and 7.2 rebounds while Danilo Gallinari is averaging 16.9 points and 2.2 assists. Emmanuel Mudiay is the third double-digit scorer and Will Barton is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.9 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 49.5 rebounds per game. The Denver Nuggets have lost four of their last six home games.
The Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Nuggets are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Bulls are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Denver and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
The Chicago Bulls are finally starting to play some consistent basketball and have found ways to win on the road this season. The Nuggets have been so up and down to start the season and don't exactly play much different on their home court. You have to side with the better team in this spot and that's easily the Chicago Bulls.