Portland Trail Blazers at Chicago Bulls
Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8:00 PM (United Center)
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The Portland Trail Blazers head to Chicago on Monday, for a matchup with the Bulls in what should be a good game between a team from the Eastern Conference and a team from the Western Conference. In Portland’s last game, they were defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers by the score of 110-104. Damian Lillard led the way for the Trail Blazers scoring 23 points while going 7 of 20 from the field and 5 of 6 at the free throw line. Lillard also led the Trail Blazers in rebounds in the game, pulling in 8 with 3 coming offensively. Lillard also led Portland in assists, recording 8 while playing a total of 37 minutes in the game.
The Trail Blazers enter Monday’s game with a record of 5-12 and are in 5th place in the Northwest Division. Portland is led by point guard Damian Lillard who is averaging a team leading 28.3 points per game on the season. Lillard is also the team leader in assists and is averaging 7.2 assists per game. Hassan Whiteside leads the Trail Blazers in rebounding and is averaging 12 per game. The Trail Blazers enter Monday’s game with 2 players listed on their injury report as Jusuf Nurkic is listed as out while Hassan Whiteside is day to day.
The Bulls welcome the Trail Blazers to Chicago after winning their last game against the Charlotte Hornets by the score of 116-115. Zach LaVine led the Bulls in points on the night with 49 while shooting 17 of 28 from the field and 2 of 2 from the free throw line. Wendell Carter Jr. led the Bulls in rebounds with 11, with 5 coming offensively. Tomas Satoransky led Chicago in assists on the night with 8 in the 28 minutes that he played against the Hornets.
The Bulls enter Monday’s game with a record of 6-11 and are currently sitting in 3rd place in the Central Division. Zach LaVine has been the Bulls leading scorer on the year and is averaging 21.2 points per game. Wendell Carter Jr. has been Chicago’s leading rebounder as he as averaged 9.8 rebounds per game. Tomas Satoransky has led the Bulls in assists per game on the year and is averaging 5 assists per game. The Bulls enter Monday’s game with just 1 player listed on their injury report as Otto Porter Jr. is listed as out.
Portland is scoring 112.5 points per game while allowing 116.3 points per game. Chicago is scoring 107.9 points per game while allowing 110.5 points per game. In their last 5 games, Portland is 1-4 and have lost 4 games in a row while Chicago is 2-3. From the looks of it, neither team will be going far this year, but it’s still early. I see the Bulls coming out on top in this one, they are playing at home and have played a bit better than the Trail Blazers so far this season. Bulls win 116-112 and cover the spread.