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chicago bulls vs miami heat prediction 11/20/2023 sport preview

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Prediction & Betting Tips 11/20/2023

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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 11/20/2023:
  • Take the Heat on the moneyline
  • The Heat should also cover at -1.5
  • Projecting a combined 222 points, we like the over

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Preview

Planning on watching today’s Heat and Bulls game? Catch the action at United Center in Chicago, IL, as the Bulls hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on NBCS.

The Heat are the favorites in this Eastern conference matchup the against the Bulls. The over/under for the game is set at 210 points. Check out BetCoco for Chicago Bulls – Miami Heat odds

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Heat and Bulls did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Bulls have the leg up at 2-1. The Bulls also had the edge vs. the spread in these games, at 2-1. These games averaged a combined total of 201 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-3.

  • Across their last five road contests, Miami has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-1-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 110 points per game.
  • Through their last five home games, Chicago has an ATS record of just 2-3. However, their overall record was 1-4 while averaging 105 points per game.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Bulls have a straight up record of 4-6 and an ATS mark of 6-4.
  • Across their last three matchups as the betting favorite, the Heat have an overall record of 2-1 while going 1-1-1 against the spread.

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Prediction

Facing the Bulls today, the Heat look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 8-5. In their 13 games, the Heat have gone 5-4 against Eastern Conference teams and 3-1 in non-conference action.

So far, Miami’s ATS record is below .500 at 5-7. On the road, the Heat have an ATS record of 4-3, as opposed to a 1-4 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Heat have achieved an over/under record of 5-8-0 so far this season. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 205.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 220.2.

Most recently, the Heat’s offense finished with just 97 points vs. the Bulls. For the game, they hit 12/36 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 42.9%. Offensively, the Heat hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 22nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 12th in terms of percentage and 18th in three-pointers made.

This season, the Heat defense has been impressive, holding the 7th position in the league while permitting an average of 109.6 points per contest.

Opponents are hitting 53.5% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 38.3% of their three-point attempts.

Over the Bulls’ last five games, they are 2-3 and come in with an overall record of 5-9. On the road this season, the Bulls have posted a 1-4 record, whereas they have a 4-5 record at home.

Chicago arrives with an ATS record of 6-8 for the season up to this point. The Bulls currently have a three game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 2-6 vs. the spread as the favorite.

The Bulls have recorded an 6-8-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 228.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 220.

Compared to their season average of 107.2 points per game, the Bulls struggled in their previous game. Against the Heat, the Bulls scored 102 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.4%. Bulls has been good on the offensive glass this season, pulling down 11.3 offensive rebounds per game. Their three-point percentage this season is 34% while ranking 28th in terms of pace.

At present, the Bulls’ defense is ranked 8th, allowing 110.5 points per game.

So far this season, the Bulls’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 11th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 23.0 times per game vs. Chicago.

Our projections indicate that the Heat should come out top with a projected score of 113-109.

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Betting Tips

  • Take the Heat on the moneyline
  • The Heat should also cover at -1.5
  • Projecting a combined 222 points, we like the over

Chicago Bulls Injury Report

  • Alex Caruso – Toe – Probable
  • Lonzo Ball – Knee – Out
  • Dalen Terry – Patella – Doubtful

Miami Heat Injury Report

  • Tyler Herro – Ankle – Out
  • R.J. Hampton – Knee – Out

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