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Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction & Betting Tips 12/30/2023

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Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers 12/30/2023:
  • We like the 76ers on the moneyline (+100)
  • The 76ers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the 76ers versus the Bulls? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at United Center in Chicago, IL.

The over/under for this game is set at 223.5 points, and the Bulls are the home favorites against the 76ers in a Eastern conference matchup. Check out BetCoco for Chicago Bulls – Philadelphia 76ers odds

Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Heading into this week’s matchup, the Bulls have the edge in their recent matchups against Philadelphia, posting a record of 2-1. In the last three games Chicago is averaging 102 points per game compared to 108 for the 76ers.

  • Philadelphia has played well in their previous three road games, going 2-1 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 118 points per game while allowing 112. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Chicago has an ATS mark of 6-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-7 while averaging 112 points per game.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the 76ers have a straight up record of 1-4. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the Bulls have an ATS record of 3-2 in their last five games. In these matchups their, straight up record was 3-2.

Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction

As the 76ers get ready to take on the Bulls, they are 1.5-point underdogs. So far, they are 2-5 as the underdog this season.

Philadelphia’s overall record has them 3rd in the Eastern Conference. Against other teams in the East, the 76ers have gone 16-7 compared to 6-2 in non-conference games.

When playing on the road, Philadelphia has been the betting favorite in 11 of their 15 games. Their average scoring margin on the road is +7.7 points per contest. For the season, they have an average scoring differential of +13.8 PPG at home.

So far, the 76ers have an over/under record of 20-11 in their games. This season, the average over/under line in their games is 229.4. In today’s matchup, the teams will need to combine for fewer points than their over/under line of 223.5. The average combined score in their games is 233.1 points.

When looking at their ATS standings, Philadelphia is 23-8 going into today’s game. The Sixers have also put together two straight covers on the road.

Philadelphia’s offense had a strong showing in their last game, putting up 131 points vs. the Rockets. They shot 52.3% from the field and went 29/33 from the free-throw line. On the season, the 76ers are averaging 11.1 offensive rebounds per game and have a three-point percentage of 37%. In terms of pace, they are ranked 15th.

Philadelphia’s defense has been playing well, ranking 6th in the NBA with 111.1 points allowed per game. When it comes to forced turnovers, the 76ers are forcing 12 per game, which is 5th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 7th in blocked shots at 6 per game.

In the midst of a four-game losing streak, the Bulls will look to bounce back at home today. As 1.5-point favorites, Chicago will be hoping to improve upon their 10th-place standing in the Eastern Conference (14-19).

So far, the Bulls have been the favorite in 12 of their 33 games and have gone 6-6 straight up in those games. When playing at home, Chicago has an average scoring margin of +.6 points per contest and have gone 10-9 at home for the season.

Against the spread, Chicago is slightly below .500 for the season, sitting at 17-16. When playing at home, they have an average ATS record of 0.5, as the favorite, and have gone 10-9 against the spread at home.

Their games have been trending towards the under as of late, combining to go under the OU line in each of their last four games. For the season, the Bulls have an OU record of 17-15-1.

At home this year, the Bulls are 27th in the NBA with an average of 109.9 points per game. Overall, they are 27th in the league with 110 points per game. In their last game, Patrick Williams scored a team-high 22 points while DeMar DeRozan added 21 points.

Chicago’s defense has been playing well, ranking 10th in the NBA with 112.6 points allowed per game. In the terms of takeaways, Bulls are causing 11.3 turnovers per game, ranking 1st in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 20th in rejections, averaging 4.7 blocked shots each game.

Even though they are 1.5 point underdogs, we see the 76ers winning this game by a score of 112-110.

Chicago Bulls vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Tips

  • We like the 76ers on the moneyline (+100)
  • The 76ers are also our pick on the spread at +1.5
  • Our NBA model projects 222 points, and we suggest taking the under

Chicago Bulls Injury Report

  • Nikola Vucevic – Adductor – Out
  • Zach LaVine – Foot – Out
  • Lonzo Ball – Knee – Out
  • Torrey Craig – Right Foot – Out
  • Jevon Carter – Ankle – Probable
  • Patrick Williams – Ankle – Probable
  • Onuralp Bitim – Nose – Out

Philadelphia 76ers Injury Report

  • Nicolas Batum – Hamstring – Probable
  • Joel Embiid – Ankle – Out
  • Kenyon Martin Jr. – Illness – Questionable

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