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oklahoma city thunder vs chicago bulls prediction 11/22/2023 sport preview

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls Prediction & Betting Tips 11/22/2023

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls 11/22/2023:
  • We like the Bulls on the moneyline (+232)
  • The Bulls are also our pick on the spread at +7
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls Preview

Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Bulls and Thunder. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Thunder at Paycom Center in Oklahoma City, OK. Get ready to place your bets!

The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 224.5 points, and the Thunder are favored to win at home against the Bulls. Check out BetCoco for Oklahoma City Thunder – Chicago Bulls odds

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Over the last three times that the Thunder have hosted the Bulls, they have gone 2-1. Across the last three head to head matchups between the Bulls and Thunder, the teams have averaged 234 points per game with an over/under record of 3-0. The last three times they have faced off with the Thunder as the home team, the OU record is 2-1.

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Bulls have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-5 vs. the spread. The team averaged 105 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last five home games, Oklahoma City has averaged 120 points per game while allowing 105. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1 while going 4-1 vs. the spread.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Chicago has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • The Thunder have played well in their last three games as the betting favorite, going 3-0 straight up and 3-0 against the spread.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls Prediction

So far this season, the Bulls have a record of just 5-10, as they look to pick up a win over the Thunder. At this time, the team’s rank is 12th in the Eastern Conference, and they are also 4th in the Central division.

Chicago has an overall ATS record of 6-9 as they come into today’s game. This season, Chicago has a 2-6 record against the spread when they are the favorites, and they are 4-3 as underdogs.

The Bulls have had over half of their games remain below the over/under lines, with their over/under record sitting at 7-8-0. Across the games they’ve played, the combined scoring average is 228.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 219.3.

The Bulls’ offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 100 points against the Heat. In that game, they made 11/37 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 45.7%. The team’s scoring leader is Zach LaVine, who holds an average of 21.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, DeMar DeRozan is averaging 21 points per game this season.

Currently, the Bulls’ defense holds the 10th rank in the NBA, allowing 111.0 points per game.

Inside the arc, the Bulls defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.6% and 37.0% from three-point territory.

Coming into today’s matchup, the Thunder is focused on adding to their five game winning streak, with an overall record of 10-4. The team is presently 3rd in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Northwest division.

The Thunder have covered the spread successfully in their previous five games and maintain an overall ATS record of 11-3. The Thunder currently have a three game ATS win streak as the favorite and are 6-1 vs. the spread as underdogs.

In regard to their over/under record, the Thunder have gone 7-7-0 so far this season. The games they’ve played have an ongoing average of 228.0 points per game, with an average over/under line of 229.7.

The Thunder offense is coming off a game where they scored 134 points against the Trail Blazers. They posted a field goal percentage of 60.5% and connected on 22 threes. Offensively, the Thunder hold a season-long field goal percentage of 50%, placing them 1st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 1st in terms of percentage and 12th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Thunder’s defense is ranked 9th, allowing 110.8 points per game.

Oklahoma City’s defense is currently forcing 13.9 turnovers per game, which is 18th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 8th in blocked shots, with an average of 5.8 rejections per game.

Even though they are 7 point underdogs, we see the Bulls winning this game by a score of 110-109.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls Betting Tips

  • We like the Bulls on the moneyline (+232)
  • The Bulls are also our pick on the spread at +7
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Oklahoma City Thunder Injury Report

  • Jalen Williams – Hip – Out

Chicago Bulls Injury Report

  • Zach LaVine – Foot – Probable
  • Alex Caruso – Toe – Probable
  • Lonzo Ball – Knee – Out
  • Patrick Williams – Finger – Probable

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