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san antonio spurs vs chicago bulls prediction 12/08/2023 sport preview

San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls Prediction & Betting Tips 12/8/2023

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San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls 12/8/2023:
  • Take the Bulls on the moneyline
  • The Bulls should also cover at -2.5
  • Our NBA model projects 211 points, and we suggest taking the under

San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls Preview

Betting on today’s Bulls and Spurs game? Catch the action at Frost Bank Center in San Antonio, TX, as the Spurs hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on NBCS.

The Bulls are the favored team in this non-conference contest against the Spurs. The game’s over/under currently sits at 225.5 points. Check out BetCoco for San Antonio Spurs – Chicago Bulls odds

San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls Head-to-Head and Key Stats

The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Spurs and Bulls have gone in favor of the Spurs, putting together a record of 6-4. The last three times that the Spurs have hosted the Bulls, the over/under record is 0-3 with the teams combining for an average of 242 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.

  • In their last five games away from home, the Bulls have a straight up record of 0-5 while going 1-4 vs. the spread. The team averaged 105 points per game in this stretch.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, San Antonio has an ATS record of 2-3 while averaging 103 per game. The team went 0-5 overall in these games.
  • Through their last three games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have a strong record vs the spread going 2-1. Their straight up mark in these contests is 0-3.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Chicago has an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 5-5 straight up.

San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls Prediction

So far this season, the Bulls has a record of 8-14, as they look to get closer to the .500 mark vs. the Spurs. Across 22 games, the Bulls have a 6-9 record when facing Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 2-5 record in non-conference games.

Chicago comes in with an overall ATS record of 9-13 so far this season. The Bulls currently have a two game ATS win streak as the underdog and are 3-6 vs. the spread as the favorite.

The Bulls have recorded an 12-10-0 in terms of their over/under record for this season. The average over/under line in their games stands at 219.7, and they have a 0.6 differential against the over/under line for this season.

Coming off their recent game, the Bulls offense tallied 111 points in a matchup against the Hornets. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.2%, and they made 12 threes. Chicago’s offense is currently one of the slower paced teams in the NBA, at 96.3 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 17th in attempts and 19th in three-point shooting percentage.

At present, the Bulls’ defense is ranked 15th, allowing 112.5 points per game.

So far this season, the Bulls’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 18th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 22.5 times per game vs. Chicago.

So far this season, the Spurs have a record of just 3-17, as they look to pick up a win over the Bulls. The team is presently 15th in the Western Conference and 5th in the Southwest division.

San Antonio currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 8-12 at this point. On the road, the Spurs have an ATS record of 4-6 compared to a 4-6 record vs. the spread at home.

So far over half of the Spurs’ games have surpassed the over/under lines, putting their over/under record at 13-7-0. Their played games maintain an ongoing average of 245.0 points per game, alongside an average over/under line of 230.8.

The Spurs offense is coming off a game where they scored 94 points against the Timberwolves. They posted a field goal percentage of 37.6% and connected on 8 threes. The team’s top scorer is Victor Wembanyama, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 18.9, while Keldon Johnson also carries a PPG average of 16.8 into the game.

The Spurs’ defense is presently ranked 28th in the league, allowing an average of 122.8 points per contest.

The San Antonio defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.9% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.6% of their field goal attempts vs. San Antonio.

Based on our analysis, we foresee the Bulls winning the game with a predicted score of 109-102.

San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls Betting Tips

  • Take the Bulls on the moneyline
  • The Bulls should also cover at -2.5
  • Our NBA model projects 211 points, and we suggest taking the under

San Antonio Spurs Injury Report

No Injuries Reported

Chicago Bulls Injury Report

  • Zach LaVine – Foot – Out
  • Alex Caruso – Toe – Probable
  • Lonzo Ball – Knee – Out
  • Torrey Craig – Knee – Probable

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