Two Eastern Conference squads sitting in and out of the playoff places are clashing today, when the Brooklyn Nets (29-27), looking to turn their latest victory into a streak, are hosting the Chicago Bulls (12-42), who have won only once in their last 7 games and want to bounce back.

Date/Time: 02-08-2019, 19:30 EDT

Spread: Brooklyn Nets -8.5

Total: +223.5

Brooklyn Nets have a 29-27 record (31-25 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the 6th place of the East. In their last game they snapped a three-game losing streak by winning at home against the Nuggets with a 135-130 score, beating the odds. They are led in scoring by D’Angelo Russell with 19.8 ppg, adding a team high 6.5 dimes per game. He is followed by Caris LeVert with 18.4 ppg, 4.3 boards and 3.7 dimes per game but he is out with an injury.

Chicago Bulls have a 12-42 record (23-30-1 against the spread) so far this season and currently sit in the third to last place of the East. They have lost six of their last seven matches and in their last game they lost at home against the Pelicans with a 120-125 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Zach LaVine with 22.9 ppg, adding 4.5 boards and 4.2 dimes per game. He is followed by Lauri Markkanen with 17.9 ppg and 8.1 boards per game.

Nets have won all three previous meetings against the Bulls this season, winning the previous home game by 5 points. Nets have a 17-12 home record, while the Bulls are 7-20 on the road. Nets are better offensively, scoring 111.6 ppg to Bulls’ 102.1, while Bulls are better defensively, allowing 111.3 ppg to Nets’ 111.8 ppg. Nets have better percentages both in field goals (45% to 44.7%) and in 3-pointers (35.6% to 35.2%). Nets are also better in boards grabbed (46.3 to 41.8) and in dimes made (23.7 to 21.6), while Bulls are better in turnovers committed (14 to 14.5). Nets are the absolute favorite and Vegas odds give them a -8.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for an easy home victory.

Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction: Brooklyn Nets -8.5 (-112)


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    My name is Nikos Lagouretos, I am 35 years old from Greece and I have been a basketball enthusiast for almost 25 years, having played semi-pro myself. All those years i have seen countless games, done a ton of reading and statistical analysis and I thought it was about time to put them to some good use. I provide analysis, predictions and specialize in NBA, WNBA and almost every domestic and international club league of Europe.

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