Chicago Bulls at Denver Nuggets - 11/19/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Denver Nuggets (9-6) vs Chicago Bulls (10-5)
Game Info: Friday, November 19, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Ball Arena)
Betting Odds: Denver Nuggets -4 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Chicago Bulls and Denver Nuggets meet Friday in NBA action at the Ball Arena. The Chicago Bulls look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Denver Nuggets look for a win after winning five of their last seven games.
The Chicago Bulls are averaging 108.5 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 103.3 points on 44.2 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 26.6 points and 4.2 assists, while Zach LaVine is averaging 26.2 points and 5.7 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Lonzo Ball is dishing 4.5 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 84.7 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game.
The Denver Nuggets are averaging 103.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 98.9 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Nikola Jokic is averaging 26.1 points and 13.8 rebounds, while Will Barton is averaging 16.4 points and 4.7 rebounds. Aaron Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Monte Morris is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Denver Nuggets are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.4 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game.
The Bulls are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Nuggets are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 19-7 in Bulls last 26 overall. The under is 10-4 in Nuggets last 14 overall. The Bulls are 3-10 ATS in the last 13 meetings in Denver and 3-9 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
The Chicago Bulls continue to get disrespected by oddsmakers, and all they do is win games and cover numbers. The Denver Nuggets are on the end of a back to back, and they haven't looked great in their last two games. The Bulls have the rest advantage, and they're winning in the underdog role by an average of 2.7 points. At some point, people will realize the Bulls are a good team that shouldn't be gifted these sorts of lines. Give me the Bulls and the free buckets.
Randy’s Pick Chicago Bulls +4
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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