New Orleans Pelicans at Chicago Bulls - 11/9/22 NBA Picks and Prediction
Chicago Bulls (6-6) vs New Orleans Pelicans (5-5)
Game Info: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
Betting Odds: Chicago Bulls +1.5 -- Over/Under: 230.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
Where to Watch: NBC Sports Chicago, Bally Sports NO Stream live sports and exclusive originals on ESPN+. Sign up now!
The New Orleans Pelicans and Chicago Bulls meet Wednesday in NBA action at the United Center. The New Orleans Pelicans look to get a game above a .500 record. The Chicago Bulls also look to get a game above a .500 record.
The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 118.3 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 112.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Zion Williamson is averaging 22.8 points and 7.4 rebounds, while Brandon Ingram is averaging 22 points and 5.7 rebounds. CJ McCollum is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 10.4 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.6 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Bulls are averaging 112.2 points on 45.6 percent shooting and allowing 110.2 points on 47.1 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 25.6 points and 4.3 assists, while Zach LaVine is averaging 20.7 points and 3.9 rebounds. Nikola Vucevic is the third double-digit scorer and Ayo Dosunmu is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 85.3 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 39.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.
The Pelicans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 9-2 in Pelicans last 11 overall. The under is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 overall. The Pelicans are 9-3 ATS in the last 12 meetings in Chicago.
The Chicago Bulls opened this game as small favorites, so it feels like we're getting some value here with them, in the underdog role at home. The New Orleans Pelicans have been hit or miss this season, especially defensively, and their lineups continue to shake up due to injuries. The Bulls have the offensive horses to give the Pelicans issues. At home, I'll give the Bulls the slight edge.