The Hornets are now 25-26 on the season, 18-8 at home, 26-25 against the spread and 26-24-1 with the over. Charlotte is coming off a 100-92 win over Memphis at home last night for its sixth win in nine games.
On BetFAQ.com website we provide information for helping you make your own decision regarding a bet on this event. For more accurate analysis we use any additional information like injuries, suspensions or weather forecasts. Odds for the Chicago - Charlotte match prediction are relevant at the time of publication. On this page you will find the prediction for the BASKETBALL match of Chicago vs Charlotte of the NBA, USA. In this personally prepared preview we use h2h stories, over/under stats, Chicago - Charlotte match facts and team news.
Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets: Lineups, preview & prediction 12/8/17
The Charlotte Hornets look for another win after splitting their last six games. Malik Monk is the third double-digit scorer and Tony Parker is dishing 3.9 assists. The Charlotte Hornets are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.6 rebounds per game. Kemba Walker is averaging 24.4 points and 5.6 assists while Jeremy Lamb is averaging 15 points and 5.6 rebounds. The Charlotte Hornets are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 78.4 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte Hornets have won five of their last six home games. The Charlotte Hornets are averaging 111.5 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 111.4 points on 46.5 percent shooting.
Throughout the 2018-19 season, the Bulls have struggled mightily to find any level of consistency on the court. Chicago is currently 29th with 101.4 points per contest along with being 25th shooting 44.5 percent from the floor and 17th shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc. They have struggled to put together any encouraging stretch in the season that hasonly seen them fall further away from the playoff picture currently going through a tough stretch of the year having dropped eight out of their last 10 contests thathave made them one of four teams this year have already lost 40 games. This has largely come from their lack of offensive production being one of the least productive teams in the league on that end of the floor. This has seen them fall down toward holding one of the worst records in the league.
Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 18th in the NBA. Chicago is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 9.3 on defense. The Bulls are 15th in the league in defensive rating with 117.1, and their offensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 27th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 100.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 11th. As a unit they are 7th in the league in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in the NBA.
Chicago Charlotte Match Betting Tips
The hosts sit on the seventh place in the Eastern Conference. Charlotte hornets will face Chicago Bulls at their Spectrum Center. Their record includes W25 and L26. Last time they won over Memphis at home.
They average 112.2 points per game and surrender 110.4, good for a point differential of 1.8. The Bulls head into this matchup with a mark of 1-3. They have a point differential of -6.3 as they average 111.3 points per contest while giving up 117.5 per game. They are 4th in the Central Division. They are 4th in the Southeast Division. The Hornets have an overall record of 2-3 this season.
The Bulls have struggled offensively this season, averaging just 101.4 points per game while shooting only 44.5 percent from the floor. Defensively, the Bulls are giving up 110.8 points per game. LaVine has led the team this year with 22.9 points per game while Lauri Markkanen is adding 17.1 points and 8.0 rebounds per contest. Already without rookie Wendell Carter Jr. due to a thumb injury, both Zach LaVine and Wayne Selden are questionable to play tonight due to injuries.
Three keys to the game
Prior to this injury, LaVine had scored 20+ in 11 of his 17 games since making his return from a five-game absence and has 33 games with 20 or more points this season. In the last five games, Markkanen is averaging 17.6 points along with 12.2 rebounds while knocking down three or more 3-pointers in four out of the five games played. His production has been key in helping provide some sort of offensive stability, especially over the last couple of weeks as the Bulls have notched at least 100 points in 14-straight games. It has seen second-year forward Lauri Markkanen recently step up his play as has notched a double-double in three-straight games for the first time in his career. Regardless if he plays or not, the Bulls will need their offense to step up in a major way if they hope to pull out a road win in Charlotte. This has overshadowed the bright spots on the team has had with their young core group of talent. Meanwhile, guard Zach LaVine has been their leading offensive factor, but he is currently questionable for Saturdays game.
Find it out in our preview, and get all betting trends and ... Who will get on the brink of winning the 2019 Stanley Cup?
Close to winning or closer to heartbreak - The oldadage is that "young teams find ways tolose," and the Bulls have been doing that throughout their losing streak, but more so on the road. In their last six defeats outside Chicago they have averaged 18.3 points in the fourth quarter while being outscored by 9.2 points in those final 12 minutes.
That is a telling indictment of their shooting woes because Chicago rank sixth in the league with assists on 60.4 percent of their baskets but are last in overall shooting at 41.5 percent and in 2-point attempts at 45.7 percent. Unselfish Bulls basketball - The unselfish play Hoiberg referenced didn't show up in the box score as the Bulls recorded just 18 assists on their 39 baskets.
Its the best on the net. You Can Easily Watch Your Favorite Sports Online Tv any kinds of multimedia devices. Don't waste a single moment, stay with the biggest Watch American Hockey League Final Soccer Charlotte vs Chicago Live Online Full HD Network Coverage.