Bulls vs Nets Prediction
Who is More Likely to Score the Most Points for the Chicago Bulls? DeMar DeRozan has looked in excellent touch this season. He is expected to score the most points for the Bulls in the upcoming game.
Who is More Likely to Score the Most Points for the Brooklyn Nets? Kevin Durant has a high chance of becoming the leading scorer for the Nets in the next game.
Which Team is More Likely to Win?: As per the latest prediction, the Brooklyn Nets will start as home favorites to win this game against the Chicago Bulls.
The Chicago Bulls will look to return to winning ways when they meet the Brooklyn Nets in the upcoming NBA fixture on Tuesday night. The Bulls are coming off two back-to-back losses. The last game ended with a 109-114 defeat to the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Brooklyn Nets will be eager to get a home win when they host the Chicago Bulls at the Barclays Center Arena. With only 1 win so far, it has been a disappointing season for the Nets.
Bulls vs Nets Prediction: Recent Form
The Chicago Bulls are currently at 3-4 in the 10th position of the Eastern Conference. They lost a close game to the 76ers in the last matchup. The Bulls made a comeback after an early 19-point deficit and grabbed the lead in the third quarter. The game was tied at 109-109 in the fourth quarter before a 3-pointer from Embiid that gave the lead back to the 76ers.
DeMar DeRozan was the leading scorer for the Bulls in that game. He scored 24 points with 3 rebounds and 4 assists. It was an excellent performance from Nikola Vucevic as well as he added 23 points with 19 rebounds.
The Brooklyn Nets have managed to win just 1 of the first 6 games. They lost the last fixture at home to the Pacers. The Nets were outrebounded by 34-53 to the Pacers. They also had a poor 3-pointer success rate of 35.9%.
Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant were the only two players who looked in good form for Brooklyn. Both of them added 61 points, 7 rebounds, and 8 assists together. Most of the other players could not score in double digits.
Bulls vs Nets Betting Odds
- The Chicago Bulls have maintained an average of 112.7 points per game. An average of 10.4 three-pointer field goals per game looks below par. The Bulls have played with 23.7 assists per game so far.
- In the defense department, the stats of Chicago look decent. They have played with an average of 43.6 rebounds per game. The averages of steals and blocks are currently at 9.4 and 4.7 per game respectively.
- The scoring rate of the Brooklyn Nets stands at 118.3. They have made 10.8 three-pointer field goals per game, along with an average of 24.5 assists per game.
- The Nets have struggled in the defense this season. They have a low average of 39.0 rebounds per game till now. Brooklyn has an average of 6.7 steals and 8.5 blocks per game.
Bulls vs Nets Prediction: Head-to-Head Statistics
There have been 179 regular season games between these two teams in NBA history. The Chicago Bulls are ahead by a small margin as they won 96 games. The Brooklyn Nets, on the other hand, won 83 of them.
If we check out the last 5 matchups, 3 games were won by the Nets and 2 by the Bulls. The previous meeting took place in the last NBA season on 12 January 2022. The Brooklyn Nets won that fixture with a score of 138-112.
Bulls vs Nets Prediction: Stats of Top 3 Players
DeMar DeRozan (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 25.9 | Assists Per Game: 4.6 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Zach LaVine (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 22.5 | Assists Per Game: 3.5 | Steals Per Game: 1.0
Nikola Vucevic (Center)
Points Per Game: 17.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 11.9 | Blocks Per Game: 1.0
Kevin Durant (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 32.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.5 | Blocks Per Game: 2.2
Kyrie Irving (Point Guard)
Points Per Game: 30.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.8 | Assists Per Game: 4.7
Nix Claxton (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 11.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.5 | Blocks Per Game: 2.0
- Andre Drummond (Center)
- Ayo Dosunmu (Shooting Guard)
- Lonzo Ball (Point Guard)
- Seth Curry (Shooting Guard)
- T.J. Warren (Small Forward)
Bulls vs Nets Prediction: Final Insight and Analysis
The Chicago Bulls have undoubtedly looked better than the Brooklyn Nets this season. However, the home advantage will be with the Nets. Brooklyn needs to improve their performance in the defense to restrict players like DeRozan and LaVine. Fans can expect a close matchup between these two teams on Tuesday. Although the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Nets, the Bulls have a bright chance of dominating the home side.