Free NBA Hoops Prediction: Nuggets vs Bulls Odds
Weekly NBA betting sees the Denver Nuggets taking on the Chicago Bulls Wednesday December 2 at the United Center Chicago, IL Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks on all NBA basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE NBA hoops predictions.
Utah Jazz (6-7) vs. Chicago Bulls (7-7)
Date: Wednesday December 2
Time: 8 PM EST
Venue: United Center Chicago, IL
NBA Moneyline Odds: OFF
NBA Betting Odds: Bulls -9.5
NBA Betting Total: 198
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After a decent start the Nuggets are reeling losers of 7 straight games and they head into the Windy City as bu 9.5-point favorites against the Bulls. Chicago has won 2 of their last 3 games and they are in 3rd place in the Central Division 1.5 games back of the Cleveland cavaliers.
In their last games the Bulls beat the San Antonio Spurs 92-89 and the Nuggets lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 92-74.
This season the Bulls are 6-1 at home and the Nuggets are 3-6 on the road.
Last season these 2 teams spit the 2 games facing each other.
The Nuggets have struggled on both sides of the floor this season ranking 25th in scoring and 23rd in opponents’ points per game. Their offense has really been in a slump as of late scoring 74, 81, and 80 points respectively in their last 3 games.
In their loss to the Bucks Denver only shot 37.3% from the floor and committed 22 turnovers.
Danilo Gallinari is the only Denver player averaging over 14 ppg (17.4 ppg), but he is only shooting 38% from the floor.
Denver rookie Emmanuel Mudiay is averaging in double figures and he is the only G for the team that is doing that. However, in his last 3 games he is a combined 11/40 from the floor.
Can the Nuggets score with their struggling offense facing a Bulls’ team that held the red-hot Spurs to only 89 points in their last game?
The Nuggets have lost 2 straight games against the Bulls in Chicago and they are 1-12 in their last 12 road games facing Eastern Conference teams.
The Bulls have to be pumped after their solid win over San Antonio and for the season they rank 19th in the league in scoring and 9th in opponents’ points per game.
Chicago has been playing solid defense as of late and they have had to as they have scored 94 or fewer in each of their last 4 games while only shooting 38.9% from the field.
Leading scorer Jimmy Butler is averaging over 20 ppg on the season, but in his last 2 games he has combined for 30 points and committed 9 turnovers. Derrick Rose and Pau Gasol are also struggling and shooting a poor FG% as of late.
Both of these teams are having issues with their offense as of late, but Chicago will break though tonight since the Nuggets do not have a good defense.
NBA Betting Trends:
- DEN is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
- DEN is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
- DEN has an Under record of 4-0 in their last 4 games.
- CHI is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games.
- CHI is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games following a S.U. win.
Free NBA Prediction:
The Bulls are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 home games against the Nuggets and that trend will continue tonight.
4* Free NBA Betting Pick: Chicago ATS
The Bulls will easily win and cover in their house tonight sending the Nuggets to their 8th straight loss.
NBA Free Score Prediction: Bulls 98 Nuggets 86
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