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Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 1/12/2022 Picks Previews and Prediction

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Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 1-12-2022 Picks Previews and Prediction

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 1/12/2022 – The Chicago Bulls are coming off a convincing victory and they hope to bring the momentum in their next matchup. The Brooklyn Nets are their next opponents and will visit the United Center in Chicago, Illinois this coming Wednesday, January 12. ESPN is granted the broadcast rights for this game and will start the live coverage by 10:00 p.m. Eastern TIme. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. The visiting Brooklyn Nets are seen in NBA betting lines carrying a very small edge over the conference-leading Chicago Bulls.

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 1/12/2022

When: January 12, 2022 10:00 PM ET
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 1/12/2022 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Brooklyn Nets -1 (-103) 225.5 o (-110) -116
Chicago Bulls +1 (-114) 225.5 u (-110) -105
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Brooklyn Nets Betting

The Brooklyn Nets have struggled to keep things afloat as they split their last four games to two wins and two losses. They have a weird situation right now having Kyrie Irving as a part-time player and he is expected to play in road games only. He is expected to play but James Harden has been out with an injury. Irving tallied 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists during their recent loss against the Portland Trail Blazers. Kevin Durant has continued to lead this team and he finished with 28 points and 10 boards. Helping them out was rookie Cam Johnson coming off the bench with 21 points.

Players to watch: K. Durant PF 31 GP 31 GS 37.1 MIN 30 PTS 0.5 OR 7.2 DR 7.7 REB 5.7 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 3.2 TO 1.8 PF 1.8 AST/TO 25.63 PER

J. Harden SG 32 GP 32 GS 36.7 MIN 22.5 PTS 1 OR 7.1 DR 8.1 REB 9.8 AST 1.4 STL 0.7 BLK 4.8 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 21.36 PER

K. Irving PG 1 GP 1 GS 32 MIN 22 PTS 0 OR 3 DR 3 REB 4 AST 3 STL 1 BLK 2 TO 3 PF 2 AST/TO 23.64 PER.

Chicago Bulls Betting

After having their eight-game winning streak snapped by the Dallas Mavericks, the Chicago Bulls immediately bounced back with a blowout victory over the Detroit Pistons, 113-87. This team still leads the NBA Eastern Conference with a record of 27-11 and they own a 2.5 game lead over the Brooklyn Nets. Nikola Vucevic maximized his size over the small lineup of the Pistons and led the team with 22 points and eight boards. DeMar DeRozan was the team’s best contributor finishing the game with 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists while Lonzo Ball chipped in with 18 points.

Players to Watch: D. DeRozan SF 32 GP 32 GS 35.3 MIN 26.9 PTS 0.7 OR 4.3 DR 5 REB 4.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 23.49 PER

Z. LaVine SG 33 GP 33 GS 35.1 MIN 26.3 PTS 0.3 OR 4.7 DR 5.1 REB 4.2 AST 0.5 STL 0.4 BLK 2.8 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 21.97 PER

N. Vucevic C 28 GP 28 GS 33.3 MIN 15.9 PTS 1.8 OR 9.8 DR 11.6 REB 3.3 AST 1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.6 TO 2.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 17.01 PER.

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls 1/12/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn are 0-7 ATS in their last 7 games.
Nets are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Brooklyn are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Chicago.
Brooklyn are 11-4 SU in their last 15 games against Chicago.
Nets are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Brooklyn’s last 9 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Brooklyn are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Nets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Brooklyn are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Bulls are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 6 games against Brooklyn.
Chicago are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago’s last 9 games when playing at home against Brooklyn.
Chicago are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games this season.
Bulls are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Chicago are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games played in January.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games played on a Wednesday when at home.

Injuries

Brooklyn Nets

LaMarcus Aldridge PF Foot is out indefinitely
James Harden SG Knee is probable Wednesday vs Chicago
Kyrie Irving PG Ankle left last game, is probable Wednesday vs Chicago
Joe Harris SG Ankle is out indefinitely
Nicolas Claxton C Hamstring is “?” Wednesday vs Chicago

Chicago Bulls

Alex Caruso SG Foot is out indefinitely
Javonte Green PG Groin is out indefinitely
Tyler Cook PF Ankle is out indefinitely
Patrick Williams SF Thumb is out for season

Head-to-Head
Brooklyn Nets Chicago Bulls
15-24-0 Against the Spread 22-15-0
18-21-0 Straight Up 18-19-0
111 Points per Game 111
109 Points Allowed per Game 108
46.86 Offensive FG% 47.36
81.96 Offensive FT% 81.51
34.64 Offensive 3PT% 38.52
43.31 Defensive FG% 45.68
78.72 Defensive FT% 80.75
32.11 Defensive 3PT% 35.8

Brooklyn Nets vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

Having Kyrie Irving back in road games puts the Brooklyn Nets having the edge in this matchup over the Chicago Bulls as seen in the online sportsbook. The cover should go over and the spread will be very much covered.

Moneyline: The Bulls in the home cour are handed the ML of -105 while the Nets are not far away with -116.

ATS: Only a point is between both teams on the ATS with the Nets getting the -1 while the Bulls are +1.

TOTALs: The total for both teams to dance on is at 225.5 with the Nets going over and the Bulls are under.

Score Prediction: 119 – 116, Nets