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Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls 4/8/2022 Spread Picks and Prediction

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Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls 4-8-2022 Spread Picks and Prediction

Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls 4/8/2022 – The Chicago Bulls are looking for another win to fall down to the play-in tournament zone. They are glad to be hosting their next game against the Charlotte Hornets this coming Friday, April 8 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. NBC Sports Chicago will be putting the game live on television at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the same feed can be seen through an online live stream in NBA League Pass. The Charlotte Hornets are forecasted in NBA game odds to be the underdog pick against the Chicago Bulls.

Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls 4/8/2022

When:April 8, 2022 8:00 PM ET
Where:United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV:NBC Sports Chicago
Stream:NBA League Pass


Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls 4/8/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Charlotte Hornets+2 (-107)227.5 o (-107)+113
Chicago Bulls-2 (-107)227.5 u (-107)-127

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Charlotte Hornets Betting

The Charlotte Hornets have two games left to play in the regular season and tehy find themselves at the bottom of the NBA Eastern Conference play-in picture. This team has a slim chance of improving their current standing but they have already assured a spot in the play-in. After losing back-to-back games against the Philadelphia 76ers and Miami Heat, the Hornets were able to find their winning rhythm after beating the Orlando Magic, 128-101. LaMelo Ball has been fantastic for the Hornets and his leadership is sought after in the next few days heading to the playoffs.

Players to watch: M. Bridges SF 77 GP 77 GS 35.8 MIN 20.4 PTS 1.2 OR 5.9 DR 7.1 REB 3.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 18.06 PER

L. Ball PG 72 GP 72 GS 32.3 MIN 19.9 PTS 1.5 OR 5.2 DR 6.6 REB 7.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.4 BLK 3.2 TO 3.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19.55 PER

T. Rozier SG 70 GP 70 GS 33.9 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.8 OR 3.5 DR 4.3 REB 4.4 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 1.4 TO 1.7 PF 3.3 AST/TO 17.36 PER.

Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls just struggled to make ends meet. After being on top of the NBA Eastern Conference standings, this team is settling for the sixth-best playoff position just above the play-in tournament zone. The Bulls will look to end the season on a positive note and they need to do that for the next two games. This matchup with the Charlotte Hornets will definitely be a barometer of how prepared the Bulls are for the playoffs. DeMar DeRozan has been carrying the team and he needs help especially from Zach LaVine and Nikole Vucevic to live up to expectations.

Players to Watch: D. DeRozan SF 75 GP 75 GS 36.2 MIN 28 PTS 0.7 OR 4.5 DR 5.2 REB 5 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.1 AST/TO 23.36 PER

Z. LaVine SG 66 GP 66 GS 34.8 MIN 24.4 PTS 0.3 OR 4.3 DR 4.6 REB 4.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.6 TO 1.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 20.00 PER

N. Vucevic C 72 GP 72 GS 33.3 MIN 17.8 PTS 2 OR 9.1 DR 11.1 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 1 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 18.38 PER.

Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls 4/8/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Charlotte Hornets

Charlotte are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games.
Hornets are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against Chicago.
Charlotte are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Chicago.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
Charlotte are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Hornets are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Charlotte are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in April.

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 5-15 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Chicago’s last 17 games.
Chicago are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Chicago’s last 18 games against Charlotte.
Bulls has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago’s last 12 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte.
Chicago are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games this season.
Chicago are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bulls are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.
Chicago are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games played in April.

Injuries

Charlotte Hornets

Gordon Hayward SF Foot is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Chicago

Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVine SG Knee is probable Friday vs Charlotte
Alex Caruso SG Back is “?” Friday vs Charlotte
Lonzo Ball PG Knee is out for season
Matt Thomas SG Leg is downgraded to OUT Friday vs Charlotte


Head-to-Head
Charlotte HornetsChicago Bulls
42-35-2Against the Spread41-38-1
39-39-1Straight Up38-41-1
Points per Game
Points Allowed per Game
46.46Offensive FG%47.9
73.91Offensive FT%81.38
36.19Offensive 3PT%36.61
46.66Defensive FG%47.16
76.48Defensive FT%79.4
36.17Defensive 3PT%36.48

Charlotte Hornets vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

The Chicago Bulls are seen in the online sportsbook to secure a win at home against the Charlotte Hornets. This team will seek to put on a good show and indicate to their fans that they are ready for the post-season.

Moneyline:The ML given to the Bulls if they win at home is -127 while the Hornets are +113 on the road.

ATS:It is just two points on the ATS with the Bulls getting the -2 while the Hornets are on the other side with +2.

TOTALs:227.5 points is the total for both teams to dance on with the Hornets going over and the Bulls are under.

Score Prediction: 114 – 110, Bulls