Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets 2/9/2022 Spread Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets 2/9/2022 – The Charlotte Hornets are dipping fast and they wish to end their losing streak entering their next game. This team will be taking on the slipping Chicago Bulls at their home court in the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Both teams are set to meet this Wednesday, February 9 as the tip-off happens at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ESPN has the television broadcast rights while the online live stream can be enjoyed at home by NBA League Pass subscribers. The Chicago Bulls are expected to avoid entering a losing streak in NBA betting odds against the Charlotte Hornets.
Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets 2/9/2022
Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets 2/9/2022 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls were not long ago the best team in the NBA Eastern Conference but they now find themselves in third place behind the Miami Heat and defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks. After winning against the Indiana Pacers, this team has lost back-to-back games against the Philadelphia 76ers and the most recent was a three-point defeat against the Phoenix Suns, 124-127. DeMar DeRozan did his part again, providing the team 38 points to lead the team while Zach LaVine was back with 32 points, eight assists and six rebounds. This team needed more from Nikola Vucevic who struggled shooting the ball going below 38% from the field.
Players to watch: D. DeRozan SF 50 GP 50 GS 35.4 MIN 27.2 PTS 0.9 OR 4.3 DR 5.2 REB 5.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.3 TO 2.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 24.11 PER
Z. LaVine SG 45 GP 45 GS 34.4 MIN 24.8 PTS 0.3 OR 4.6 DR 4.8 REB 4.4 AST 0.6 STL 0.4 BLK 2.7 TO 1.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 20.97 PER
N. Vucevic C 47 GP 47 GS 33.6 MIN 17.5 PTS 2.1 OR 9.5 DR 11.6 REB 3.5 AST 1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.8 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 18.89 PER.
Charlotte Hornets Betting
The Charlotte Hornets are now on a five-game losing streak and their record falls down to 28-27 to be the 9th-best team in the NBA Eastern Conference. They are now just 1.5 games above the streaking Atlanta Hawks and would wish to stop the bleeding very soon. This team’s most recent loss came against the Toronto Raptors by 15 points, 101-116. First-time NBA All-Star LaMelo Ball struggled shooting only 5-of-19 from the field to finish the game with 15 points, nine assists and four steals. Miles Bridges led the team in scoring with 25 points while Terry Rozier followed him with 20 points.
Players to Watch: M. Bridges SF 53 GP 53 GS 35.9 MIN 19.8 PTS 1.2 OR 6 DR 7.2 REB 3.5 AST 1.1 STL 0.9 BLK 1.8 TO 2.6 PF 1.9 AST/TO 17.78 PER
L. Ball PG 48 GP 48 GS 32.3 MIN 19.5 PTS 1.6 OR 5.5 DR 7.1 REB 7.5 AST 1.5 STL 0.4 BLK 3.1 TO 3.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19.72 PER
T. Rozier SG 46 GP 46 GS 33.2 MIN 18.4 PTS 0.7 OR 3.5 DR 4.2 REB 4 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 1.5 PF 3.1 AST/TO 16.56 PER.
Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets 2/9/2022 Betting Numbers
Chicago are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Charlotte are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Finger is out indefinitely
Gordon Hayward SF Ankle is out indefinitely
Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Hornets Betting Picks
This is expected by the best online sportsbook to be a close match with the Chicago Bulls carrying a small edge over the Charlotte Hornets. Both teams would look to get out of the slump and expect a gritty match.
Moneyline: The ML handed to the Bulls is at -116 if they win this game on the road while the Hornets are +100.
ATS: Only a point separates both teams on the ATS with the Bulls getting the -1 while the Hornets are not far behind with +1.
TOTALs: 227.5 points is the total set for this game with the Hornets going under and the Bulls are over.
Score Prediction: 105 – 101, Bulls