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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 12/8/19 NBA Prediction and Game Analysis

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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 12-8-19 NBA Prediction and Game Analysis

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 12/8/19 – Chicago Bulls will need to take on Miami Heat on Sunday from American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Chicago Bulls have turned out to be a weak team this year and they are holding the 11th position in the Eastern Conference play. The Bulls have won just eight games this season and they lost 15. Miami Heat is just the opposite with a 16-6 record on the season and they managed to get past Toronto Raptors. Miami is currently holding the 3rd position in the Eastern Conference and they are all set to take out the Bulls with all the NBA betting lines intact.

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 12/8/19

When: December 8, 2019, 6:00 PM ET
Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: Fox Sports Sun
Stream: SofaScore / NBA League Pass

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 12/8/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Bulls +7.5 (-107) 212 o (-107) +240

Miami Heat
-7.5 (-107) 212 u (-107) -300
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Chicago Bulls Betting

At one point in time the Chicago Bulls were a strong team, but this year they seem to be struggling to meet the odds. The Bulls are going down a wrong path and they need to bounce back before it’s too late. Chicago was unable to get past the Golden State Warriors in their last game. The Bulls tried their best but finally lost with a final score of 100-98. Zach LaVine has done a decent job for his team by scoring 22 points.

Players to watch: Z. LaVine PG (23 GP 23 GS 32.3 MIN 22.5 PTS 0.7 OR 3.4 DR 4.1 REB 4 AST 1.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.3 TO 2.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 18.06 PER)
L. Markkanen PF (23 GP 23 GS 29.7 MIN 13.9 PTS 0.9 OR 5.8 DR 6.7 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 2 TO 2 PF 0.9 AST/TO 12.33 PER)
C. White PG (23 GP 0 GS 24.8 MIN 12.5 PTS 0.3 OR 3.3 DR 3.5 REB 2.1 AST 0.7 STL 0 BLK 1.3 TO 1.3 PF 1.5 AST/TO 10.65 PER).

Miami Heat Betting

Miami Heat turned out to be one promising team with their impressive performance.The Heat played well in their last game against Washington and they managed to score 112 points. In return, Washington was restricted to just 103 points. Miami has a major advantage in this game and they are yet to lose a match at home. The Heat is four games away from Milwaukee Bucks in the first place.

Players to watch: J. Butler SF (18 GP 18 GS 34.2 MIN 20.5 PTS 2.1 OR 4.2 DR 6.3 REB 6.8 AST 2.3 STL 0.8 BLK 2.6 TO 1.3 PF 2.7 AST/TO 25.55 PER)
G. Dragic PG (18 GP 1 GS 28.7 MIN 15.9 PTS 0.3 OR 2.9 DR 3.2 REB 5 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 1.8 PF 1.9 AST/TO 16.78 PER)
K. Nunn SG (22 GP 22 GS 29.4 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.3 OR 2.2 DR 2.5 REB 3.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.1 TO 2.6 PF 1.6 AST/TO 12.88 PER).

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 12/8/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Chicago Bulls

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games.
Chicago is 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
Bulls are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Miami.
Chicago is 6-14 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games this season.
Chicago is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
Chicago is 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Southeast division.

Miami Heat

Miami is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Heat are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Miami’s last 20 games against Chicago.
Miami is 10-0 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami’s last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago.
Miami is 10-3 SU in their last 13 games this season.
Miami is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Central division.
Miami is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in December.

Injuries

Chicago Bulls

Thaddeus Young PF Personal is “?” Sunday vs Miami
Otto Porter Jr. SF Foot is out indefinitely
Cristiano Felicio C Wrist is out indefinitely
Chandler Hutchison SF Shoulder is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Goran Dragic PG Groin is downgraded to OUT Sunday vs Chicago
Justise Winslow PF Back is “?” Sunday vs Chicago
Bam Adebayo C Groin is “?” Sunday vs Chicago

Head-to-Head
Chicago Bulls Miami Heat
35-45-2 Against the Spread 42-38-2
37-43-2 Straight Up 42-38-2
104 Points per Game 105
113 Points Allowed per Game 105
42.51 Offensive FG% 47.4
74.86 Offensive FT% 75.89
34.75 Offensive 3PT% 38.84
45.97 Defensive FG% 43.6
45.97 Defensive FT% 76.97
32.6 Defensive 3PT% 31.61

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

Chicago Bulls are dealing with several injured players and the Bulls are no match for the Miami Heat in this game. Bulls will decline on the road as the NBA game odds are against them. Back Miami to continue their winning streak at home.

Moneyline: A +240 money line is set for Chicago and a -300 money line is set for the Miami Heat.

ATS: The Bulls hold an ATS of +7.5 and Miami holds an ATS of -7.5.

TOTALs: The total is over 212 for Chicago and under 212 for Miami.

Score Prediction: 107 – 104 Miami