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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 4/24/2021 Picks Previews and Prediction

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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 4-24-2021 Picks Previews and Prediction

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 4/24/2021 – The Chicago Bulls are still battling for the last play-in tournament spot in the NBA Eastern Conference. They will have a tough challenge ahead of them as they head on the road to battle the Miami Heat this Saturday, April 24. This game will take place at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Bally Sports Sun and NBC Sports Chicago share the broadcast rights and will start the telecast at exactly 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers have the luxury of experiencing the game live through an online live stream. The Miami Heat are expected by NBA spreads to add up to the Chicago Bulls woes.

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 4/24/2021

When: April 24, 2021 8:00 PM ET
Where: AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, Florida
TV: Bally Sports Sun | NBC Sports Chicago
Stream: NBA League Pass

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 4/24/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Bulls +7 (-110) 210 o (-110) +165
Miami Heat -7 (-110) 210 u (-110) -200
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Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls now have a record of 25-34 and that brings them to a tie with the Toronto Raptors for the 11th best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings. Both teams are chasing the streaking Washington Wizards who are one game ahead of them. They will still be going in this matchup without Zach LaVine who is still serving quarantine time. This team seems to be picking it up and adjusting to life without LaVine as they won three of their last four games. Their most recent win was against the Charlotte Hornets with the final score at 108-91. Nikola Vucevic controlled the paint with 18 points, 16 boards and six assists.

Players to watch: Z. LaVine SG 53 GP 53 GS 35.2 MIN 27.5 PTS 0.6 OR 4.5 DR 5.1 REB 5.1 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 3.6 TO 2.3 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.65 PER

N. Vucevic C 16 GP 18 GS 31.4 MIN 22 PTS 2.1 OR 7.8 DR 9.9 REB 3.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.8 BLK 1.5 TO 2.1 PF 2.4 AST/TO 24.44 PER

L. Markkanen PF 39 GP 25 GS 26.9 MIN 14.5 PTS 0.7 OR 4.6 DR 5.3 REB 0.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 1.1 TO 1.4 PF 0.9 AST/TO 15.34 PER.

Miami Heat Betting

The Miami Heat are pushing hard to improve their standing in the NBA Eastern Conference standings and avoid the play-in tournament. They are now at 7th best record in the East but trails the Boston Celtics by just one game. Their three-game winning streak was snapped by the Atlanta Hawks during their most recent game with the final score at 103-118. Kendrick Nunn was the team’s best scorer with 21 points while Jimmy Butler did his best with 19 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Trevor Ariza was a good pick-up for the team with 13 points and ten boards.

Players to Watch: J. Butler SF 43 GP 43 GS 33.8 MIN 21.3 PTS 1.9 OR 5.2 DR 7 REB 7.3 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 1.5 PF 3.4 AST/TO 26.2 PER

B. Adebayo C 53 GP 53 GS 33.5 MIN 19 PTS 2.3 OR 6.9 DR 9.2 REB 5.2 AST 1.1 STL 1.1 BLK 2.8 TO 2.2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 22.69 PER

T. Herro PG 48 GP 14 GS 30.7 MIN 14.9 PTS 0.5 OR 4.4 DR 4.9 REB 3.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.4 BLK 1.9 TO 1.3 PF 1.8 AST/TO 12.77 PER.

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat 4/24/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Bulls are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
Chicago are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Miami.
Chicago are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Miami.
Bulls are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Chicago are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Miami.
Chicago are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chicago’s last 13 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Chicago are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Southeast Division division.

Miami Heat

The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Miami’s last 20 games against Chicago.
Miami are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Miami are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago.
Heat are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Miami are 14-5 SU in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Miami’s last 13 games played on a Saturday.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Miami’s last 8 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVine SG Quarantine is out indefinitely
Troy Brown SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Miami

Miami Heat

Victor Oladipo SG Knee is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
Chicago Bulls Miami Heat
32-27-0 Against the Spread 26-32-1
29-30-0 Straight Up 27-32-0
112 Points per Game 107
113 Points Allowed per Game 107
47.96 Offensive FG% 46.1
80.13 Offensive FT% 78.46
36.81 Offensive 3PT% 34.98
47.63 Defensive FG% 44.95
78.35 Defensive FT% 78.74
35.49 Defensive 3PT% 36.1

Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Betting Picks

The Chicago Bulls are going to enter this game facing a hungry Miami Heat team that is eager to get back to their winning rhythm. Having the game played in Miami puts the Heat as the favored team in the best sportsbook against the Bulls.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Heat for this matchup is set at -200 while the Bulls on the road is +165.

ATS: It is a wide seven points on the ATS for this game with the Bulls taking the +7 while the Heat owns the -7.

TOTALs: The total for both teams to reach is pegged at 210 points with the Heat going over and the Bulls are under.

Score Prediction: 109 – 102, Heat