Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 12/2/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 12-2-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 12/2/2021 – The New York Knicks have made some changes in their rotation with the hopes that it will turn the tide. They will be hosting their NBA Eastern Conference rival Chicago Bulls this coming Thursday, December 2. This matchup will be held at the mecca of basketball in the Madison Square Garden in New York. NBATV has the television broadcast rights and the live coverage starts at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can enjoy the match through an online live stream. NBA game odds see the Chicago Bulls carrying the advantage over the New York Knicks on this road game.

Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 12/2/2021

When: December 2, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
TV: NBATV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 12/2/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Bulls -2 (-110) 213.5 o (-110) -125
New York Knicks +2 (-110) 213.5 u (-110) +105
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Chicago Bulls Betting

The Chicago Bulls have been holding on to the second-best record in the NBA Eastern Conference standings at 14-8. They are currently on a three-way tie with the defending champions Milwaukee Bucks and overachieving Washington Wizards. This team has only won two of their last five games as they are coming off a gutsy win over the young Charlotte Hornets, 133-119. Nikola Vucevic dominated the paint with 30 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocks while DeMar DeRozan is not far away with 28 points, six assists and five boards. Zach LaVine also had a commendable night with 25 points.

Players to watch: D. DeRozan SF 22 GP 22 GS 35 MIN 25.9 PTS 0.7 OR 4.5 DR 5.2 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 2.2 PF 2 AST/TO 23.61 PER

Z. LaVine SG 22 GP 22 GS 34.7 MIN 25.3 PTS 0.4 OR 4.8 DR 5.2 REB 3.7 AST 0.5 STL 0.3 BLK 2.6 TO 1.5 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.06 PER

N. Vucevic C 15 GP 15 GS 33.1 MIN 14.5 PTS 1.7 OR 9.5 DR 11.2 REB 4.1 AST 1.1 STL 1.1 BLK 1.7 TO 2.4 PF 2.5 AST/TO 16.58 PER.

New York Knicks Betting

The New York Knicks were surprisingly at the top five of the NBA standings to start the season but now are placed 10th in the NBA Eastern Conference. Their record now stands at 11-10 and they are just having a game behind the surging Philadelphia 76ers. They are coming off from a tough subway battle with the Brooklyn Nets and lost by only two points, 110-112. Alec Buks has been a great addition to the starting lineup as he led the team with 25 points, five assists and five rebounds while Julius Randle is looking good providing 24 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.

Players to Watch: J. Randle PF 21 GP 21 GS 35.2 MIN 19.4 PTS 1.8 OR 8.3 DR 10.1 REB 5.1 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 3.2 TO 2.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.59 PER

R. Barrett SG 21 GP 21 GS 31.2 MIN 14 PTS 0.6 OR 5.3 DR 5.9 REB 2.1 AST 0.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1.7 TO 2.1 PF 1.3 AST/TO 10.99 PER

E. Fournier SG 21 GP 21 GS 28.4 MIN 13.1 PTS 0.5 OR 2.3 DR 2.9 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 1.6 PF 1.3 AST/TO 12.64 PER.

Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 12/2/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against New York.
Bulls are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games against New York.
Chicago are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Chicago are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games when playing on the road against New York.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Chicago’s last 19 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chicago’s last 14 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Chicago are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played in December.

New York Knicks

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New York’s last 11 games.
Knicks has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 5 games against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York’s last 6 games at home.
New York are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of New York’s last 10 games this season.
New York are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Knicks are 10-5 ATS in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
New York are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games played in December.

Injuries

Chicago Bulls

Zach LaVine SG Illness is probable Thursday vs New York
Coby White PG COVID-19 is OUT Thursday vs New York
Patrick Williams SF Thumb is out for season

New York Knicks

RJ Barrett SF Illness left game, is “?” Thursday vs Chicago
Jericho Sims C Illness is “?” Thursday vs Chicago

Head-to-Head
Chicago Bulls New York Knicks
14-8-2 Against the Spread 10-11-2
10-12-2 Straight Up 8-13-0
109 Points per Game 107
105 Points Allowed per Game 106
46.97 Offensive FG% 44.02
83.18 Offensive FT% 76.73
37.05 Offensive 3PT% 36.47
44.33 Defensive FG% 43.06
81.55 Defensive FT% 79.43
35.56 Defensive 3PT% 34.53

Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks Betting Picks

The Chicago Bulls have been very consistent and their bench players are buying into the system well. Even in their home court, the New York Knicks are seen in the top online sportsbook as the riskier pick to make.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Knicks if they secure this home-court victory is at +105 while the Bulls are -125.

ATS: It is just two points separating both teams across the spread with the Bulls getting the -2 while the Knicks are +2.

TOTALs: 213.5 points is the total set for this matchup with the Bulls going over and the Knicks are under.

Score Prediction: 111 – 107, Bulls