Suns vs Bulls Prediction and Odds
Suns vs Bulls Prediction and Odds: The Phoenix Suns are expected to win this game against the Chicago Bulls but it is likely to be a close contest.
An interesting matchup is on the horizon as the Phoenix Suns (3-4) prepare to face off against the Chicago Bulls (3-5) at the United Center in the upcoming Wednesday night NBA game. The Suns have had a below-par start to the season, winning three out of their first seven games. They find themselves in the 12th position in the Western Conference. In their last game, Phoenix emerged victorious over the Detroit Pistons with a final score of 120-106.
The Chicago Bulls are aiming to make the most of their home advantage and secure a crucial win when they welcome the Suns to their court. The Bulls have been inconsistent in their performance so far this season, currently sitting in the 12th position in the Eastern Conference with three wins out of eight games played. In their most recent matchup, the Bulls managed to defeat the Utah Jazz with a convincing score of 130-113.
Suns vs Bulls Prediction and Odds: Home-Away Stats
The Chicago Bulls have won 2 of their 4 home games as of now.
They secured victories against the Utah Jazz and the Toronto Raptors, while their defeats were at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Minnesota Timberwolves.
In the last 5 home fixtures
- The Chicago Bulls scored 110.75 points per game.
- The Chicago Bulls conceded 113.5 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 2
The Phoenix Suns have won 2 of their 4 away games so far.
They defeated the Detroit Pistons and the Golden State Warriors, while their losses came against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers.
In the last 5 away fixtures
- The Phoenix Suns scored 112.75 points per game.
- The Phoenix Suns conceded 106.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 2
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 2
Suns vs Bulls Prediction and Odds: Offense-Defense
- The Phoenix Suns have been averaging 112.0 points per game, displaying a 46.9% shooting efficiency from the field and a 35.5% accuracy from beyond the three-point line. They have been successful at the free-throw line with an 82.5% success rate. When it comes to their offensive performance, the Suns are currently ranked 10th with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 112.6.
- The Chicago Bulls are maintaining an average of 108.1 points per game, with a field goal shooting efficiency of 44.8% and a three-point accuracy of 34.0%. They have demonstrated a 79.4% success rate at the free-throw line. In terms of their offensive performance, the Bulls are positioned 24th, and they have an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 109.6.
- The Phoenix Suns have held their opponents to an average of 110.4 points per game, with opposing teams shooting at a 45.4% success rate from the field and a 33.1% accuracy from beyond the three-point line. When it comes to rebounding, Phoenix is securing an average of 42.6 rebounds per game, in addition to averaging 8.6 steals and 6.3 blocks per game. Defensively, the Suns are ranked 8th in the league, boasting an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 110.2.
- The Chicago Bulls are allowing an average of 113.6 points per game to their opponents. Their adversaries have been successful with a 48.1% field goal shooting rate and a 38.0% accuracy from three-point range. In the rebounding department, the Bulls are averaging 47.6 rebounds per game and tallying averages of 5.5 steals and 4.0 blocks per game. Defensively, Chicago is currently ranked 16th in the league with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 112.1.
Suns vs Bulls Prediction: Odds
It is likely to be a close encounter. The betting markets are favoring the Chicago Bulls.
- Phoenix Suns: +1.5 (-110)
- Chicago Bulls: -1.5 (-110)
- Phoenix Suns: -105
- Chicago Bulls: -117
Also Read: Pistons vs Bucks Prediction and Odds
Suns vs Bulls Prediction and Odds: Head-to-Head Stats
In the NBA regular season, these two teams have crossed paths 146 times. The Phoenix Suns hold a slight advantage in their head-to-head record with 75 wins, while the Chicago Bulls have secured 71 victories.
Recent encounters between the two teams have heavily favored the Suns, as they are currently on a winning streak of 77 consecutive games against the Bulls. The most recent matchup occurred last season on March 3, 2023, with the Phoenix Suns emerging victorious with a score of 125-104.
Head-to-Head Key Highlights: Last 5 Meetings
- The Number of Home games won by the Chicago Bulls: 0
- The Number of Away games won by the Phoenix Suns: 2
- The Average Number of Total Points scored: 238.6
- The Average Number of Points scored by the Chicago Bulls: 111.8
- The Average Number of Points scored by the LA Lakers: 126.8
Bulls vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Players to Watch Out
Zach LaVine (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 22.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.1 | Assists Per Game: 2.3
DeMar DeRozan (Small Forward)
Points Per Game: 21.4 | Assists Per Game: 4.3 | Steals Per Game: 1.4
Nikola Vucevic (Center)
Points Per Game: 15.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 11.3 | Assists Per Game: 2.5
Devin Booker (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 31.5 | Assists Per Game: 10.5 | Rebounds Per Game: 7.5
Kevin Durant (Power Forward)
Points Per Game: 29.9 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.6 | Assists Per Game: 4.0
Eric Gordon (Shooting Guard)
Points Per Game: 15.3 | Assists Per Game: 3.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 2.4
Bulls vs Suns Prediction and Odds: Last Game Analysis
In the previous game, the Chicago Bulls secured a convincing 17-point victory over the Utah Jazz. Chicago had a remarkable nine steals in the first half, surpassing their season average of 8.42 steals. They got off to a quick start in the second half, establishing a 20-point lead, which they extended to as much as 25 points in the fourth quarter. The Bulls outperformed the Jazz in rebounding, with a 52-36 advantage, and also won the battle in the paint by a score of 48-46.
Zach LaVine led the scoring for the Bulls with 24 points. He also added 3 assists. DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points with 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
Kevin Durant’s impressive display of power was instrumental in the Phoenix Suns’ recent victory over the Detroit Pistons. Durant contributed 18 crucial points in the third quarter, providing a 12-point lead heading into the fourth, which ultimately allowed the Suns to secure a comfortable and highly sought-after win. Notably, he made all 12 of his free-throw attempts. Phoenix’s performance from beyond the 3-point line stood at 38.1%, while they limited the Pistons to 34.8%. Furthermore, the Suns outperformed the Pistons in the rebounding department, securing 43 rebounds compared to Detroit’s 33.
Kevin Durant finished a memorable night with 41 points, 4 rebounds, and 5 assists. Eric Gordon gave a valuable contribution of 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 8 assists.
Suns vs Bulls Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: Bulls
- Offensive Advantage: Suns
- Defensive Advantage: Suns
- Recent H2H Advantage: Suns
- Our Prediction: Suns to win
Both teams need to identify specific areas for improvement. The Phoenix Suns aim to embark on a meaningful winning streak to elevate their standing in the points table. On the other, the Chicago Bulls are determined to put an end to their losing streak against the Suns.
The prediction platforms are favoring the Chicago Bulls. However, we predict the Phoenix Suns to win this contest.