76ers vs Bulls Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/2
- Lm Tipster
- Jan 2, 2024, 6:14:46 AM
The Philadelphia 76ers (22-10) will face the Chicago Bulls (15-19) at the Wells Fargo Center on January 2, 2024. This preview analyzes the matchup, reviews recent team performances, checks for injuries, and a final prediction.
The 76ers, currently third in the Eastern Conference with a 22-10 record, boast Joel Embiid, who leads the team with an outstanding 35.0 points per game.
Player Spotlight: Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid is a key player for the 76ers, contributing an impressive 35.0 points per game with high shooting percentages.
The Bulls, positioned 10th in the Eastern Conference with a 15-19 record, rely on DeMar DeRozan, who leads the team with 22.4 points per game.
Player Spotlight: DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan is a key player for the Bulls, showcasing his skills with 22.4 points per game and impressive shooting percentages.
The Bulls are missing Onuralp Bitim, Zach LaVine, and Lonzo Ball, while the 76ers are without De'Anthony Melton.
The Bulls won their last game against the 76ers with a score of 105-92 on December 30, 2023. The 76ers secured a victory against the Houston Rockets with a score of 131-127 on December 29, 2023.
The 76ers are poised for victory and to cover the -10.5 points spread in this game. In their previous encounter, the 76ers suffered a loss against the Bulls due to Joel Embiid's absence. With Embiid back in action, expect a dominant performance, and the 76ers to secure a convincing win against the Bulls.
Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -10.5
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