In the National Basketball Association, Wednesday night sees a boat load of games. The game we like best for Wednesday night is the Chicago Bulls on the road at the Oklahoma City Thunder. This appears to be a mismatch between these two teams.
The Chicago Bulls are 2-9 on the season, and 1-5 on the road. The Bulls are last in the NBA, scoring just 93.6 points per game. Chicago has dropped four straight games. The most recent game for the Bulls was a 39 point blowout loss on the road at the San Antonio Spurs. . The Oklahoma City Thunder are -11 at MyBookie in this National Basketball Association tilt between the Western Conference and Eastern Conference.
Thunder Looking to Reach .500
For the Oklahoma City Thunder, they are 6-7 on the season, and 4-2 at home. The Thunder are coming off back to back wins, where they scored 116 points per game in wins over the Clippers and the Mavericks. Oklahoma City is 2 games behind Minnesota in the Northwest Division.
Paul George has heated up for the Oklahoma City Thunder. George is now making nearly 42% from three point reange, and he scored 79 in the back to back wins for Oklahoma City. The Thunder as a team are scoring 103.9 points per game, with George leading the way with nearly 23 points per game. Most Valuable Player from a season ago – Russell Westbrook is dishing out just shy of 10 assists per game.
The Thunder have been winning games with their defense now. Oklahoma City, led by head coach Billy Donovan are allowing just 98.5 points per game. The Thunder are looking to get back to 50+ win, after winning 47 a season ago, and grabbing the 5th seed in the Western Conference. Oklahoma City was eliminated by Houston.
Bulls Struggling to Open Season
The Chicago Bulls are led bin scoring by Laurri Markkanen. The rookie power forward is scoring nearly 15 points per game. Bobby Portis has come back to the Bulls after starting the season suspended, and is scoring 19 points per game, in nearly 27 minutes played. The Bulls have also enjoyed the season that their big man Robin Lopez is having with 15 points per game. Chicago is getting very little bench help, as their starters are scoring a large chunk of their points on a nightly basis.
The Bulls are in dead last in the Central Division, and only ahead of Atlanta in the Eastern Conference. Chicago is on the verge of finishing under .500, after going 83-81 over the past two seasons combined.
Thunder Storm By Bulls
This has blowout written all over it. The Oklahoma City Thunder are starting to play great basketball right now, and the Chicago Bulls just are not very good. With Bobby Portis coming back, Chicago has improved, but still not a very good basketball team. Look for Oklahoma City to score, score and score more. The Oklahoma City Thunder are going to whip the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Bet on the Oklahoma City Thunder -11 at MyBookie.