Los Angeles Lakers (@1.36) vs Chicago Bulls (@3.25)
06-11-2019

Our Prediction:

Los Angeles Lakers will win

Los Angeles Lakers – Chicago Bulls Match Prediction | 06-11-2019 20:10

As a team they are 28th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 14th in the league. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 54%, which is 7th in the league. Chicago is 29th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.2 on the defensive end. In terms of pace they are 18th in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 28th. The Bulls are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.7, and their defensive rating of 109 is ranked 18th.

The Lakers are 13th in defense while the Bulls are 25th in the same criteria an over in the totals is in place. The NBA Pick for this match is Los Angeles Lakers -1.5. Predicted to win this encounter is the Lakers at a score of 115-112. Los Angeles Lakers vs Chicago Bulls. The Lakers lost its twop starting players: SF Brandon Ingram (shoulder) and PG Lonzo Ball (ankle) are out for the season while Center Tyson Chandler is out of this ball game with a neck strain.

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Los Angeles is 22nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. In terms of pace they are 19th in the league with 101.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 16th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 28th in the league. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 30th in the league. The Lakers are 17th in the NBA in offensive rating with 106.7, and their defensive rating of 96.5 is ranked 1st.

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On the flip side, opponents have hit a 29th-ranked 79.1% from the charity stripe against the Lakers. When it comes to taking advantage of free points, the Lakers are the worst in the league (69%). The combination of these two elements in a game forecasted to be settled by a point makes the Lakers a hazardous play given the fact they leave so many points on the table. The Lakers remain one of the worst free-throw shooting teams in the NBA on both sides of the court.

The Los Angeles Lakers is 11th in the West with a 30-36 win/loss slate and now ranks 21rst in the League. James leads the Lakers with 27.1 ppg, 51.3% ion FG shooting, and 65.8% from the free throw area. The Lakers are striving with 46.3 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 5.4 blocks, and 7.2 steals per match. The team is 2-10-1 ATS in its last 13 matches versus a team that has a winning average below .400 and its last 6 matches on the road went under the totals against a team that has a losing slate at home. The Los Angeles Lakers are coping with 112.0 ppg at 47.4% from the field but allows rival teams to stomp in 114.0 ppg.

He grabs 11.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. LeBron James averages 25.5 points per contest in 35.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 11.2 assists per game and 8.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Anthony Davis comes into this game averaging 28.5 points per contest while playing 35.2 minutes per night. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 88%.

Offensively, Los Angeles is putting up 111.4 points per game while shooting 47 percent from the field. Defensively, the Lakers are giving up 110.6 points per game while holding opponents to just 44.4 percent shooting. LeBron James continues to miss time with his groin injury while Rajon Rondo is out until later in the month with his finger injury. The Lakers are in the middle of the road on offense and defense this year. Kyle Kuzma is leading the team right now with 18.8 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Brandon Ingram is adding 16.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.

Opponents average 47.3 rebounds a game which ranks 21st, and they allow 21.3 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in the league. The Lakers allow 99.3 points per contest which is 3rd in the NBA. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 25th in the NBA. In the turnover department they are 23rd with 15.0 per game. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 6th. They average 45.2 boards per contest and 23.2 assists per game, which ranks them 16th and 17th in those offensive categories. Los Angeles averages 109.8 points per contest, which is 15th in the league. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 5th in defensive field goal percentage. They force 19.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the NBA.