The Chicago Bulls (22-25) visit the Charlotte Hornets (13-36) at Spectrum Center, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, January 26, 2023. The Hornets are 6-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set at 234.5 points for this matchup.
How to bet Bulls vs. Hornets
Chicago Bulls vs. Charlotte Hornets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6 points, with bookmakers listing the Bulls as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -228 odds to pick up the win, while the Hornets are listed at +188 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 234.5 points.
Bulls vs. Hornets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, January 26, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
- Arena: Spectrum Center
Bulls vs. Hornets Betting Trends
The Bulls have played 47 games, with 26 wins against the spread. Chicago has been victorious in eight, or 44.4%, of the 18 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Bulls games this year have hit the over 21 times in 49 opportunities (42.9%).
The Hornets have played 49 games, with 19 wins against the spread. Charlotte has won eight of the 38 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (21.1%). Hornets games this season have hit the over on 26 of 49 set point totals (53.1%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bulls vs. Hornets Injury Report
Hornets: Cody Martin: Out (Knee), Gordon Hayward: Questionable (Hamstring), LaMelo Ball: Questionable (Wrist/Ankle), Kelly Oubre: Out (Hand), Miles Bridges: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
This year, Chicago is scoring 114.6 points per game (13th-ranked in NBA) and giving up 114.7 points per contest (18th-ranked). The Bulls put up 115.2 points per game when playing at home, compared to 114.1 points per game away from home, a difference of 1.1 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Bulls have been scoring 115.8 points per contest, an average that’s a little higher than the 114.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Chicago is averaging 10.7 threes per game (third-worst in NBA), and it owns a 36.8% three-point percentage (10th-ranked). Of the shots attempted by the Bulls in 2022-23, 66.8% of them have been two-pointers (75% of the team’s made baskets) and 33.2% have been from beyond the arc (25%).
What you need to know about the Charlotte Hornets
Charlotte is 25th in the league in points scored (112 per game) and third-worst in points allowed (119.1). The Hornets score 109.7 points per game at home, and 113.8 on the road. In their past 10 games, the Hornets are posting 115 points per game, three more than their season average (112).
Beyond the arc, Charlotte is fifth-worst in the league in 3-pointers made per game (10.8). And it is worst in 3-point percentage at 32.6%. The Hornets attempt 35.7% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 64.3% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 25.8% of the Hornets’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 74.2% are 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this contest is the Bulls, and we project that Hornets will cover the spread (Bulls -6). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 234.5 points.
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