Venue: United Center
Home: Chicago Bulls
Away: Portland Trail Blazers
05.02.2023, @04:00 AM (+03:00 UTC)
NBA Regular Season has been on and the trade rumors have started swirling with the biggest news being Kyrie Irving’s trade request, which has dominated the NBA headlines. Will the crafty player end up with LeBron? Who knows! But let us jump into what we know about the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Portland Trail Blazers.Get Your Welcome Bonus!
The Bulls enter the game after defeating the Hornets 114:98 as Ayu Dosunmu booked in 22 points. The Bulls have lost three of their last five games but have won five of their previous eight games. They have had a season, they have reached 27 losses and 24 wins, which means that they have a lot of catching up to do. They are in the tenth spot in the East and they are slated for a Play-in tournament finish which is rather underwhelming for Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan who have both averaged over 20 points. They have a long way to go and with Lonzo Ball nowhere close to his return. Will they blow this roster up?
Portland Trail Blazers
Portland enters the game after defeating the Wizards 124:116 as Anfernee Simons piled up 33 points. They have won three in a row and have won five of the last six but before that, they had lost eight of their ten games because of which they are at 50% wins with 26 wins and 26 losses. They are in a tight fight for the Play-in tournament against squads such as the Jazz, Pels, and the Lakers. Damian Lillard has been a fantastic presence, scoring an average of more than 34 points since January. Anfernee and Grant have slowed down a bit but they can get it up. The team may need some trades to bolster their bench.
Expert Betting Tips
The Trail Blazers have been effective but they just played last night and a back-to-back night scenario, especially with both games away from home isn’t a desirable situation. It is important to consider that Chicago had a one-day rest and will be playing at home. Despite their wayward play and Blazers’ improvement, I give the Bulls an edge and predict a 124:114 scoreline in their favor.