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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
While still projected to be one of the worst teams in the league they did improve their projected win total with Satoransky and Thaddeus Young. There are 3 teams who have 200/1, 0.5% odds to win the championship. They have no chance to win the championship. They are not a good value to win the East either at 80/1, 1.2%. The Bulls are averaging 30.5 wins per sim so we recommend betting them to come under 34 wins. At +225 the Bulls are not a good value to make the playoffs with a 2.2% chance. They have less than 1% chance to win the division. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #11 in the East.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
Their 22-60 record last season failed to meet expectations. Their game-by-game odds projected record was 25-57. They were not good against the spread going 35-46-1 (-1560 loss). More of their games came in under (42) than went over (37). They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Charlotte Hornets. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
SHOOTING (WEAKNESS): They are a bad shooting team with a true FG% of 54.1% (#27 in League). The team shooting has declined to 50.9% in their last 7 games. They average 104.9 pts per game vs an expected average (based on pre-game odds) of 105.8. On the road they average 106.3 (104.9 expected), and at home 103.6 ppg (106.7 expected).
DEFENSE (WEAKNESS): They are not a good defensive team allowing opponents to shoot 57.3 true FG% (#26 in League). They allow 113.4 pts per game vs an expected value of 112.1. They are allowing 113.3 (113.2 expected) on the road, and at home 113.4 ppg (111 expected).
REBOUNDING (WEAKNESS): They are outrebounded by opponents by 3.3 per game (#28 in league).
TURNOVERS (BELOW AVERAGE): They have an average turnover margin of -0.7 per game (#19 in league).
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Zach LaVine who is projected to be the #20 Guard. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|34||Carter Jr., Wendell||C||6-10||259||04/16/1999||1||Duke|
|9||Doyle, Milton||SG||6-4||185||10/31/1993||1||Kansas; Loyola (Chicago)|
|6||Felicio, Cristiano||PF||6-10||280||07/07/1992||4||No College|
|15||Hutchison, Chandler||SF||6-7||197||04/26/1996||1||Boise State|
|22||Porter Jr., Otto||SF||6-8||198||06/03/1993||6||Georgetown|
|31||Satoransky, Tomas||SG||6-7||210||10/30/1991||3||No College|
|45||Valentine, Denzel||SG||6-6||210||11/16/1993||3||Michigan State|
|0||White, Coby||PG||6-5||185||02/16/2000||0||North Carolina|
|21||Young, Thaddeus||SF||6-8||221||06/21/1988||12||Georgia Tech|