On Friday evening, the Chicago Bulls will play against the Portland Trail Blazers in a game that spans conferences. The Bulls are presently in 10th place in the Eastern Conference and are striving to secure a position in the playoffs. Conversely, the Trail Blazers are currently in 13th place in the Western Conference and have little chance of making it to the playoffs. The game is scheduled to commence at 10:00 PM EST.
As the Bulls travel to Portland, they are in a tight race for the final playoff spot with only ten games remaining in the regular season. They recently lost 116-91 to the Sixers at home, ending a three-game winning streak. Despite trailing 23-1 at the outset of the game, they were able to rally, but it was insufficient. Due to a quad strain, DeMar DeRozan exited the game early, recording a season-low four points. Coby White and Zach LaVine led the team in scoring with 19 and 16 points, respectively. The Bulls’ objective is to maintain their playoff position and have decent rankings in field goal percentage and scoring defense, although they struggle with total rebounds.
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The Trail Blazers had a six-game losing streak recently that destroyed their aspirations of reaching the Western Conference play-in games. They won their last game against the Jazz, with Damian Lillard, Shaedon Sharpe, and Trendon Watford contributing significantly. The Blazers are presently ranked 15th in the NBA in scoring and 18th in scoring defense. They have experienced difficulties with total rebounds and turnovers per game but have strong rankings in field goal percentage and 3pt shooting.
Both teams have players who are day-to-day due to injuries, and Jerami Grant of the Blazers is uncertain to play in the game. The Blazers are presently in a rebuilding phase and must work on enhancing their performance in the offseason.
Chicago Bulls vs Portland Trail Blazers Game Information
- Date: 03/24/2023
- Time: 10:10 PM ET
- Location: Moda Center.
- How to Watch Bulls vs Trail Blazers: NBC Sports Boston
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass
Bulls vs Trail Blazers Betting Lines
Trail Blazers are +140 according to our Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $140. On the other side, Bulls are –160 according to the Vegas NBA Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $62.50.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines have Trail Blazers at a 41.67% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Bulls have 61.54% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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