NBA Summer League: New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction and Odds
New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction: The Chicago Bulls will start as favorites to win their upcoming game against the New York Knicks. However, the odds for this Game predicts a win for the Knicks.
An interesting matchup is lined up for tonight as the Chicago Bulls are set to lock horns with the New York Knicks. The game will be held at the Cox Pavilion in Nevada. Both teams are coming off an exciting win in the last fixture.
The Chicago Bulls defeated Dallas Mavericks in OT with a lead of just 1 point. Marko Simonovic who is playing his second season added a double-double and played a key role in his side’s win. Simonovic finished with 27 points along with 13 rebounds. For a moment in the second quarter, the Bulls were trailing by 14 points. But they made a great comeback in the final minutes and outscored the opposition in the third and fourth quarters to force OT. The Bulls will look to dominate the Knicks from the start of the game tonight.
The New York Knicks’ last fixture ended with an emphatic win over the Warriors. Quentin Grimes turned out to be the star of the game with 24 points. The Knicks started firmly with a 26-20 lead. However, the Warriors bounced back and got a three-point advantage by halftime. The third quarter turned out to be a crucial one as the Knicks outscored the Warriors by a margin of 13 points and eventually won the contest. They need to repeat the same form against the Bulls tonight.
The Chicago Bulls had a better last season in the NBA if we compare it with the New York Knicks. The Bulls finished at 46-36 at the 6th position in the Eastern Conference. Their journey ended with a 1-4 defeat to the Milwaukee Bucks in Playoff Round 1. The New York Knicks, on the other hand, finished at 37-45 at the 11th position in the Eastern Conference and couldn’t qualify for the playoffs.
New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction and Odds
|Smarkets||Odds: 2.40||Odds: 1.46||Knicks|
Bulls vs Knicks Prediction: Overall team Stats from NBA 2021-22 Regular Season
|Points per game||111.6||106.5|
|Rebounds per game||42.3||46.1|
|Assists per game||23.9||21.9|
|Steals per game||7.1||7.0|
|Blocks per game||4.1||4.9|
New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction: Summer League Roster
Ethan Thompson, Malcolm Hill, Dalen Terry, Carlik Jones, Javon Freeman-Liberty, Justin Wright-Foreman, Perrion Callandret, Sindarius Thornwell
Justin Lewis, Akoldah Gak, Henri Dell
Marko Simonovic, Makur Maker
New York Knicks:
Jahvon Blair, Trevor Keels, Miles McBride, Jean Montero, M.J. Walker
Quentin Grimes, Vince Edwards, Feron Hunt, DaQuan Jeffries, Micah Potter, Quinton Rose, D’Shawn Schwartz
Aamir Simms, Jericho Sims
Bulls vs Knicks Prediction: H2H in NBA Summer League
There have been 15 games so far between these two sides in the NBA Summer League. The New York Knicks is currently leading with 9 wins. The Bulls, on the other hand, could win 6 of them. If we talk about the last 5 matchups, 3 games were won by New York and 2 by Chicago. In the previous meeting, the New York Knicks defeated the Chicago Bulls with a score of 109-104.
Bulls vs Knicks Prediction: Predicted Lineup
Chicago Bulls: Guard- Malcolm Hills | Guard- Carlik Jones | Forward- Dalen Terry | Forward- Justin Lewis | Center- Marko Simonovic
New York Knicks: Guard- Trevor Keels | Guard- Miles McBride | Forward- Quentin Grimes | Forward- Feron Hunt | Center- Jericho Sims
New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction: Top Performer from Previous Fixture
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New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction: Predicted Winner
It is surely going to be a close contest as both teams have got wins in the last fixture. The H2H stats in the NBA Summer league is favoring the New York Knicks, However, the Chicago Bulls’ fighting spirit can prove to be a crucial factor today. The team having the lead needs to make sure not to lose the momentum in the final minutes. The predictions and betting markets are favoring the Bulls for this game.