Heat vs Bulls: Miami seeks 8th consecutive victory
Miami Heat take on Chicago Bulls in a bid to extend their winning streak. DeRozan and Herro are top performers.
The Miami Heat, currently fourth in the Eastern Conference with an 8-4 record, will be facing off against the Chicago Bulls, who are 12th in the conference with a 4-9 record. Miami is on a seven-game winning streak and will be looking to extend it with a victory over Chicago.
The Bulls have a 3-5 record in conference games and are ranked eighth in the Eastern Conference for offensive rebounds, averaging 11.3 per game, with Andre Drummond leading the way with 2.5 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, the Heat have a 5-3 record in conference play and have yet to win a game by a margin of 10 or more points.
In terms of 3-pointers, the Bulls make an average of 10.9 per game, which is 2.9 fewer than the Heat give up, while the Heat make an average of 12.1 per game, which is 2.2 fewer than the Bulls give up on average.
Key players for the Bulls include DeMar DeRozan, who is averaging 23.3 points, 3.3 assists, and 1.5 steals, and Zach LaVine, who is averaging 21.9 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 3.5 assists over the past 10 games. For the Heat, Tyler Herro is averaging 22 points and 4.3 assists, and Bam Adebayo is averaging 20.1 points, 9.7 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 1.5 steals over the last 10 games.
In their last 10 games, the Bulls have a 3-7 record, averaging 108.9 points, 41.5 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 9.1 steals, and 4.6 blocks per game, while shooting 45.2% from the field. On the other hand, the Heat have a 7-3 record, averaging 111.4 points, 40.7 rebounds, 26.1 assists, 8.9 steals, and 3.6 blocks per game, while shooting 47.4% from the field.
In terms of injuries, the Bulls will be without Dalen Terry (patella) and Lonzo Ball is out for the season with a knee injury.
This article was created using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.