Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Miami Heat
Final
108:116
Chicago Bulls
Highlights and Stats


The Chicago Bulls will travel to Miami for their opening game of the new NBA season against the Miami Heat, scheduled to take place at the FTX Arena on 10/19 at 07:30 PM EST. Last campaign the Bulls finished 6th in the Eastern Conference with a balance of 46-36, but were eliminated in the 2nd round of the play-offs by Milwaukee Bucks in the 1st round. The Heat concluded the previous regular season having a 53-29 record, which was enough for the top spot. Miami reached the Eastern Conference finals, where they lost to the Boston Celtics in 7 games.

Miami Heat vs Chicago Bulls Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 04-02-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
31 35 32 29 127
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
30 27 22 30 109

Both teams last met in April, when Miami Heat recorded a 127-109 win over Chicago Bulls on the road. Jimmy Butler was the winners’ main weapon on the floor, ending the game with 22 points, catching 7 boards and delivering 6 assists. On the other half of the floor, Zach LaVine was the top performer, concluding with an overall of 33 points, 5 rebounds and 2 dimes. This was not enough for his team to steal the victory. Chicago Bulls have the worse H2H balance in the last five games, recording 4 losses, while winning just once in the process. The teams were responsible for an average of 216.0 pts. during those five clashes.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team04-02-202202-28-202212-11-202111-27-202104-26-2021
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
127112 118 107102
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
109 9992104 110

Miami Heat Form

*Last 10 Miami Heat Games - 6:4
10-12-202210-10-202210-07-202210-06-202210-04-202205-29-202205-27-202205-25-202205-23-202205-21-2022
120:103vs New Orleans Pelicans118:110vs Houston Rockets108:111@ Memphis Grizzlies80:109@ Brooklyn Nets111:121vs Minnesota Timberwolves96:100vs Boston Celtics103:111@ Boston Celtics80:93vs Boston Celtics102:82@ Boston Celtics103:109@ Boston Celtics

The Heat did a good job on 10/12 when winning 120-103 against the New Orleans Pelicans on home floor. Bam Adebayo scored 25 points, added 4 rebounds and 5 assists, which proved enough to secure the victory for his team. As a team the Miami Heat finished the match averaging 47.1% field goals, 75.0% from the foul line and 39.0% three pointers. The franchise will come up against the Boston Celtics in their next game, which is set for 10-21-2022.

Chicago Bulls Form

*Last 10 Chicago Bulls Games - 5:5
10-11-202210-09-202210-07-202210-04-202204-27-202204-24-202204-22-202204-20-202204-17-202204-10-2022
127:104vs Milwaukee Bucks98:115@ Toronto Raptors131:113vs Denver Nuggets125:129vs New Orleans Pelicans116:100@ Milwaukee Bucks95:119vs Milwaukee Bucks81:111vs Milwaukee Bucks110:114@ Milwaukee Bucks93:86@ Milwaukee Bucks120:124@ Minnesota Timberwolves

The previous meeting of Chicago Bulls was on Tuesday, 11th of October when coming up against the Milwaukee Bucks at home and ended in a 127-104 win. 22 points, 5 assists and 5 rebounds for 32 minutes were enough for Patrick Williams to lead and be the Bulls’ most valuable player. 53.2% of the Chicago Bulls’s field goal shots ended finding the basket, as they also averaged 73.9% from the foul line and 32.3% three-pointers. The road swing will continue for Chicago Bulls, as they are visiting at Capital One Arena for their next fixture against the Washington Wizards on Friday, October 21st.

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Miami Heat
Miami Heat
33 26 27 22 108
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
28 31 37 20 116
Miami HeatChicago Bulls
  • Score

    108
    116
  • Field Goals Made

    37
    41
  • Field Goals Attempts

    80
    93
  • 3 pts Made

    12
    13
  • 3 pts Attempts

    28
    36
  • Free Throws Made

    22
    21
  • Free Throws Attempts

    28
    28
  • Rebounds Total

    46
    46
  • Rebounds Offence

    8
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    38
    34
  • Assists

    21
    23
  • Steals

    6
    12
  • Blocks

    2
    6
  • Turnovers

    19
    15
  • Personal Fouls

    24
    26

Player Ratings

Miami Heat

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jimmy Butler3751145.5000141687.53583112224-12
Kyle Lowry351714.3050.0000055410342-13
Bam Adebayo3451533.30002366.71892015412-15
Tyler Herro3481553.34850.03475.00661201223-18
Max Strus317977.85771.43560.01671002322+3
Caleb Martin293933.31333.3000134320027-7
Gabe Vincent161425.0010.0000000300412+7
Dewayne Dedmon135683.311100.00001231002511+5
Duncan Robinson112450.01333.3000134300015+8
Haywood Highsmith0000000000000000000+2

Chicago Bulls

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
DeMar DeRozan36142263.62366.771163.61569211337+13
Ayo Dosunmu3671450.03650.00001564212217+15
Nikola Vucevic3351338.51520.044100.0512172031115+16
Alex Caruso3021020.01616.71250.0235420446+9
Patrick Williams282633.3020.0000022010114-4
Coby White2541136.42728.600002201013100
Goran Dragic194850.04580.0020.00002201212-9
Javonte Green181250.0010.044100.0033110066+8
Andre Drummond152728.6010.055100.0325111349-8

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