Chicago Bulls vs Oklahoma City Thunder – Preview, Tips and Odds

NBA
Chicago Bulls
Final
110:124
Oklahoma City Thunder
Highlights and Stats


The United Center in Chicago will host the basketball game between the Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder, who are set to face off on Friday, 13th of January, 09:00 PM EST. Chicago is positioned at #10 in the standings of Eastern Conference with a 19-23 record, while OKC is occupying the 13th place in the Western Conference, having an 18-23 balance.

Chicago Bulls vs Oklahoma City Thunder Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-25-2022
TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4OTFinal
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
30 29 21 30 9 119
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
32 27 28 23 13 123

The previous game between those two opponents was held on November 25th, when the Oklahoma City Thunder recorded a 123-119 victory at home. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander lit up the floor, notching 30 points while also adding 7 dimes and 8 rebounds to his account to end the match as the Oklahoma City Thunder MVP on the night. DeMar DeRozan led the Chicago Bulls, finishing with 30 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists, but these personal numbers proved insufficient for the win. The balance across the last five meetings between the two franchises shows a 2-3 superiority for the Chicago Bulls. These five match-ups finished with an average of 229.4 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-25-202202-12-202201-24-202203-16-202101-15-2021
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
119106 111123 125
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
123 101110 102127

Chicago Bulls Form

*Last 10 Chicago Bulls Games - 5:5
01-11-202301-09-202301-07-202301-06-202301-04-202301-02-202312-31-202212-30-202212-28-202212-26-2022
100:97@ Washington Wizards107:99@ Boston Celtics126:118vs Utah Jazz112:126@ Philadelphia 76ers121:112vs Brooklyn Nets145:134@ Cleveland Cavaliers102:103vs Cleveland Cavaliers132:118vs Detroit Pistons119:113vs Milwaukee Bucks118:133vs Houston Rockets

The Chicago Bulls were last on the court on Wednesday, January 11th, when they were defeated by the Washington Wizards, 100-97. Zach LaVine was the Bulls’ stand-out performer on the night and finished the game with 38 points, 2 dimes, and 5 rebounds. Chigago shot an average of 46.6% from the floor, 66.7% from the free throw line, and a poor 31.0% from downtown. The Chicago Bulls hold a 5-5 balance across the last 10 meetings and, at the moment, are on a run of two consecutive losses. The team is performing at a mediocre level at the United Center with an 11-9 home record. The Bulls will face the Golden State Warriors at the United Center in their next outing on Sunday, January 15th.

Chicago Bulls Averages this Season

  • Points For
    114.20
  • Points Against
    114.90
  • Assits
    24.79
  • Rebounds
    42.66
  • Steals
    7.47
  • Turnovers
    14.28
  • Blocks
    4.77
  • Points Difference
    -0.70

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Chicago Bulls Standout Performer

  • DeMar DeRozan

    Even though he has been sidelined since 01/09, DeMar DeRozan has been the franchise's standout performer this season contributing with 26.1 points per game. On average he spends 36.0 minutes on the court, delivers 4.9 assists and grabs 5.0 boards.

Chicago Bulls Missing Players

  • Lonzo Ball
    Knee surgery
  • Javonte Green
    Knee
  • Tony Bradley
    Medical Protocols
  • DeMar DeRozan
    Quadriceps
  • Zach LaVine
    Hand

Oklahoma City Thunder Form

*Last 10 Oklahoma City Thunder Games - 5:5
01-12-202301-10-202301-08-202301-06-202301-04-202301-03-202312-31-202212-29-202212-27-202212-23-2022
114:133@ Philadelphia 76ers112:111@ Miami Heat120:109vs Dallas Mavericks127:110vs Washington Wizards126:115@ Orlando Magic150:117vs Boston Celtics96:115vs Philadelphia 76ers121:113@ Charlotte Hornets130:114vs San Antonio Spurs125:128vs New Orleans Pelicans

On January 12, the Oklahoma City Thunder won 114-133 when they came up against the Philadelphia 76ers on the road. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander fueled his side to the victory, delivering 37 points, 6 rebounds, and 8 assists for 35 minutes of service on the night. 51.2% of his team’s field goal attempts hit the basket. The Thunder’s roster also averaged 93.9% free throws and a fantastic 42.4% 3-point shooting on the night. OKC won five of their last ten meetings while losing five, and they are currently on a W1 streak. The team has a negative 5-14 record when playing on the road this season. The Oklahoma City Thunder are scheduled to next face the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday, January 15th, away from home.

Oklahoma City Thunder Averages This Season

  • Points For
    116.70
  • Points Against
    116.50
  • Assits
    24.61
  • Rebounds
    44.82
  • Steals
    8.29
  • Turnovers
    14.47
  • Blocks
    5.20
  • Points Difference
    0.20

Field Goal Percentage

3-Point Percentage

Free Throw Percentage

Oklahoma City Thunder Standout Performer

  • Shai GilgeousAlexander

    The organization's best player this term has been Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, as he has aided the cause with 30.8 points, 5.6 dimes and 4.8 boards for an average of 35.7 minutes spent on court.

Oklahoma City Thunder Missing Players

  • Chet Holmgren
    Foot
  • Ousmane Dieng
    Wrist

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
31 27 32 20 110
Oklahoma City Thunder
Oklahoma City Thunder
33 39 19 33 124
Chicago BullsOklahoma City Thunder
  • Score

    110
    124
  • Field Goals Made

    38
    47
  • Field Goals Attempts

    85
    92
  • 3 pts Made

    12
    11
  • 3 pts Attempts

    38
    33
  • Free Throws Made

    22
    19
  • Free Throws Attempts

    24
    22
  • Rebounds Total

    42
    46
  • Rebounds Offence

    10
    12
  • Rebounds Defence

    32
    34
  • Assists

    30
    22
  • Steals

    7
    12
  • Blocks

    5
    6
  • Turnovers

    16
    11
  • Personal Fouls

    17
    19

Player Ratings

Chicago Bulls

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Nikola Vucevic3991464.31425.000038114104219-13
Zach LaVine3751926.31812.5141593.30665002025-18
Coby White3371546.74944.411100.00666001019+4
Alex Caruso334666.72450.01250.02245512311-6
Derrick Jones Jr.313742.91250.0000134103027-2
Patrick Williams2661154.52633.344100.02353112318-13
Ayo Dosunmu23050.0010.022100.0224200342-18
Goran Dragic174850.01425.0000022400239-5
Dalen Terry1000000000000000000+1

Oklahoma City Thunder

PLAYERMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOPFPTS+/-
Jalen Williams34101283.31333.311100.01783200222+23
Shai GilgeousAlexander3371450.0010.07887.50556422321+4
Josh Giddey32111861.11333.322100.028106023225+18
Luguentz Dort2541040.01520.022100.01012100211+12
Kenrich Williams243933.32450.0000268010008+7
Mike Muscala2431030.02922.2000314000228+3
Darius Bazley224850.01250.05771.41341310014+18
Aaron Wiggins162450.000022100.0123101136+4
Tre Mann161333.31250.0000011000123-7
Lindy Waters III152450.02450.0000112310136-12

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