Free NBA Picks Today: Chicago Bulls vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/23

Free NBA Picks Today: Chicago Bulls vs Memphis Grizzlies 4/2/23
Sun 2nd April 2023

The Chicago Bulls (37-40, 20-18 Home), one of the league’s top shooting teams, play host to the Memphis Grizzlies (49-28, 15-22 Away) on Sunday. Memphis topped the Los Angeles Clippers 108-94 at FedExForum on Friday. Desmond Bane was a top performer with 22 points and nine assists.

The Grizzlies are second in the Western Conference. Chicago won in impressive fashion on Friday at Spectrum Center, beating the Charlotte Hornets 121-91. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, carrying the team. The Bulls are 10th in the Eastern Conference.

It’s the final meeting of the season between the teams. After taking the only prior season matchup against Chicago 104-89 at FedExForum on February 7, their fifth straight head-to-head victory, Memphis will be pursuing a season sweep. Ja Morant led the Grizzlies with 34 points, seven assists, and six rebounds.

Nikola Vucevic had 28 points, 17 rebounds, and six assists in defeat. Morant is averaging 26.6 points per game, ninth-highest in the league, to lead the Grizzlies in scoring this season. Morant also has dished 8.0 assists per game, seventh-most in the NBA. Meanwhile, Jaren Jackson Jr. is grabbing 6.7 rebounds.

Zach LaVine (24.9 ppg) and DeRozan (24.9) have powered the Bulls on offense. DeRozan also has doled out 5.1 assists per game. Vucevic has posted 11.1 rebounds per game. The Bulls are shooting 49.1% from the field, ranking as one of the NBA’s most accurate field goal shooting teams (3rd).

The Grizzlies have had the advantage in the last 10 visits to United Center, winning six.In the last 10 games, Memphis is 8-2 with an average margin of +6.1 (124.7-118.6). For the season, the Grizzlies are averaging 116.8 points per game, compared to 112.5 for opponents.

Chicago has a 6-4 record over the last 10, scoring 115.1 points per game on average while holding opponents to 110.8 (+4.3 margin).


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Luke Kennard: 24.8 | 13.0 | +11.8
Rebounds per game:
Xavier Tillman: 7.6 | 5.0 | +2.6
Ja Morant: 3.5 | 5.8 | -2.3
Assists per game:
Tyus Jones: 7.0 | 5.1 | +1.9


(Last Five | Season Average | Differential)
Points + Rebounds + Assists:
Coby White: 24.4 | 14.6 | +9.8
Points per game:
Coby White: 13.4 | 9.2 | +4.2
Rebounds per game:
Andre Drummond: 8.8 | 6.6 | +2.1
Assists per game:
DeMar DeRozan: 6.5 | 5.1 | +1.4

SportsTips’ NBA Pick:

Chicago Bulls (+115)

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