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LaVine and the Bulls take on the Heat

November 27, 2021 GMT

Miami Heat (12-7, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (13-7, second in the Eastern Conference)

Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bulls -1.5; over/under is 212

BOTTOM LINE: Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls take on the Miami Heat. LaVine currently ranks fifth in the NBA averaging 25.8 points per game.

The Bulls are 7-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. Chicago ranks third in the Eastern Conference with 14.0 fast break points per game led by LaVine averaging 3.8.

The Heat are 6-3 against Eastern Conference opponents. Miami ranks seventh in the league with 24.1 assists per game led by Kyle Lowry averaging 7.5.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lonzo Ball is averaging 12.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.9 steals for the Bulls. LaVine is averaging 25.4 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Jimmy Butler is scoring 23.9 points per game with 5.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists for the Heat. Tyler Herro is averaging 22.2 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 43.6% over the past 10 games for Miami.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bulls: 6-4, averaging 107.4 points, 42.0 rebounds, 22.8 assists, 8.4 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.7 points per game.

Heat: 5-5, averaging 106.2 points, 43.5 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 8.1 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.3 points.

INJURIES: Bulls: Patrick Williams: out (left wrist).

Heat: Victor Oladipo: out (right knee), Markieff Morris: out (neck), Marcus Garrett: day to day (wrist).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.