Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Prediction: Injury Report, Starting 5s, Betting Odds and Spread - November 30 | 2022-23 NBA Season

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The Chicago Bulls will visit the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, November 30, for the first of two meetings between these teams scheduled for the season.

The 9-11 Bulls are in 12th place in the Eastern Conference, however, they have won three of their past four games. Chicago has been a middle-of-the-pack team on both sides of the ball. Offensively, they rank 17th in points per game and 21st in offensive rating, while their defensive ranks 13th in opponents points per game and 10th in defensive rating.

The 14-6 Suns are currently leading the Western Conference and are on a five-game winning streak. Phoenix has played great on both sides off the ball, as they rank eleventh in points per game, second in offensive rating, and sixth in both opponents points per game and defensive rating.

The Bulls are 4-6 on the road, while the Suns are 11-1 at home.

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Match Details

Fixture: Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns

Date and Time: Wednesday, November 30th, 9:00 p.m. EST

Venue: Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Injury Report

The Chicago Bulls will be without point guard Lonzo Ball, who is yet to make his season debut, as he remains out following left knee surgery. Guards Ayo Dosunmu, Alex Caruso, and Goran Dragic are all probable to play, as is forward Derrick Jones Jr.

The Phoenix Suns remain without point guard Chris Paul, who will miss his 11th consecutive game with right heel soreness. Forward Cam Johnson also remains out for his 13th straight game following surgery to repair a torn meniscus.

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Injury Report

Lonzo BallChicago BullsOutKnee
Ayo DosunmuChicago BullsProbableKnee
Alex CarusoChicago BullsProbableAnkle
Goran DragicChicago BullsProbableNeck
Derrick Jones Jr.Chicago Bulls ProbableThumb
Chris PaulPhoenix SunsOutHeel
Cam JohnsonPhoenix SunsOutKnee

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Betting Odds and Spread

TeamSpreadOver/UnderMoney Line
Chicago Bulls +5.5(-110)Over 228.5(-110)+184
Phoenix Suns-5.5(-110)Under 228.5(-110)-220

Odds courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Starting 5s

Bulls - PG Ayo Dosunmu, SG Zach LaVine, SF DeMar DeRozan, PF Patrick Williams, C Nikola Vucevic

Suns - PG Cameron Payne, SG Devin Booker, SF Mikal Bridges, PF Torrey Craig, C Deandre Ayton

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns Betting Prediction

While the Chicago Bulls have played some of their best basketball of the season over the past ten days, the Phoenix Suns have been even better over that span. Furthermore, the Suns have been one of, if not the best home team in the NBA this season. Look for the Suns to protect their home floor by winning by at least six points.

Prediction: Phoenix Suns -5.5 (-110)

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