Philadelphia 76ers (39-24) welcome Chicago Bulls (39-25) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 5:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls: Match Details
Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Time: 5:30 AM IST OR 7:00 PM ET (March 7)
Location: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers have been in great form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won four times, losing just once (WWWWL). They are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
Chicago Bulls have been in terrible form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won once, losing four times (WLLLL). However, they are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
The 76ers currently sit in second place in the Eastern Conference. While the Bulls are positioned two places below them, in fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on February 6, 2022 and it ended in a 119-108 win for the 76ers away in Chicago. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Philadelphia 76ers– Joel Embiid
Joel Embiid leads the NBA this season for Points per game (29.6), ahead of the likes of Giannis Antetokounmpo (29.4) and LeBron James (28.8).
Embiid also leads the Rebounds per game (11.1) and Blocks per game (1.4) for Philadelphia and is third in Assists per game (4.4).
However, he also has the most Turnovers per game (2.9) for the 76ers, which makes him a player to watch out for.
Chicago Bulls– DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan has the fourth-highest Points per game (28.1) this season in NBA.
Derozan has the most games (60) and minutes per game (35.9) for the Bulls this term.
He is joint-first with Lonzo Ball for Assists per game (5.1) and has the third-highest Rebounds per game (5.3).
Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls: Key Points
- Philadelphia is 18-13 at home, while Chicago is 15-15 away.
- The 76ers have won each of their last ten games against the Bulls.
- Joel Embiid (40) and DeMar DeRozan (45) led the scoring in their last head-to-head.
- James Harden did not play 76ers’ last match against the Heat, ‘as part of his scheduled left hamstring management’.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls: Match Prediction
Chicago Bulls are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Philadelphia 76ers, especially because of their recent good form and the poor current form of the Bulls.
Predicted Winner: Philadelphia 76ers
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.