Chicago Bulls (45-32) welcome Miami Heat (49-28) at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 5:30 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat: Match Details
Date: Sunday, April 3, 2022
Time: 5:30 AM IST OR 8:00 PM ET (April 2)
Location: United Center, Chicago
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Chicago Bulls have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (LWLWW). They are 4-6 in their last 10 games.
Miami Heat have been in okay form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (LLLWW). They are 5-5 in their last 10 games.
The Bulls currently sit in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. While the Heat are positioned four places above them, in first place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on February 28, 2022 and it ended in a 112-99 win for the Heat in Miami. This will be their fourth meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Chicago Bulls– DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan has been the standout player for Chicago this season.
DeRozan is averaging 27.7 points (most), 5.4 rebounds (second-most) and 5.0 assists (second-most) for the Bulls.
In their last match, DeRozan put up 50 points in the win against Clippers and scored or assisted on 13 of their 17 points in the extra period, too.
Miami Heat– Jimmy Butler
Jimmy Butler is averaging 21.3 points (most), 5.9 rebounds (second-most) and 5.5 assists (second-most) for the Heat.
Butler also has the highest Steals (1.7) and third-highest Blocks (0.5) per game for Miami, making him an all-round player.
In their last match, he had team-high 24 points against Boston Celtics.
Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat: Key Points
- Chicago are 27-10 at home, while the Heat are 22-16 away.
- Miami have won 7 of the last 8 regular season games between the two.
- Lonzo Ball of the Bulls has the fourth highest 3-point percentage (42.3) in NBA this season.
- In their most recent head-to-head, Zach Lavine (22 points) and Coby White (6 assists), both from Chicago led the game-highs.
- Caleb Martin of the Heat is doubtful for this match.
Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat: Match Prediction
Chicago Bulls are underdogs for this game. Oddsmakers are favoring Miami Heat, especially because of their overall performance as a joint-team and superior head-to-head in recent meetings.
Predicted Winner: Miami Heat
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