Curry and Golden State visit DeRozan and the Bulls

Golden State Warriors (30-11, second in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (27-12, first in the Eastern Conference)

Chicago; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: bulls -3.5; more / less than 222.5

Bottom Line: DeMar DeRozan and Stephen Curry meet when they face Chicago Golden State. DeRozan ranks seventh in the NBA with an average of 26.0 points per game and Curry ranks sixth in the league with an average of 26.4 points per game.

The bulls are 15-5 in their court. Chicago ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference with 34.1 defensive rebounds per game led by Nikola Vucevic, averaging 9.3.

The Warriors went 12-8 away from home. Golden State is fourth in the Western Conference with 46.2 rebounds per game led by Draymond Green with an average of 7.6.

The teams are tied for the second time this season. In the last game on November 13, the Warriors won 119-93 by 40 points from Curry, while Zach Lavigne scored 23 points for the Bulls.

Top Players: DeRozan averages 26 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 4.7 assists for the Bulls. LaVine has averaged 24.5 points over Chicago’s last 10 games.

Curry averages 4.9 making 3 throws per game for the Warriors, scoring 26.4 points while shooting 38.4% from outside the arc. Andrew Wiggins shoots 46.5% with an average of 18.1 points over Golden State’s last 10 games.

Last 10 games: Bulls: 8-2, averaging 117.8 points, 43.6 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 50.2% of the field. Their opponents averaged 112.3 points per game.

Warriors: 5-5, averaging 103.4 points, 44.4 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 10.4 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% of the field. Their opponents averaged 104.0 points.

Injuries: Bulls: Patrick Williams: out (left wrist), Derek Jones Jr.: out (knee), Tyler Cook: out (ankle), Jafonte Green: out (closer), Alex Caruso: out (foot/health and safety protocols).

Warriors: Draymond Green: outside (calf), James Wiseman: outside (knee).

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

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