Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers – 01/23/16 Preview

Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers – 01/23/16 Preview

Chicago Bulls (24-18) make their way to Quicken Loans Arena in in this primetime crucial Eastern Conference match-up against first place Cleveland Cavaliers (30-11). The Cavaliers are odd favorites to win (line: -10.5). Play in the most exciting NBA daily fantasy basketball , including the newest Point Spread  and $10K Grand Action contests only at Fanpicks the premiere daily fantasy sports site.

Starting lineup

The Bulls have dropped 3 of their last 4 games, the latest on Friday night to the Celtics, 110-101. Once again, Jimmy Butler led the charge scoring 28 pts and 14 rebounds. Derrick Rose added 27 points while Pau Gasol had a double-double performance with 18pts and 11 rebounds. With an average of 48.8 boards per game, the Bulls are the number one rebounding unit in the league. The Bulls will return back in Chicago to face the Heat on Monday before embarking in a 9 game stretch in which 8 of them will be away from home. They currently have an 8-10 record away from home.

 

After the surprising and bizarre firing of their coach David Blatt yesterday, the Cavs will play their 1st game under the guided eye of new Head Coach Tyronn Lue despite being first in the Eastern Conference. Since their debacle against the Warriors on Monday, the Cavs bounced back with 2 straight wins and even halted the red-hot Los Angeles Clippers, 115-102. The team saw all starter in double digits performance with Lebron James posting 22 pts and 12 assists meanwhile Kevin Love had a solid game with 18 pts and 16 rebounds. The Cavaliers will hope to keep their form at home since they will have 9 of their next 12 contest at the Quicken Loans Arena.

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