Chicago Bulls at Charlotte Bobcats: Bulls Try To Avoid Third Straight Road Loss

January 12th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Charlotte Bobcats will look to build on their season-best three game winning streak when they host the Chicago Bulls Wednesday night. Charlotte has made a huge turnaround since they fired Larry Brown on Dec. 22. The Bobcats are 5-2 under interim head coach Paul Silas, including a 96-82 win over the Grizzlies on Monday.

Chicago outscored the Pistons 52-27 in the final two quarters to take home a 95-82 win, and will look to avoid losing their third straight on the road. Our NBA odds have the Bulls favored by 3.5-points over the Bobcats with the total sitting at 185.

The Bulls are off to their best start since the 1997-98 season, but have struggled on the road this season. Chicago is just 8-9 away from the United Center, with their last two losses coming at New Jersey and at Philadelphia, two teams that are a combined 25-50 on the season.

Derrick Rose got the Bulls going in their latest win over the Pitons, scoring 29 points to go along with seven assists. Rose, however, is averaging just 24 points and five assists in his last two games on the road.

Carlos Boozer has also been a big factor in the Bulls success this season. C ...

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