The Miami Heat will be at United Center to face the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls have not been able to consistently win, holding a record of 7-9. On the other hand, the visiting Heat are above .500 on the year, coming in with a 14-4 record. They have been hot as of late, winning nine of their last 10. This game has a start time of 9:30 pm EST and it will be covered by TNT and SunSports.
The Bulls are expecting better results after their nail-biting 131-128 loss to the Pelicans. Taj Gibson recorded 26 points and 14 rebounds, earning his first double-double of the year. Meanwhile, the Heat are feeling some disappointment after the 107-97 loss at the hands of the Detroit Pistons. Leading the team in scoring, Michael Beasley had 23 points. This is the second game of the season between these two teams, with the Heat winning the first matchup, 107-95. Carlos Boozer was the top overall scorer in the game with 31 points.
From an eFG% perspective, this will be a battle of strength versus strength when Miami has the ball. Their sharp-shooting offense ranks first in the NBA in that metric at 56.6%, while Chicago is third-best in the league in eFG% defense (46.9%).