CLE vs CHI Dream11 Prediction NBA Live, Fantasy Basketball Dream11 Team, Top Picks and Tips for Cleveland Cavaliers vs Chicago Bulls

Updated on: Dec 8, 2021 6:03 am IST

  • Zach LaVine Darius Garland CLE vs CHI Dream11

    CLE vs CHI Dream11: COVID-19 is still raging and the injury list always looking to mount up during the long course of the season, the team depth of different squads will be tested. In this case, a depleted Chicago Bulls take on the Cleveland Cavaliers. Bulls have double more wins than losses while Cleveland is one game above the 50% win mark.

    Cleveland has perhaps the most dominating frontline in terms of size and the squad plays 3 bigs from the Small Forward to the Center. With Darius Garland at the helm, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been playing some aspiring basketball and the bench players also have done their bit.

    Chicago Bulls are much deeper than last season. Now even with DeRozan has been placed in the healthy & safety protocols, the team has scorers in LaVine, Vucevic, and Ball who are more than capable of picking up the slack. Chicago is emerging as a big-time squad in the Eastern Squad.

    Host: Cleveland Cavaliers
    Visitors: Chicago Bulls

    Match Timing: 9 December, @ 05:30 AM
    Venue: Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse

    NBA Projections, Stats & Analysis

    Cavaliers: Plays tough at both ends
    With two athletic bigs patrolling the inside, the Cavs can cause a lot of ruptures on the defensive end. On the offensive end, the team has improved and can score 104-114 points more frequently than before. Darius Garland can go for big scoring nights and can also act as a superb playmaker. Love, Rubio, and Osman off the bench have also been instrumental for this team. But perhaps the play of starting Center Jarrett Allen has been the most productive as he has given 25+ points and 10+ rebounds during many nights.

    Bulls: They have depth

    Chicago extracts a lot out of the two off-guards in DeRozan and LaVine, who can both act as high-yielding isolation scorers. With DeRozan and Caruso out, LaVine can raise his scoring, Ball can do the same while even though Nikola Vucevic struggles at times shooting the ball, he can seal off opposing bigs and provide viable production. Chicago’s bench is running thin with so many players out but it isn’t a matter of panicking for the team with its extraordinary depth.

    Chicago Bulls | Cleveland Cavaliers
    Games: 25| 25
    Wins: 17| 13
    Defeats: 08| 12

    Cleveland Cavaliers vs Chicago Bulls NBA Live, Team News and Lineups

    Cleveland Cavaliers Team News

    • Collin Sexton is OUT for the game and will miss the rest of the season.
    • Dean Wade is OUT for the game.

    Cavaliers Expected Starting Five
    Frontline: PF: Evan Mobley    SF: Lauri Markkanen       C: Jarrett Allen
    Guards: SG: Isaac Okoro          PG: Darius Garland

    BENCH: Ricky Rubio,, Ed Davis, Tacko Fall, Kevin Love, RJ Nembhard Jr., Isaac Okoro, Cedi Osman, Kevin Pangos, Lamar Stevens, Denzel Valentine, , Dylan Windler.

    Chicago Bulls News:

    • Patrick Williams is OUT for the game and will take at least till April to recover from a shoulder issue.
    • Coby White is OUT for the game and may not return for 8-12 daysor so.
    • DeMar DeRozan is OUT for the game and may miss time till 16 December.
    • Alex Caruso is OUT for the game and can miss 2-4 more games.
    • Javonte Green is OUT for the game.

    Bulls Expected Starting Five
    Wings: PF: Derrick Jones Jr.
    Middle: C: Nikola Vucevic
    Guards: SG: Zach LaVine      SG: Ayu Dosunmu            PG: Lonzo Ball

    BENCH: Troy Brown Jr., Tyler Cook, Alize Johnson, Matt Thomas, Devon Dotson, Marko Simonovic, Tony Bradley.

    NBA Scores, Fantasy Basketball Top Picks

    Zach LaVine(CHI)
    Points: 32
    Rebounds: 03
    Assists: 08
    Steals: 01
    LaVine will have to take most of the scoring duties with DeRozan out of the fray. I think his points range will increase from 25-30 to 27-35 now. Zach LaVine is already averaging over 25 so that will not be a surprise at all.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 43-55

    Jarrett Allen(CLE)
    Points: 25
    Rebounds: 09
    Assists: 00
    Blocks: 02
    Jarrett Allen has had a huge impact this season at the Center position. He is having a career-best season and has scored 25 or more thrice and grabbed between 9-14 rebounds in each of the last five games. He is an option for Star/Pro Player in the Dream11 NBA scenario.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 38-52
    Jarrett Allen CLE vs CHI Dream11

    Nikola Vucevic(CHI)
    Points: 20
    Rebounds: 10
    Assists: 02
    Blocks: 01
    Steals: 01

    Nikola Vucevic has expanded his offensive game and even though he struggles from the field at times, he can occupy the inside position and provides top-notch rebounding too. He can pitch in 18-25 points, 9-14 rebounds on a regular basis.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 36-48

    Darius Garland
    Points: 10
    Rebounds: 03
    Assists: 09
    Darius is carving out space as one of the best playmakers in the league and has been aggressive scoring-wise. He has scored 31 or more twice and dished 9 or more assists thrice in the last five games.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 24-35

    Lonzo Ball(CHI)
    Points: 20
    Rebounds: 10
    Assists: 04
    Blocks: 04
    With DeRozan out, you’d expect Lonzo to expand his scoring range as well, but Lonzo is more than a scorer. Ball can score in the 16-24 points range, dip in 6-10 rebounds, and 4-7 assists with a thinned-down lineup.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 35-47

    Lauri Markkanen(CLE )
    Points: 20
    Rebounds: 07
    Assists: 02
    Blocks: 01
    After shooting around 33% from the field during the beginning of the season, Markannen has raised his percentage to 40+. He has scored 15 or more thrice in the last five games.
    Expected Fantasy Points Range: 30-40

    CLE vs CHI Dream11 Lineup Balancers

    • Ayo Dosunmu(CHI) bagged 11 points, 6 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal in the last match.
    • Derrick Jones Jr.(CHI) scooped up 12 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block, 1 steal in the last game.
    • Troy Brown Jr.(CHI ) scooped up 6 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist in the last game.
    • Evan Mobley(CLE ) had 12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal in the last match.
    • Tony Bradley(CHI) scooped up 3 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, ` 1 block in the last game.
    • Kevin Love(CLE ) had 15 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists in the last game.
    • Ricky Rubio(CLE ) had 7 points, 4 rebounds, 9 assists in the last game.
    • Cedi Osman(CLE ) had 9 points, 2 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 block in the last game.

    CLE vs CHI Dream11 Team

    PG: L Ball, A Dosunmu
    SG: Z LaVine(SP), D Garland
    SF: C Osman
    PF: K Love
    C:   J Allen(PP), N Vucevic

    Lonzo Ball Zach LaVine CLE vs CHI Dream11

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