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DEN vs CHI Dream11 Prediction NBA Projections, Daily Fantasy Basketball Team, Top Picks and Tips for Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls

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DEN vs CHI Dream11: Two teams with lofty goals this season will clash against each other In this game, the Eastern Conference team Chicago Bulls meet the West’s Denver Nuggets. The Bulls are on a tough road stretch and have lost two in a row while the Nuggets have lost the last two games and have cooled down after a hot start.

Bulls has an amzing guard trio of Ball, LaVine, and DeRozan. While Ball and LaVine pour in threes, DeRozan is a superb scorer from mid-range and beyond. Injuries to Vucevic and Williams has hurt the overall scheme but the team remains a hungry outfit. The Bulls will love to have some home games after a tough road trip.

Denver Nuggets pose a nightly threat considering they have the league’s reigning MVP in Nikola Jokic. Jokic leads the Nuggets effort on most nights while Barton has been huge in absence of Murray and DENter. The team takes a lot of pride on the defensive end and despite running thin with two stars out, the Nuggets’ have done an admirable job.

Host: Denver Nuggets
Visitors: Chicago Bulls
Match Timing: 15 November, @ 08:00 AM
Venue: Moda Center

NBA Projections, Stats & Analysis

Nuggets: Thin lineup has been challenged lately
Nikola Jokic leads the team in points, rebounds, and assists, and clearly play a crucial role in winning games. In the last two games, the team has been beaten by a short-handed Mavericks and by a Phily team that was on a five game losing streak. Surely, this is concerning and in both games, the extensive offensive struggles came to the forefront without DENter and Murray. How long can Nuggets hold their own just on the basis of defense?

Bulls: They look imposing
Bulls has the tools to succeed on both ends of the floor. Their last few losses have been against tough teams and because of a long trip away from home. The Bulls can score 105-115 points regularly while restricting opponents on the defensive end. The absence of Vucevic and Williams is certainly hurting the rebounding and defense but the team has still kept the engine going.

Denver Nuggets| Chicago Bulls
Games: 15| 15
Wins: 09| 10
Defeats: 06| 05

Denver Nuggets vs Chicago Bulls NBA Live, Team News and Lineups

Denver Nuggets Team News

  • Jamal Murray is still progressing from his knee injury and is not expected to be back soon. He will be OUT for this game.
  • Michael Porter Jr. is OUT for this game.
  • Bones Hyland is QUESTIONABLE for this game.

PF: Aaron Gordon SF: Jeff Green. C: Nikola Jokic
SG: Will Barton PG: Monte Morris

BENCH: PJ Dozier, Austin Rivers, Bol Bol, Markus Howard, Zeke Nnaji, Petr Cornelie, , Davon Reed, Matt Ryan, Nah’shon Hyland.

Chicago Bulls News:

  • Patrick Williams is OUT for the game and will take at least 2 months to recover from a shoulder issue.
  • Nikola Vucevic is OUT for the game and is expected to return in a week.
  • Coby White is yet to play this season but may return soon.
  • Alex Caruso is PROBABLE for the game.
  • Javonte Green is QUESTIONABLE for the game.

Bulls Expected Starting Five
PF: DeMar DeRozan SF: Zach LaVine C: Tony Bradley
SG: Alex Caruso PG: Lonzo Ball

BENCH:, Javonte Green Derrick Jones Jr., Troy Brown Jr., Ayo Dosummo, Tyler Cook, Alize Johnson, Matt Thomas, Devon Dotson, Marko Simonovic, Coby White.

NBA Scores, Fantasy Basketball Top Picks

DeMar DeRozan(CHI)
Points: 22
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 05
Blocks: 02
Steals: 01
DeRozan is one of the best isolation specialists in the league. He has given this Bulls an advantage on offense and has even notched two games with 35 or or more points in the last five. He is one of the options for Star/Pro Player in the Dream11 NBA fantasy scenario.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 39-52

Nikola Jokic(DEN)
Points: 30
Rebounds: 10
Assists: 07
Blocks: 01
Jokic continues to dominate the NBA landscape and most of the wins for the Nuggets can be attributed to him directly. You can expect 25-35 points, 6-12 assists, and 8-14 rebounds consistently from the glorious big.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 52-70

Zach LaVine (CHI)
Points: 30
Rebounds: 06
Assists: 02
Blocks: 01
LaVine has continued to be assertive on the offensive end and his shooting combined with athletic abilities is a nightmare to defend. He has scored 26-30 points in the last three games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 36-47

Will Barton (DEN)
Points: 19
Rebounds: 09
Assists: 08
Barton has done an admirable job in absence of the two main players of the team and has been an all-around factor. Will missed a couple of games but looked strong in the loss to the Sixers.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 36-55

Lonzo Ball (CHI)
Points: 17
Rebounds: 04
Assists: 04
Steals: 02
Blocks: 02
Lonzo has been fantastic all season long range shooting open up avenues for his team. The guard has scored 21 or more twice in the last five games.
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 23-39

Monte Morris(DEN)
Points: 11
Rebounds: 13
Assists: 04
Steals: 02
Morris is a solid perimeter shooter and sees himself in the starting lineup without Murray in the fray. The guard scores 10-14 points usually
Expected Fantasy Points Range: 23-33

DEN vs CHI LINEUP BALANCERS

  • Aaron Gordon(DEN) scooped up 9 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist in the last game.
  • Alex Caruso(CHI) lined up 0 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals in the last game.
  • JaMychal Green(DEN) had6 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steals in the last game.
  • Derrick Jones Jr.(CHI) hoarded 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block, 1 steal in the last game.
  • Tony Bradley(CHI) scrapped 6 points, 4 rebounds in the last game.

DEN vs CHI Dream11 Team

PG: A Caruso, F Campazzo
SG: Z LaVine
SF: D DeRozan(PP)
PF: A Gordon, D Jones
C:   N Jokic(SP), J Green


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Shubham Singh

Basketball is an intense sport and NBA has the most varied talents in the world. I like analysing basketball and uncover the nuances that dictate the game.

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