Bulls vs. Heat NBA Play-In Preview (4/19/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on April 18, 2024
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The Chicago Bulls are scheduled to play against the Miami Heat on April 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET for the final play-in game, where the winner will take on the Celtics. The game will take place at the Kaseya Center in Miami, airing on ESPN. NBA betting odds favor the Heat with a -1.5-point spread and an over/under set at 208.0.

Bulls vs. Heat pregame odds for 4/19/24

NBA betting odds for the upcoming match between the Bulls and the Heat indicate a competitive game ahead. DraftKings sets the scene with the Heat as slight favorites on the moneyline at -124 and a point spread of -2.5, alongside an over/under of 209.5. FanDuel and BetMGM offer variations in the odds, pointing towards a closely contested match that could swing either way at Massachusetts sportsbooks.

  • DraftKings: Heat -1.5, over/under 209.5
  • FanDuel: Heat -2.0, over/under 208.0
  • BetMGM: Heat -2.0, over/under 209.5
  • Caesars: Heat -1.5, over/under 208.0

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Bulls vs. Heat.

Bulls vs. Sixers projected starting lineups for April 19th

Bulls starting lineup tonight

PG: Coby White
SG: Alex Caruso (game-time decision)
SF: Javonte Green
PF: DeMar DeRozan
C: Nikola Vucevic

Heat starting lineup tonight

PG: Terry Rozier (game-time decision)
SG: Tyler Herro
SF: Jamie Jaquez Jr.
PF: Nikola Jovic
C: Bam Adebayo

Projected starting lineups & injuries for each team are provided by Sportsdata.

Bulls vs. Heat injuries tonight

  • Bulls: Zach LaVine (SG) and Patrick Williams (PF) are out with foot injuries. Lonzo Ball (PG) out with a knee injury. Alex Caruso (SG) left Wednesday’s game with a knee issue
  • Heat: Josh Richardson (SG) out with a shoulder injury. Terry Rozier (PG) is questionable with a neck injury. Jimmy Butler suffered an MCL injury and will be out for several weeks. Tyler Herro led the scoring for Miami with 25 points in the recent loss to Philadelphia. With Rozier’s status uncertain, Herro may continue as the primary ball handler.

Chicago Bulls team stats and standings

The Chicago Bulls, with a season record of 39-43, are currently positioned ninth in the Eastern Conference and fourth in the Central Division. Their recent game against the Hawks ended in a win with a score of 131-116. Season averages for the Bulls include 112.3 points per game, a 47.0% FG%, and a 35.8% 3PT%. Find their season stats below:

  • Points per game: 112.3
  • Points allowed per game: 113.7
  • FG%: 47.0
  • 3PT%: 35.8
  • Rebounds per game: 43.8
  • Assists per game: 25.0

Miami Heat team stats and standings

The Miami Heat have secured 46 wins against 36 losses, ranking them eighth in the Eastern Conference and second in the Southeast Division. Their latest loss over the 76ers, with a score of 105-104. The Heat’s season performance includes averaging 110.1 points per game, a 46.5% FG%, and a 37.0% 3PT%.

  • Points per game: 110.1
  • Points allowed per game: 108.4
  • FG%: 46.5
  • 3PT%: 37.0
  • Rebounds per game: 42.3
  • Assists per game: 25.8

Player Stats for Bulls vs. Heat

Bulls leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Bulls have seen remarkable performances, particularly from DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic, making them players to watch in the upcoming game.

  • Coby White (SG): 42 PTS, 9 RBS, 6 ASTS
  • Nikola Vucevic (C): 24 PTS, 12 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • DeMar DeRozan (SF): 22 PTS, 6 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Ayo Dosunmu (PG): 19 PTS, 1 RBS, 3 ASTS
  • Javonte Green (PF): 10 PTS, 6 RBS, 4 AST

Season leaders for the Bulls show consistent performances from Demar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic:

  • DeMar DeRozan (SF): 24.0 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 5.3 APG
  • Nikola Vucevic (C): 18.0 PPG, 10.5 RPG, 3.3 APG
  • Coby White (PG): 19.1 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 5.1 APG
  • Alex Caruso (SG): 10.1 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 3.5 APG
  • Ayo Dosunmu (PG): 12.2 PPG, 2.8 RPG, 3.2 APG

Heat leaders ahead of tonight’s game

The Heat’s recent game showcased a tough night with injuries but were led by Tyler Herrp:

  • Tyler Herro (SG): 25 PTS, 2 RBS, 9 ASTS
  • Jimmy Butler (SF): 19 PTS, 4 RBS, 5 ASTS
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. (SF): 15 PTS, 5 RBS, 2 ASTS
  • Bam Adebayo (C): 10 PTS, 12 RBS, 1 ASTS
  • Nikola Jovic (F): 5 PTS, 5 RBS, 0 AST

Season stats for the Heat also highlight players’ consistent contributions:

  • Bam Adebayo (C): 19.3 PPG, 10.4 RPG, 3.9 APG
  • Jimmy Butler (SF): 20.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 5.0 APG
  • Terry Rozier (PG): 19.8 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 5.6 APG
  • Tyler Herro (SG): 20.8 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 4.5 APG
  • Jaime Jaquez Jr. (SF): 11.9 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 2.6 APG
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