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Warriors vs. Bulls line, picks: Advanced computer NBA model releases selections for Friday matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Friday's matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Chicago Bulls
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The Golden State Warriors take on the Chicago Bulls in a high-profile matchup at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday. Chicago is favored by four points, while the Over-Under is 221.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our NBA odds page). 

Before making any Warriors vs. Bulls picks, you NEED to check out the NBA predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model enters Week 13 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 52-28 roll on all top-rated NBA picks, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows the Warriors are tremendous on defense, allowing fewer than 1.03 points per possession this season. Golden State leads the NBA in field-goal percentage defense, with a top-three ranking in 3-point percentage allowed. The Warriors are also in the top three of the league in assists allowed and steals per game. On offense, Golden State is elite as a shooting and passing team. The Warriors assist on nearly 70 percent of field goals, with a top-three mark in the NBA in true shooting percentage.

The model also knows the Bulls are dominating on offense, scoring 112.4 points per 100 possessions. Chicago ranks in the top three of the NBA in field-goal percentage (47.5 percent), three-point percentage (38.9 percent) and free-throw percentage (81.4 percent). The Bulls turn the ball over on only 13.4 percent of possessions, producing 1.8 assists per turnover. Chicago takes advantage of transition opportunities, averaging 14.0 fast-break points per game, and Golden State is second-worst in the NBA in ball security on offense.

Now, it has set its sights on Warriors vs. Bulls. We can tell you the model is leaning under the total, and it also says one side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any NBA picks.

Who wins Warriors vs. Bulls? And which side of the spread hits in over 60 percent of simulations? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Warriors vs. Bulls spread you should be all over Friday, all from the model on a roll on NBA picks!

SportsLine Staff