The Brooklyn Nets will look to force a deciding seventh game in their best of seven NBA playoff series against the Chicago Bulls in a pro basketball game on Thursday night. Game six will tip off from Chicago at 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT.
The game six playoff odds from this NBA pro basketball game has the home team Chicago Bulls favored by -1 ½ points with an over under line of 184 points. There has been no line movement in game six with the NBA playoff odds were released a few hours ago.
The Nets pulled within 3-2 in this best of seven Eastern conference playoff opening round series after a game five 110-91 home victory against the Brooklyn Nets as a -6 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at over 180 ½ points.
Brooklyn pulled away in the fourth quarter as they outscored Chicago 33-18 in victory. They shot 50% from the field and made 6 of 17 three point attempts. The team was efficient at the free throw line canning 20 of 23 attempts. The Nets were aggressive on the glass by pulling down 11 more rebounds than Chicago. Brook Lopez led Brooklyn with 28 points and ten rebounds as he made 11 of his 20 shots. Deron Williams contributed with 23 points and ten assists. The Nets are sixth in the league in scoring defense by allowing 95.1 points a contest. They have been competitive in both road games losing game three by just three points and losing in overtime in game four.
The Bulls waste a 49.3% shooting game on the road and hit on 4 of 12 three pointers. They got to the free throw line 18 times with 13 successful makes. Nate Robinson started and scored 20 points and dished out 8 assists as he made 9 of 19 from the field. Jimmy Butler had 18 points on 5 of 9 from the field. Chicago played without guard Kirk Hinrich who missed the game with a calf injury. His status for Thursday’s game has been listed as doubtful. Derrick Rose continues to practice with the team but there is no word if he will make an appearance in this series or the playoffs for that matter.