Bulls host the Jazz in cross-conference matchup
Chicago; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago and Utah play in non-conference action.
The Bulls are 9-27 on their home court. Chicago is 9-25 in games decided by at least 10 points.
The Jazz have gone 19-18 away from home. Utah is 40-18 when scoring 100 or more points. The Jazz defeated the Bulls 110-102 in their last matchup on Jan. 12. Donovan Mitchell led Utah with 34 points and Zach LaVine paced Chicago scoring 21 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: LaVine is scoring 23.7 points per game and averaging 4.7 rebounds for the Bulls. Kris Dunn has averaged 5.5 assists and 11.7 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.
Rudy Gobert has shot 66.1 percent and is averaging 15.4 points for the Jazz. Mitchell has averaged three made 3-pointers and scored 26.1 points over the last 10 games for Utah.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jazz: 6-4, averaging 113.4 points, 47.7 rebounds, 29.1 assists, 7.9 steals and 6.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.3 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting.
Bulls: 3-7, averaging 110.6 points, 43.4 rebounds, 21.7 assists, 6.7 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.7 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.9 points on 49.2 percent shooting.
Bulls Injuries: Otto Porter Jr.: day to day (shoulder), Wendell Carter Jr.: out (left thumb), Denzel Valentine: out for season (ankle), Chandler Hutchison: out (right toe fracture), Zach LaVine: day to day (thigh), Kris Dunn: day to day (back).
Jazz Injuries: Dante Exum: out (right knee pain).