Chicago faces New Orleans on 4-game skid
New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago heads into the matchup with New Orleans as losers of four games in a row.
The Pelicans have gone 6-12 in home games. New Orleans is second in the Western Conference with 16.2 fast break points per game led by Josh Hart averaging 3.
The Bulls have gone 6-11 away from home. Chicago is third in the Eastern Conference with 14.8 fast break points per game led by Zach LaVine averaging 3.2.
The Pelicans and Bulls meet Wednesday for the first time this season.
Lauri Markkanen is second on the Bulls with 6.7 rebounds and averages 15.4 points. LaVine has averaged 3.1 made 3-pointers and scored 27.2 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.
LAST 10 GAMES: Pelicans: 6-4, averaging 112.7 points, 49.6 rebounds, 24.4 assists, 6.9 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.1 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.3 points on 44.0 percent shooting.
Bulls: 4-6, averaging 106.9 points, 44.9 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 10.9 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting.