Kyle Kuzma, Washington Wizards
Kyle Kuzma may have to step up for the Wizards with Kristaps Porzingis questionable. Scott Taetsch/Getty Images


  • The Wizards are tipped to win over the Bulls to end their three-game slide
  • Kristaps Porzingis has been listed as questionable when the Wizards host the Bulls
  • The Chicago Bulls are hoping to bounce back after their three-game winning streak was snapped

The Washington Wizards are penciled to lock horns with the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday, January 11 at the Capital One Arena with both teams trying to get back on the winning track.

The Wizards are on a three-game losing streak.

They lost their last assignment to the New Orleans Pelicans, 112-132, with CJ McCollum of the Pels dropping 34 points.

Washington was led by Kristaps Porzingis in that game with 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Kyle Kuzma added 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists in that game.

The Wizards are averaging 112.1 points per game on 48.2% field goal shooting, and they are also hitting 34.4% from beyond the arc and are norming 43.8 caroms per game.

On the defensive side, Washington is limiting the opposition to 113.5 points per contest on 46.4% shooting.

Moreover, they are giving up 43.2 rebounds per game and hold a defensive rating of 69.

Out against the Bulls is Johnny Davis. Questionable for this matchup are Porzingis, Daniel Gafford and Corey Kispert.

The Bulls, on the other hand, are trying to bounce back from a loss to the Boston Celtics, 99-107.

Before that loss, Chicago was on a three-game winning run.

Zach LaVine led the way against Boston with 27 points, seven rebounds and six assists.

Meanwhile, Nikola Vucevic chipped in 21 points and 13 rebounds in that match.

The Bulls are averaging 114.7 points per game on 48.9% shooting from the field and 37.6% from beyond the arc.

In addition, the Bulls are controlling the boards with a 42.3 rebound average per game.

Defensively, Chicago is allowing opponents 115.3 points per match on 47.6% shooting.

Furthermore, they are giving up 43.6 rebounds per contest and hold a defensive rating of 77.

In the injury report, DeMar DeRozan and Alex Caruso are listed as day-to-day.

Tony Bradley and Javonte Green, meanwhile, have been listed as out against the Wizards.

In their first regular-season matchup, the Wizards nipped the Bulls last October, 102-100.

The Bulls got back at Washington in December after hacking out a 115-111 win.

The Wizards are -1.5 spread favorites to prevail over the Bulls with a +1.5 rating, while the Moneyline for this matchup is -120 for Washington and -111 for Chicago.

The game will be telecast over NBCS-DC and NBCS-CHI at 7:00 PM ET with live streaming available via fuboTV.

Zach Lavine
Zach LaVine will need to step up for the Chicago Bulls anew if they want to get a win on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Getty Image/Andy Lyons