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April 26, 8:00 PM | United Center

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Chicago Bulls Odds

21-44TEAM RECORD49-16

Cleveland travels to Chicago on Thursday, hoping to boost its 21-44 mark with a victory over the Bulls.

The Bulls sit at 49-16 (37-27-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Cavaliers are currently 21-44 (31-34 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 32-33 OU, and Cleveland is 31-34 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 1-rated Bulls and the No. 27-rated Cavaliers in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 102-88 win for the Bulls on Thursday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 18-ranked offense (96.2 PPG) against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 26 at 100.1 PPG. The Bulls have averaged 45% from the field per game, more than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (42.3% on average).

Defensively, the Cavaliers feature the league's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 100.7 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

Cleveland was a 96-85 loser in its last match at home against the Wizards. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 181 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland got 12 points from D.J. Kennedy but lost anyway 96-85 against the Wizards on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena.

In their last action, Chicago was a 92-87 winner on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (179) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Kyle Korver scored 20 points leading the Bulls to a 92-87 victory over Indiana at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Wednesday.

Cleveland Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
After playing Indiana are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Cavaliers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games on the road
Cleveland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games at home

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