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April 9, 8:00 PM | United Center

Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls Odds

29-48TEAM RECORD42-34

United Center features an NBA battle between the host Chicago Bulls and the visiting Toronto Raptors in betting action on Tuesday.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Bulls are 42-34 so far on the season, and 34-42 ATS vs. the number. The Raptors, meanwhile, are 29-48 and 36-40-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 33-43 and the Raptors go 39-38 on the totals.

View Toronto vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 12-rated Bulls and the No. 23-rated Raptors in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 96-93 win for the Bulls on Tuesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Raptors rank No. 28 in the league with 40.1 per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 9 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chicago is the NBA’s No. 29-ranked team at 5.1 per game, while the Raptors rate No. 15 with 6.9 per contest.

Defensively, the Raptors feature the league's No. 22-rated defense on the road, giving up 102.7 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

Toronto lost its last outing, a 100-83 result against the Bucks on April 6. The Raptors failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 183 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Toronto suffered a 100-83 loss against Milwaukee on Saturday, getting 14 points from Alan Anderson in a losing effort at Bradley Center.

The Bulls were a 99-85 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (184) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago got 21 points and 10 rebounds from Carlos Boozer in a losing cause in a 99-85 loss to Detroit on Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Chicago are 2-8
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Raptors at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toronto's last 8 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 6 games
Toronto is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Toronto is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto

Next up:
Toronto home to Chicago, Friday, April 12
Chicago home to New York, Thursday, April 11

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