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March 16, 8:00 PM | United Center

Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls Odds

20-23TEAM RECORD36-9

The visiting Trail Blazers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Friday as they look to cover the spread at United Center against the Bulls.

The Bulls are 36-9 so far on the season, and 26-18-1 ATS vs. the number. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, are 20-23 and 20-23 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Chicago go 26-19 and the Trail Blazers go 22-21 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 9-rated Trail Blazers taking on the No. 1-rated Bulls in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 104-97 win for the Bulls on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 98.3 PPG, against a Trail Blazers defense that ranks No. 13 at 95.2 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 46.2% so far, more than the Trail Blazers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.

Defensively, the Trail Blazers feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 97 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Portland was a 121-79 loser on the road against the Knicks. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (200) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Portland was crushed on Wednesday, getting run out of the gym by New York and falling 121-79 at Madison Square Garden.

In their last action, Chicago was a 106-102 winner at home against the Heat. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (208) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Chicago got 24 points from John Lucas en route to a 106-102 victory over Miami on Wednesday at United Center.

Portland Trail Blazers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After playing New York are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

A few Trail Blazers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing at home against Portland
Chicago is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games

Next up:
Portland at Oklahoma City, Sunday, March 18
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Saturday, March 17

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