Bulls visit Heat in hoops battle
|Chicago Bulls||Miami Heat|
|29-25||February 23, 2014, 03:30 | AmericanAirlines Arena||39-14|
The Miami Heat host Chicago on Sunday, looking to build on their 39-14 mark against the 29-25 Bulls in NBA action at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Bulls will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 27-27 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Heat are 26-27 ATS. Chicago is 22-32 against the total, while Miami is 31-22 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Heat at No. 19 and the Bulls at No. 7 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 95-90 result in favor of the Heat.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Miami's No. 30-rated squad against Chicago's No. 9-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Miami rates No. 11 in the league with 8.08 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 with 5.96 per outing.
A few Bulls at Heat trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 12 games
Chicago is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Miami is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Miami is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Chicago at Atlanta, Tuesday, February 25th
Miami home to New York, Thursday, February 27th