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Bulls vs Raptors NBA Game Preview

Chicago BullsToronto Raptors
April 12, 7:00 PM | Air Canada Centre

Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors Odds

43-35TEAM RECORD30-48

Air Canada Centre will feature Raptors vs. Bulls action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

The Raptors sport records of 30-48 and 37-40-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Bulls sit at 43-35 and 35-43 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 40-38 for the Raptors and 35-43 for the Bulls. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Chicago vs Toronto Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Raptors and the No. 12-ranked Bulls, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 96-93 result in favor of the Bulls.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toronto's No. 16-ranked offense, averaging 96.8 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 3 at 92.8 PPG. The Raptors field goal percentage has averaged 44.4% so far, more than the Bulls shooters have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bulls own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 94.8 points per game when playing on the road. Toronto, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring on their home court.

The Bulls were a 118-111 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Knicks. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (229) made winners of OVER bettors. Nate Robinson poured in 35 points for Chicago on Thursday, as they defeated New York 118-111 at United Center.

Toronto was a 101-98 winner in its last match on the road against the Bulls. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 199 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Raptors grabbed a 101-98 win over the Bulls on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from DeMar DeRozan at United Center.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing New York are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Toronto Raptors Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Brooklyn are 3-7
After playing Chicago are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Bulls at Raptors trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Toronto
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chicago's last 9 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Toronto's last 9 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto's last 12 games
Toronto is 7-15 ATS in its last 22 games

Next up:
Chicago at Miami, Sunday, April 14
Toronto home to Brooklyn, Sunday, April 14