San Antonio Spurs vs Chicago Bulls Odds
The Bulls will try to pay off for their supporters on Monday when they play host to the Spurs at United Center in NBA wagering action.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Bulls currently sports a record of 30-20, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 21-29 ATS. The Spurs are 40-12 and 29-21-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls post a 21-29 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Spurs have gone 24-27-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 7-rated Bulls and the No. 2-rated Spurs in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 105-98 win for the Spurs on Monday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 26-ranked offense (93.7 PPG) against a Spurs defense that ranks No. 9 at 95.9 PPG. The Bulls have averaged 43.9% from the field per game, less than the Spurs have managed so far this season (48.8% on average).
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Spurs own the league's No. 15-rated mark, allowing 99.5 points per game when playing on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring on their home court.
San Antonio won its last outing, a 111-86 result against the Nets on February 10. The Spurs covered in that game as a 2-point favorite, while the 197 combined points took the game OVER the total. San Antonio cruised to victory on Sunday, running Brooklyn out of the gym and running up a 111-86 score at Barclays Center.
The Bulls were a 93-89 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (182) made winners of UNDER bettors. Chicago earned a 93-89 victory over Utah on Friday, getting 19 points from Carlos Boozer at EnergySolutions Arena.
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Brooklyn are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Utah are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Spurs at Bulls trends to consider:
San Antonio is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Antonio's last 9 games when playing Chicago
San Antonio is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Antonio is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 9 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 7 games at home
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Antonio
San Antonio at Cleveland, Wednesday, February 13
Chicago at Boston, Wednesday, February 13