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Charlotte Bobcats vs Chicago Bulls in NBA odds tilt

Chicago BullsCharlotte Bobcats
April 18, 7:00 PM | Time Warner Cable Arena

Chicago Bulls vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds

46-15TEAM RECORD7-53

The Charlotte Bobcats host Chicago on Wednesday, looking to build on their 7-53 mark against the 46-15 Bulls in NBA action at Time Warner Cable Arena.

The Bulls will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 34-26-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Bobcats are 20-39-1 ATS. Chicago is 32-29 on the totals; Charlotte is 28-31-1.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 30-rated Bobcats and the No. 1-rated Bulls in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 101-80 win for the Bulls on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charlotte's No. 30-ranked offense, averaging 87.5 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 1 at 88.9 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 41.6% so far, less than the Bulls shooters have achieved on the year, 45.1% per game.

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 89.4 points per game. Charlotte, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Chicago, they were an 87-84 loser as they battled the Wizards at home. The Bulls failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point favorite, while 171 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bulls endured an 87-84 loss at the hands of the Wizards on Monday, despite a 22-point effort from Richard Hamilton at United Center.

The Bobcats were a 75-67 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (142) made winners of UNDER bettors. Gerald Henderson went off for 27 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as New Orleans defeated Charlotte, 75-67 at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Memphis are 3-7
After playing New Orleans are 4-6
After a loss are 0-10

A few Bulls at Bobcats trends to consider:
Chicago is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Chicago is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing Chicago
Charlotte is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Chicago
Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Miami, Thursday, April 19
Charlotte home to Memphis, Friday, April 20

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