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Dec 29, 10:00 PM | Power Balance Pavilion

Chicago Bulls vs Sacramento Kings Odds

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The Kings will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the Bulls at Power Balance Pavilion in NBA wagering action.

Sacramento will face the 1-1 Bulls, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Kings are 0-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulls are 0-2 favoring the OVER.

View Chicago vs Sacramento Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bulls are listed as 7.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 186.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Kings - Bulls odds would favor the Bulls if the lines were set according to power ranks. Sacramento is rated No. 23 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Bulls sit at No. 1. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 88-86 win for the Bulls.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 12 in the league with 44 per game. That compares with Sacramento’s No. 19 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Sacramento is the NBA’s No. 16-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 8 with 7.5 per contest.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bulls own the league's No. 14-rated mark, allowing 93 points per game when on the road. Sacramento, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in home scoring.

In their last action, Chicago was a 99-91 loser on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 6.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (190) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Bulls got a 22-point performance from Luol Deng, who added 10 rebounds, but Golden State still ran past Chicago 99-91 on Monday at Oracle Arena.

The Kings were a 101-79 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Trail Blazers. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (180) made winners of UNDER bettors. Sacramento was crushed on Tuesday, getting run out of the gym by Portland and falling 101-79 at Rose Garden.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing Golden State are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing New York are 1-9
After playing Portland are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Bulls at Kings trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Sacramento
Chicago is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 10 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
Sacramento is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Sacramento's last 11 games
Sacramento is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at LA Clippers, Friday, December 30
Sacramento home to New York, Saturday, December 31

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