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April 8, 1:00 PM | Madison Square Garden

Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks Odds

43-13TEAM RECORD28-27

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Chicago when they hit take on the Knicks on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.

The Knicks currently sports a record of 28-27, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 28-27 ATS. The Bulls are 43-13 and 32-23-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Knicks post a 21-34 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bulls have gone 30-26 against the number.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Knicks installed as 3-point underdogs in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks at 186.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 7-rated Knicks and the No. 1-ranked Bulls, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 102-97 result in favor of the Bulls.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 1 in the league with 46 per game. That compares with New York’s No. 12 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where New York is the NBA’s No. 8-ranked team at 7.3 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 17 with 6.3 per contest.

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 88.9 points per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the league in scoring at home.

The Bulls were a 93-86 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Celtics. They covered the 6.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (179) made winners of OVER bettors. Luol Deng scored 26 points for Chicago on Thursday, leading the Bulls to a 93-86 victory over Boston at United Center.

Last time out for New York, they were a 96-80 winner as they battled the Magic on the road. The Knicks covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog, while 176 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Carmelo Anthony scored 19 points leading the Knicks to a 96-80 victory over Orlando at Amway Center on Thursday.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 6-4
After playing Boston are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chicago are 5-5
After playing Orlando are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Bulls at Knicks trends to consider:
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chicago's last 9 games when playing on the road against New York
New York is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of New York's last 9 games when playing at home against Chicago
New York is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Chicago home to New York, Tuesday, April 10
New York at Chicago, Tuesday, April 10

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