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Magic vs Bulls Betting Report

A key Eastern Conference NBA battle sees the visiting Chicago Bulls in Orlando Monday to face the Magic on Monday.

And the road team has dominated this matchup lately at 6-2 SU, while the UNDER has also prevaiiled in six of those eight games. There was no overnight point spread posted on this game but watch for early updates Monday at TopBet.

The Magic sit at 29-17 (25-21 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Bulls are currently 37-10 (27-19-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Orlando is 23-22-1 OU, and Chicago is 26-21 OU.

View Chicago vs Orlando Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 7-rated Magic and the No. 1-rated Bulls in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 102-96 win for the Bulls on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Orlando's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 94.3 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 2 at 89.3 PPG. The Magic field goal percentage has averaged 44.2% so far, less than the Bulls shooters have achieved on the year, 46% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bulls own the league's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 90.8 points per game when on the road. Orlando, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in home scoring.

Last time out for Chicago, they were an 89-80 winner as they battled the 76ers at home. The Bulls covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 169 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. C.J. Watson scored 20 points leading the Bulls to an 89-80 victory over Philadelphia at United Center on Saturday.

Orlando lost its last outing, a 91-81 result against the Heat on March 18. The Magic failed to cover in that game as a 9-point underdog, while the 172 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Dwight Howard scored 18 points in a failed effort to lead the Magic to victory (they lost 91-81 to Miami at AmericanAirlines Arena on Sunday).

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 8-2
After a win are 8-2

Orlando Magic Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Phoenix are 6-4
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

 

A few Bulls at Magic trends to consider:
Chicago is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 9 games when playing on the road against Orlando
Chicago is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Orlando's last 9 games when playing at home against Chicago
Orlando is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Orlando's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Orlando's last 8 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Toronto, Wednesday, March 21
Orlando home to Phoenix, Wednesday, March 21

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