NBA odds preview - Bulls vs. Spurs
|Chicago Bulls||San Antonio Spurs|
|22-22||January 29, 2014, 09:30 | AT&T Center||33-12|
San Antonio looks to cover the Spurs-Bulls pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 33-12 mark when they host Chicago in NBA action.
The Spurs bring a 33-12 record (22-23 ATS) to the battle against the 22-22 Bulls, who are 20-24 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Antonio go 26-19 so far and the Bulls go 18-26. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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This game pits the Spurs, currently No. 6 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Bulls, who rate No. 12 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 96-89 victory for the Spurs.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 95-86 result against the Timberwolves on January 27. The Bulls failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 181 combined points took the game UNDER the total. The Bulls got a 20-point performance from Carlos Boozer, who added 14 rebounds, but Minnesota still ran past Chicago 95-86 on Monday at United Center.
San Antonio was a 97-90 loser in its last match on the road against the Rockets. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 187 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Boris Diaw poured in 22 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds in a losing cause for San Antonio on Tuesday, as the Rockets rolled to a 97-90 victory over San Antonio at Toyota Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits San Antonio's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 104.36 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 2 at 92.91 PPG. The Spurs field goal percentage has averaged 49.26% so far, more than the Bulls shooters have achieved on the year, 42.51% per game.
Chicago at New Orleans, Saturday, February 1st
San Antonio home to Sacramento, Saturday, February 1st