Bulls looking for a victory in Washington
The Chicago Bulls have picked up just one ATS victory in their last seven games against the Washington Wizards as those Eastern teams meet on the NBA odds on Saturday night.
The Bulls, however, did manage to cover a 5-point spread on the road in Washington when they last battled the Wizards in a 96-93 defeat back on January 17. The OVER has paid off in each of the last three games between the Bulls and Wizards.
Washington battles the Bulls, currently with a 44-32 mark (38-37-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 40-35-1 for the Wizards and 31-45 for the Bulls. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wizards rated this week at No. 13 and the Bulls sitting at No. 12. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 91-90 result in favor of the Bulls today.
The Bulls were a 102-90 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bucks. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (192) made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago earned a 102-90 victory over Milwaukee on Friday, getting 17 points from Jimmy Butler at United Center.
The Wizards were a 90-89 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Knicks. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (179) made winners of UNDER bettors. Bradley Beal scored 28 points for Washington on Friday, leading the Wizards to a 90-89 victory over New York at Madison Square Garden.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 10 in the league with 44.41 per game. That compares with Washington’s No. 20 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Washington is the NBA’s No. 15-ranked team at 8.07 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 28 with 6.11 per contest.
A few Bulls at Wizards trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-1-1 SU in its last 7 games
Chicago is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Washington is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games at home
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games at home
Washington is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Chicago
Chicago at Minnesota, Wednesday, April 9th
Washington home to Charlotte, Wednesday, April 9th