Nets home to Bulls in NBA betting action
Chicago Bulls vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
Brooklyn looks to cover the Nets-Bulls pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 27-19 mark when they host Chicago in NBA action.
The Bulls will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 18-27 ATS against the number this season, while the Nets are 21-23-2 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Chicago is 18-27 on the totals; Brooklyn is 20-26.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Nets sit at No. 16 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Bulls are at No. 8 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bulls will win this game 96-95.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Brooklyn's No. 18-rated squad against Chicago's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Brooklyn rates No. 9 in the league with 7.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 29 with 4.8 per outing.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bulls own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 94.3 points per game when playing on the road. Brooklyn, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring on their home court.
In their last action, Chicago was a 104-88 winner on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (192) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bulls got 24 points from Nate Robinson as Chicago ran past Milwaukee 104-88 on Wednesday at Bradley Center.
The Nets were a 105-85 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (190) made winners of UNDER bettors. Brooklyn was run off the court by the Heat on Wednesday as Miami blasted them 105-85 at Barclays Center.
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Bulls at Nets trends to consider:
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games on the road
Brooklyn is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Brooklyn is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
Brooklyn is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
Chicago at Atlanta, Saturday, February 2
Brooklyn home to LA Lakers, Tuesday, February 5