Bulls hit floor against Nets in Brooklyn
The Chicago Bulls have won their last three games both SU and ATS against the Brooklyn Nets as those two teams meet once again in NBA betting action at the sportsbooks on Monday.
Chicago topped Brooklyn 92-76 and covered the 3.5-point spread on the NBA odds when the teams last met on February 13. That improved the Bulls to 7-3 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10 games against the Nets, with the OVER/UNDER 5-5.
The Bulls will try to spoil the party on Monday; they are 31-28 ATS against the number this season, while the Nets are 29-28 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injury news). Chicago is 24-35 on the totals; Brooklyn is 29-26-2.
It's a betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Nets and the No. 5-ranked Bulls, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 90-87 result in favor of the Bulls.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 109-90 winner as they battled the Knicks at home. The Bulls covered in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 199 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Bulls grabbed a 109-90 win over the Knicks on Sunday, behind a 23-point effort from D.J. Augustin at United Center.
Brooklyn won its last outing, a 107-98 result against the Bucks on March 1. The Nets covered in that game as a 6-point favorite, while the 205 combined points took the game OVER the total. Brooklyn got 25 points from Marcus Thornton en route to a 107-98 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday at Bradley Center.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Brooklyn's No. 29-rated squad against Chicago's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Brooklyn rates No. 14 in the league with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 26 with 6.07 per outing.
Chicago at Detroit, Wednesday, March 5th
Brooklyn home to Memphis, Wednesday, March 5th