Spurs vs Bulls Betting Matchup Report
The Chicago Bulls lost their last game against the San Antonio Spurs both SU and ATS as those two teams prepare to meet in NBA betting action once again on Wednesday night.
Chicago fell 103-89 as a 3.5-point home favorite on February 11 against San Antonio, who will be playing without guard Tony Parker on Wednesday night. Overall the Bulls are just 4-6 both SU and ATS over their past 10 games against the Spurs since 2007.
The Spurs sport records of 47-14 and 34-25-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Bulls sit at 34-26 and 27-33 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 28-32-1 for the Spurs and 26-34 for the Bulls. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Spurs as 8-point favorites in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 190.5 earlier, watch Bovada later in the day for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-rated Spurs and the No. 7-rated Bulls in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 105-98 win for the Spurs on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 6 in the league with 43.4 per game. That compares with San Antonio’s No. 22 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where San Antonio is the NBA’s No. 5-ranked team at 8.4 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 29 with 4.8 per contest.
Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 93.8 points per game. San Antonio, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.
The Bulls were a 97-92 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (189) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bulls endured a 97-92 loss at the hands of the Pacers on Sunday, despite a 20-point effort from Marco Belinelli at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Last time out for San Antonio, they were a 114-75 winner as they battled the Pistons at home. The Spurs covered in the match as a 13-point favorite, while 189 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Spurs blew out Detroit on Sunday, running up the score in a 114-75 win at AT&T Center.
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Utah are 2-8
After playing Indiana are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
San Antonio Spurs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Portland are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few Bulls at Spurs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing on the road against San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chicago's last 10 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Antonio
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Antonio's last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
San Antonio is 20-1 SU in its last 21 games at home
San Antonio is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Antonio's last 10 games when playing Chicago
Chicago home to Utah, Friday, March 8
San Antonio home to Portland, Friday, March 8