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Chicago Bulls vs Phoenix Suns Odds
The Suns hope to be unwelcoming hosts on Wednesday as the Bulls pay a visit to US Airways Center in NBA betting action.
Phoenix battles the Bulls, currently with a 4-3 mark (1-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 5-3 for the Suns and 3-4 for the Bulls. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 29 (Suns) and the No. 10 (Bulls) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 101-92 result in favor of the Bulls is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Phoenix's No. 11-ranked offense (98.1 PPG) against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 5 at 90.4 PPG. The Suns have averaged 42.8% from the field per game, less than the Bulls have managed so far this season (44.6% on average).
Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 3-rated defense on the road, giving up 86 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Chicago was a 101-95 loser at home against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Chicago got 26 points and 11 rebounds from Luol Deng in a losing cause in a 101-95 loss to Boston on Monday at United Center.
In their last action, Phoenix was a 110-100 winner at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (210) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Goran Dragic scored 21 points leading the Suns to a 110-100 victory over Denver at US Airways Center on Monday.
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 10-0
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing Boston are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3
Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Lakers are 5-5
After playing Denver are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Bulls at Suns trends to consider:
Chicago is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Phoenix
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Phoenix's last 6 games
Phoenix is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games at home
Phoenix is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Chicago
Chicago at LA Clippers, Saturday, November 17
Phoenix at LA Lakers, Friday, November 16