Timberwolves battle vs Bulls highlights NBA odds
Chicago Bulls vs Minnesota Timberwolves Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Chicago when they hit take on the Timberwolves on Sunday in pro hoops betting action.
The Timberwolves sit at 24-43 (31-35-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Bulls are currently 37-31 (30-38 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Minnesota is 31-35-1 OU, and Chicago is 29-39 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 9-rated Bulls taking on the No. 21-rated Timberwolves in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 95-91 win for the Bulls on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 20-ranked offense (94.8 PPG) against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 3 at 92.2 PPG. The Timberwolves have averaged 43.5% from the field per game, almost the same as the Bulls have managed so far this season (43.5% on average).
Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.8 points per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 in the league in scoring at home.
The Bulls were an 87-84 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Pacers. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (171) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Bulls got 20 points from Luol Deng as Chicago ran past Indianan 87-84 on Saturday at United Center.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 117-86 winner as they battled the Suns on the road. The Timberwolves covered in the match as a 1.5-point underdog, while 203 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The battle between the Timberwolves and Suns didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Phoenix was handed a 117-86 defeat on Friday at US Airways Center.
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Indiana are 6-4
After a win are 2-8
Minnesota Timberwolves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 0-10
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 2-8
After a win are 0-10
A few Bulls at Timberwolves trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Chicago's last 17 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Minnesota's last 17 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games
Minnesota is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Chicago
Chicago home to Miami, Wednesday, March 27
Minnesota at Detroit, Tuesday, March 26