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Chicago Bulls vs. Denver Nuggets

The Chicago Bulls and the Denver Nuggets will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Pepsi Center.

Chicago was a 111-101 loser in its last match on the road against the Pacers. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 212 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Denver won its last outing, a 112-104 result against the Bucks on February 5. The Nuggets covered in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 216 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Chicago:
Team record: 29-19 SU, 20-28 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Denver
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 8 games on the road
is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 10 games when playing on the road against Denver

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Utah are 3-7
After playing Indiana are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

Denver:
Team record: 31-18 SU, 29-20 ATS
Current streak: won 7 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 9-1

Next up:
Chicago at Utah, Friday, February 8
Denver at Cleveland, Saturday, February 9