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The Portland Trail Blazers and the Chicago Bulls will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at United Center.
Portland lost its last outing, a 102-95 result against the Bucks on March 19. The Trail Blazers failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog, while the 197 combined points took the game UNDER the total.
Chicago was a 119-118 loser in its last match at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 237 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 31-36 SU, 31-33-3 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Team record: 36-30 SU, 29-37 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 6 of last 7 games when playing Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Portland
is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Indiana are 9-1
After playing Denver are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Portland at Atlanta, Friday, March 22
Chicago home to Indiana, Saturday, March 23