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Houston Rockets vs. Chicago Bulls

The Houston Rockets and the Chicago Bulls will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at United Center.

Houston lost its last outing, a 106-98 result against the Thunder on March 11. The Rockets failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog, while the 204 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Chicago was a 104-96 loser in its last match at home against the Spurs. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 200 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Houston:
Team record: 44-20 SU, 33-28-3 ATS

is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing on the road against Chicago
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Chicago

When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Oklahoma City are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Chicago:
Team record: 35-29 SU, 33-31 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games when playing at home against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Houston
is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing San Antonio are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

Next up:
Houston at Miami, Sunday, March 16
Chicago home to Sacramento, Saturday, March 15