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Bulls vs Sixers Game 1 Odds

Philadelphia 76ersChicago Bulls
April 28, 1:00 PM | United Center

Philadelphia 76ers vs Chicago Bulls Odds

35-31TEAM RECORD50-16

Derrick Rose and the top-seeded Chicago Bulls will begin their NBA playoff run as big home favorites at the sportsbooks on Saturday afternoon as they take on the eighth-seeded Philadelphia 76ers.

Chicago battles the 76ers, currently with a 35-31 mark (34-32 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals bettors, are 32-34 for the Bulls and 30-36 for the 76ers.

View Philadelphia vs Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks have set the Bulls as 9-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. The total was listed at 175.5, but may be on the move.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulls sit at No. 1 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the 76ers are at No. 6 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bulls will win this game 100-96.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 1-rated squad against Philadelphia's No. 7-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 17 in the league with 6.3 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 24 with 5.3 per outing.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the 76ers own the league's No. 3-rated mark, allowing 93 points per game when on the road. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in home scoring.

Philadelphia was a 108-86 loser in its last match on the road against the Pistons. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 194 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Philadelphia was crushed on Thursday, getting run out of the gym by Detroit and falling 108-86 at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

In their last action, Chicago was a 107-75 winner at home against the Cavaliers. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (182) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Cleveland was run off the court by the Bulls on Thursday as Chicago blasted the Cavaliers 107-75 at United Center.

Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Chicago are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few 76ers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games at home
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Chicago, Tuesday, May 1
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, May 1