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Warriors Struggling in Trips to Windy City

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The Golden State Warriors looked like a shell of their usual selves at times in the past week but they’re firing on all cylinders now. The Dubs (38-4 SU) dropped two of three games against Denver and Detroit but rebounded in a big way by hammering LeBron James’ Cavaliers 132-98 in Ohio on Monday. Next up on the docket is another road date with an Eastern Conference heavyweight, the Chicago Bulls, on Wednesday.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of the Bulls' last 14 games vs the Western Conference.
  • The Warriors are 17-2 SU in their last 19 games against the Eastern Conference.
  • The visiting team is 3-8 ATS in the last 11 games in this matchup.

When Golden State and Chicago get together, OVER bettors are laughing all the way to the bank. The OVER has cashed in five of the last seven meetings between the squads. The Windy City has not been friendly territory for Golden State, as Stephen Curry and company are a paltry 2-11 SU in their previous 13 trips to the United Center.

The Bulls, who opened as 6-point underdogs, have been one of the worst bets in the league as of late, failing to cover the closing spread in five of their last six matchups. Fred Hoiberg’s crew has managed the fourth fewest covers in the Association at 16-24 ATS despite winning 24 games outright.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Golden State Warriors listed as -5.5-point favorites earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 216 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 109-105 result in favor of the Warriors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Golden State Warriors vs Chicago Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago battles the Golden State Warriors, currently with a 38-4 mark (23-17-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, important for totals betting, are 20-20 for the Chicago Bulls and 25-17 for the Golden State Warriors. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Golden State injuries news.

The Chicago Bulls sit at No. 11 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Golden State Warriors are at No. 4 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 1-rated NBA squad against Golden State's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 20 in the league with 7.82 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 12.81 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Warriors blew out Cleveland on Monday, running up the score in a 132-98 win at Quicken Loans Arena.

Pau Gasol went off for 31 points and added 12 rebounds leading Chicago to a 111-101 win over Detroit on Monday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Betting Trends
  • Golden State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Golden State is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Golden State's last 7 games
  • Golden State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Chicago is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chicago is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Golden State home to Indiana, Friday, January 22nd
Chicago at Boston, Friday, January 22nd