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Houston Rockets Face the Chicago Bulls: NBA Odds and Pick

United Center will feature Chicago Bulls vs Houston Rockets action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NBA action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the Chicago Bulls as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as 4.5-point underdogs on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 224.5 for Friday at shops such as MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 113-107 win for the Rockets on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Houston Rockets vs Chicago Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Houston Rockets have seen them go 44-21 and 37-28 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Chicago Bulls are at 31-33 and 31-33 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Bulls are 26-38, while the Houston Rockets are 35-29-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Houston injuries news.

The Bulls - Rockets betting odds would favor the Rockets if the lines were set according to power rankings. Chicago is rated No. 20 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Houston Rockets sit at No. 3.

Statistical Matchup

In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 3-rated NBA squad against Houston's No. 13-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 30 in the league with 6.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 1 with 14.65 per outing.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Harden chucked in 35 points for Houston on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 115-108 at Toyota Center.

Chicago suffered a 98-91 loss against Orlando on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Jimmy Butler in a losing effort at Amway Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chicago is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
  • Chicago is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Cleveland, Sunday, March 12th
Chicago at Boston, Sunday, March 12th