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NBA Betting Line Favors Minnesota Timberwolves over Chicago Bulls

The Minnesota Timberwolves will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bulls in Chicago at United Center on Friday in NBA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Chicago Bulls as 6-point underdogs in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 217 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 115-101 result in favor of the Timberwolves today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Minnesota Timberwolves vs Chicago Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Minnesota Timberwolves have seen them go 34-23 and 28-27-2 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Chicago Bulls are at 18-35 and 29-23-1 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Bulls are 28-25, while the Minnesota Timberwolves are 29-27-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 21-rated Chicago Bulls and the No. 7-rated Timberwolves in this NBA basketball matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up Chicago's No. 22-ranked offense (103.47 PPG) against a Minnesota Timberwolves defense that ranks No. 17 at 106.28 PPG. The Chicago Bulls have averaged 43.68% from the field per game, less than the Minnesota Timberwolves have managed so far this NBA season (47.99% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jimmy Butler chucked in 35 points for Minnesota on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 140-138 at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Bulls wasted a 27-point performance from Zach LaVine as Sacramento ran past them 104-98 on Monday at Golden 1 Center.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chicago is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chicago is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games
  • Chicago is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Sacramento, Sunday, February 11th
Chicago home to Washington, Saturday, February 10th