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New Orleans Pelicans Betting Odds Open as NBA Underdog vs Chicago Bulls

United Center will feature Chicago Bulls vs New Orleans Pelicans action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NBA action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago Bulls opened as -7.5-point favorites at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total line was sitting around 205 at Bovada for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting on the total amount of points scored.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 105-94 win for the Bulls. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

New Orleans Pelicans vs Chicago Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the New Orleans Pelicans have seen them go 6-16 and 7-15 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Chicago Bulls are at 12-8 and 7-13 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Bulls are 6-14, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 10-12. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs New Orleans injuries news.

The betting Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 23-rated New Orleans Pelicans taking on the No. 16-rated Chicago Bulls in this NBA contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting New Orleans Pelicans rank No. 25 in the league with 42.18 per game. That compares with Chicago's No. 1 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chicago is the NBA's No. 18-ranked team at 8.05 per game, while the New Orleans Pelicans rate No. 10 with 8.91 per contest.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New Orleans got 27 points from Tyreke Evans en route to a 107-105 victory over Washington on Friday at Smoothie King Center.

Chicago earned a 83-80 victory over Los Angeles on Thursday, getting 24 points from Pau Gasol at United Center.

Betting Trends
  • New Orleans is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • New Orleans is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • New Orleans is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 1-12 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chicago's last 12 games
  • Chicago is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Chicago is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New Orleans at Portland, Monday, December 14th
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Monday, December 14th