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Warriors vs Bulls Betting Matchup Report

Chicago BullsGolden State Warriors
Dec 26, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Chicago Bulls vs Golden State Warriors Odds


The NBA betting slate features a clash between Golden State and Chicago on Monday, with the host Warriors trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.

Golden State will face the 1-0 Bulls, who own a 0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Warriors are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulls are 0-1 favoring the OVER.

View Chicago vs Golden State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Warriors at No. 17 and the Bulls at No. 1 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 92-72 result in favor of the Bulls.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Golden State's No. 10-ranked offense (86 PPG) against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 22 at 87 PPG. The Warriors have averaged 39% from the field per game, less than the Bulls have managed so far this season (40.4% on average).

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 87 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the league in scoring at home.

Chicago was an 88-87 winner in its last match on the road against the Lakers. They failed to cover the 5.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 175 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago got 22 points from Derrick Rose en route to an 88-87 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at STAPLES Center.

The Warriors were a 105-86 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as underdogs, while the total score (191) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Warriors got a 21-point performance from David Lee, who added 12 rebounds, but Los Angeles still ran past Golden State 105-86 on Sunday at Oracle Arena.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing LA Lakers are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing New York are 5-5
After playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

A few Bulls at Warriors trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Golden State
Chicago is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Chicago is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Golden State
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Golden State's last 8 games
Golden State is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Sacramento, Thursday, December 29
Golden State home to New York, Wednesday, December 28