NBA Matchups  >>  Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Chicago Bulls Preview 02/26/2013

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls will meet on the court at United Center on Tuesday in a battle of division rivals.
Oddsmakers currently have the Bulls listed as 9-point favorites versus the Cavaliers, while the game's total is sitting at 196.
The Cavaliers were a 109-105 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Heat. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (214) made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 102-72 loser as they battled the Thunder on the road. The Bulls failed to cover in the match as a 9-point underdog, while 174 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Cleveland:
Team record: 18-38 SU, 29-27 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Chicago

When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 6-4
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Chicago:
Team record: 32-24 SU, 24-32 ATS

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games at home

When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2


NEXT UP:
Cleveland home to Toronto, Wednesday, February 27
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Thursday, February 28