Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Raptors and Bulls. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on NBCS, and it’s hosted by the Bulls at United Center in Chicago, IL. Get ready to place your bets! This Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 218 points, and the Bulls are favored to win at home vs. the Raptors.
TORONTO RAPTORS VS CHICAGO BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Chicago Bulls -2
This game will be played at United Center at 8:00 ET on Friday, October 27th.
WHY BET THE CHICAGO BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 114-109 in favor of the Bulls.
- Our projections have Zach LaVine finishing with Zach LaVine points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists.
- From the field, we have the Bulls finishing with a field goal percentage of 52.4% and knocking down 12 threes.
Will Toronto Shock Everyone at United Center?
Toronto’s most recent game came against the Timberwolves, resulting in the Raptors emerging victorious with a final score of 97-94. Despite being considered the underdog with a spread of +1, the Raptors were able to cover the spread. The total combined score of the game was 191, falling below the over under line of 221.
Toronto’s leading scorer was Dennis Schröder, who contributed 22 points in the most recent game for the Toronto Raptors. Following closely behind, OG Anunoby, the second leading scorer, added 20 points and 6 rebounds.
Having just played their most recent game, the Toronto Raptors achieved a possessions/pace of 102.04. They successfully converted 36 out of 90 attempts, resulting in a field goal percentage of 40%. Similarly, their three-point field goal percentage stood at 40% after making 14 out of 35 shots from beyond the arc.
On defense vs. the Timberwolves, the Toronto Raptors allowed 94 points, recorded 9 steals, and forced 14 turnovers in their most recent game.
Are the Bulls Ready for a Home Win?
In their most recent game, the Bulls suffered a defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder, with a final score of 124-104. The game’s total combined score reached 228, surpassing the over under line of 224. Despite being favored with a spread of -2.5, the Bulls failed to cover the spread.
Leading the Bulls against the Thunder, DeMar DeRozan of the Chicago Bulls emerged as the team’s leading scorer in the most recent game, tallying 20 points. Following closely behind, Zach LaVine, the second leading scorer, made a contribution of 4 rebounds and 16 points.
On offense, in their most recent game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Chicago Bulls made 12 out of 42 three-point attempts and 14 out of 18 free throw attempts. They also collected 13 offensive rebounds.
On the defensive end of the floor, the Bulls allowed 124 points, recorded 10 steals, and forced 12 turnovers in their most recent game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.