BROOKLYN, NY (The Spread) – Bulls’ forward Carlos Boozer has been limited by a hamstring injury and might miss tonight’s game versus the Nets.
Boozer, who did not play on Wednesday when Chicago beat Milwaukee 104-88, plans to warm up tonight and “see what happens.” If Boozer can’t go, Taj Gibson will draw another start in his place. Gibson had 14 points, nine rebounds, a steal and two blocks in 34 minutes versus the Bucks.
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulls are 3-point road underdogs versus the Nets tonight. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 181 points with the odds at -115 on the over and -105 on the under.
How many points will Luol Deng and Joakim Noah score tonight versus New Jersey? The over/under for Deng is 16 (-125 over/-105 under) and the total for Noah is 12.5 (-125 over/-105 under). Noah also has an over/under of 13 (-120 over/-110 under) for rebounds, while Nate Robinson has an over/under of 17.5 (-120 over/-110 under) for points and assists.
The Bulls are currently 16/1 to win the NBA Finals this year and 13/2 to win the Eastern Conference.