Bulls vs. 76ers Prediction
Is the betting total between the Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers set too low? Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Philadelphia. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the 76ers are 5.5-point home favorites to beat the Bulls, who opened as 5.5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 219 after hitting the board at 220.
Who Public Bettors Like: Philadelphia. As of Wednesday morning, 65% of betting tickets and 71% of the money wagered online for this game is on the 76ers to cover the spread. Meanwhile, 64% of the betting tickets and 74% of the money is on the over.
Who We Like: The over. In the last 12 meetings between these two teams, the over is 10-2. In the last nine meetings between these two teams in Philadelphia, the over is 7-2.
Meanwhile, the over is 9-2 in the Bulls' last 11 road games, is 20-8 in their last 28 games overall, and is 9-3 in their last 12 conference games. The over is also 10-2 in Chicago's last 12 games after scoring more than 125 points in its previous game.
On the other side, the over is 5-1 in the 76ers' last six home games, is 9-2-1 in their last 12 games versus a team with a losing record, and is 4-1 in their last five games overall. In their last 15 games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage below .400, the over is 11-4.
WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: BULLS/76ERS OVER 219