Bulls vs. Thunder Prediction
After they were crushed on Tuesday night by the Spurs, will the Thunder cover tonight versus the Bulls at 9:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Thunder are now 3.5-point home favorites versus the Bulls after opening as a 6-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 207 but has been bet up slightly to 207.5.
Chicago is 5-5 over its last 10 games and is just 4-6 at the betting window in its last 10 contests. The Bulls are coming off a 121-108 win over the 76ers, however, covering as a 7-point favorite. Jimmy Butler finished with 28 points, eight rebounds, seven assists, four steams and three turnovers in the victory, while Dwyane Wade posted 14 points with six boards and six assists.
The Thunder are playing .500 ball, winning five of their last 10 games and going 5-5 against the spread over that same span. They've also dropped back-to-back games, including a 108-94 defeat in San Antonio on Tuesday. Russell Westbrook scored 27 points with six rebounds, 14 assists and a steal in the loss, while Steven Adams finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds and a steal.
OUR PREDICTION: The Bulls are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, are 1-4 against the number in their last five games coming off an ATS win, and are 4-11 at the betting window in their last 15 games following a win. On the other side, the Thunder are a perfect 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, have covered in 12-2 against the number in their last 14 games versus a team with a losing record, and are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games coming off a loss of more than 10 points.
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