Bulls vs. Raptors Prediction
Can the Toronto Raptors extend their win streak and pick up a lopsided win at home over the Chicago Bulls when they meet up today at 3PM ET?
541 Chicago Bulls vs. 542 Toronto Raptors
Sunday, February 2, 2020
3PM ET – Scotiabank Arena
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Public Betting Trends
According to the latest oddsmakers, the Raptors are the clear favorite in the game, as they are getting odds of -10.5 points against the Bulls. The over/under total is listed at 217 points. The public betting currently for this game is currently has 73 percent going on the Raptors at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NBA Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Bulls continue road trip
Chicago is coming off back-to-back road losses to the Pacers and Nets and the Bulls have failed to cover in three straight. The Bulls are 19-32 on the season, 8-17 on the road, 23-27-1 against the spread and 26-25 with the over.
The Bulls are putting up 106 points per game on offense while shooting 44.1 percent from the field. Chicago is giving up 108.3 points per game on defense while opponents shoot 47 percent against them. The Bulls are beat up, with 10 players listed on the injury report. Lauri Markkanen and Wendell Carter Jr. are both out indefinitely. They combined for 26.7 points and 16.5 rebounds per game. Zach LaVine is leading the team with 25.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest.
Raptors win 10th straight
Toronto is riding a 10-game win streak following a 105-92 win at Atlanta on Friday. The Raptors are 7-3 against the spread during this win streak. Toronto is now 35-14 on the season, 17-7 at home, 28-21 against the spread and 25-23-1 with the over.
The Raptors are putting up 112.3 points per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. Defensively, Toronto is giving up 106 points per game while opponents shoot 42.7 percent from the field. Both Norman Powell and Marc Gasol are listed as out due to injuries. Pascal Siakam is leading the squad with 23.8 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. Kyle Lowry is adding 19.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 7.3 assists per game.
NBA Betting Trends
The Bulls are 1-6 against the spread in their last seven Sunday games and 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games as an underdog.
The Raptors are 17-8 against the spread in their last 25 games as a home favorite and 36-16 ATS in their last 52 games playing on 1 day of rest.
The Raptors have managed two wins over the Bulls in Chicago this year, including a 24-point victory back on Oct. 26. The Bulls are quite beat up right now and facing a red-hot Toronto squad. They have won their three home games in this win streak by double figures. The Raptors are defending well while consistently scoring. Chicago doesn’t have the offense to break through the Toronto defense and be competitive this afternoon.
NBA Prediction: Toronto Raptors -10.5