Rockets vs. Bulls Prediction
Are the Bulls a good bet to cover versus the Rockets tonight as a home underdog at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Bulls are 4.5-point home favorites versus the Rockets while the over/under currently sits at 222.5 points, down from the opening number of 224.5.
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Houston enters play tonight with a 6-4 record over its last 10 games, both on the hardwood and at the betting window. The Rockets are 37-28 against the spread on the season, which includes an impressive road mark of 22-11 ATS on the road.
Chicago has split over its last 10 games, both straight up and against the spread. The Bulls are just 31-33 at the betting window on the season, which includes a 16-16 ATS record at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The home team has covered in five of the last seven meetings between these two teams while the Rockets are just 1-5 against the spread in their last six games versus the Bulls. Houston is also 2-8 at the betting window in its last 10 games versus Eastern Conference foes and is winless at 0-4 ATS in its last four games versus Central Division opponents. The Bulls are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 home games versus a team with a winning road record as well.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHICAGO BULLS +4.5