Bulls vs. Celtics Prediction
Will today's 3:30PM ET matchup between the Bulls and Celtics be low-scoring for bettors?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Celtics are now 7.5-point home favorites versus the Bulls after opening as an 8-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 213.5 but was bet down to 208.
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Chicago enters play with a 5-5 record over its last 10 games, both on the hardwood and at the betting window. The Bulls own a losing record against the spread on the season, going 31-34 ATS this year, which includes a 15-17 ATS mark on the road.
Boston has dropped six of its last 10 games coming into today and is just 4-6 against the spread during that same span. The Celtics still own a winning ATS record at 33-31 on the season, but they're just 12-18 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The under has cashed in four of the last five meetings between these two teams and is 4-1-1 in the Celtics' last six home games. The under is also 9-1-1 in the Celtics' last 11 home games coming off a road trip of seven or more days and is 10-1-1 in their last 12 games following an ATS loss. On the other side, the under is 5-0 in the Bulls' last five games overall and is 27-12-2 in their last 41 road games.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: BULLS/CELTICS UNDER 208