76ers vs. Bulls Prediction
The 76ers have been great against the spread but will they cover tonight against the Bulls at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Bulls are 6.5-point home favorites versus the 76ers after opening as a 6-point favorite. As for the total, the number currently sits at 208.5 after opening at 210.5.
Philadelphia has lost seven of its last 10 games but its ATS record is reverse over that same time span, as the Sixers have covered the spread in seven of their last 10. The 76ers have also lost back-to-back games entering play tonight and are just 2-3 straight up over their last five, despite covering the spread in four of those five contests.
Chicago enters play having won its last game and going a perfect 4-0 against the spread during that span. The Bulls have played .500 ball at the betting window this season at 36-36 ATS, and are also 18-18 against the number at home this year.
OUR PREDICTION: The home team has cashed in four of the last five games between these two teams, while the Sixers are just 2-5 against the spread in their last seven trips to Chicago and are 1-5 against the number in their last six games versus the Bulls overall. The Bulls are also 9-3 against the spread in their last 12 games after scoring 100 points or more in their previous game and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games coming off a win of more than 10 points.
FRIDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHICAGO BULLS -6.5