Magic vs. Bulls Prediction

NBA Predictions: Will Bulls stay hot with win over Magic? 12/20/17

Will the Chicago Bulls stay red-hot with a win and a cover against the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. ET?

Who Oddsmakers Like: Chicago. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bulls are 5-point home favorites versus the Magic, who opened as a 5-point road underdog. The total, meanwhile, sits at 210.5 after hitting the board at 210.

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Who Public Bettors Like: As of Wednesday morning, 53% of the betting tickets are on the Magic to cover the spread and 51% of the money is also on Orlando.

Injury Report: Aaron Gordon (calf) will miss tonight's game for Orlando and Terrence Ross remains out with a knee injury. Evan Fournier,  meanwhile, is doubtful to play with an ankle injury but Arron Afflalo is probable with a back injury.

On the other side, Paul Zipser is questionable with a back injury and Cameron Payne (foot) is out.

Who We Like: Chicago. The Magic is just 1-4 against the spread in its last five games versus the Bulls, are 2-5 against the number in their last seven road games, and are 3-11 against the spread in their last 14 games versus Eastern Conference games. Orlando is also 1-6 against the spread in its last seven games overall, is 2-8 against the number in its last 10 games playing on two days of rest, and is 0-7 at the betting window in its last seven games when its opponent allows 100 points or more in its previous game.

The Bulls, meanwhile, are 4-0 against the spread in their last four home games, are 7-0 against the number in their last seven games overall, and are 13-3 at the betting window in its last 16 games versus Eastern Conference foes. The Bulls are also a perfect 6-0 against the spread in their last six games playing on just one day of rest.

 

WEDNESDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHICAGO BULLS -5

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