The Chicago Bulls have grabbed the ATS victory at the online sportsbooks in each of their last three games against the Cleveland Cavaliers as those two teams hit the hardwood on Wednesday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.
Chicago upset Cleveland by a score of 99-92 as a 4.5-point road underdog on the NBA betting lines in the opening game of the best-of-seven set on Monday night, with the teams turning in an UNDER result for totals bettors. The UNDER has now paid off six times in the last nine games between the two teams.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Odds makers at BetOnline opened the Cleveland Cavaliers as -5.5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 195 earlier at Bodog.
A 107-103 result in favor of the Bulls is the prediction by the Odds – VSB handicapping pick engine (Chicago Bulls +5 1/2)
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cleveland Cavaliers bring a 57-30 record (43-44 ATS) to the battle against the 55-34 Chicago Bulls, who are 44-45 ATS. Fans OVER/UNDER betting have seen Cleveland Cavaliers go 34-52-1 so far and the Chicago Bulls go 42-43-4. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Chicago injuries news.
The Cavaliers – Bulls betting odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to power rankings. Cleveland is rated No. 3 in our latest Odds – VSB
poll, while the Chicago Bulls sit at No. 13.
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Cleveland’s No. 18-rated NBA squad against Chicago’s No. 2-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Cleveland rates No. 4 in the league with 10.02 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 with 8.11 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Bulls were a 99-92 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cavaliers. They covered the +4.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (191) made winners of UNDER bettors.
- Chicago is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
- Chicago is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games
- Chicago is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games
- Cleveland is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
- Cleveland is 22-2 SU in its last 24 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago home to Cleveland, Friday, May 8th