The Cleveland Cavaliers have earned just one ATS victory in their last five games against the Chicago Bulls as they try to tie up their best-of-seven second-round NBA playoff series when the teams meet in Game 4 on Sunday afternoon.
Chicago went up 2-1 on Cleveland in the series with a 99-96 win as a 2.5-point home favorite in Game 3 on Friday night in an OVER result for totals bettors at the online sportsbooks. The Cavaliers are just 5-5 SU and 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games against the Bulls, with the O/U 5-5.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sports bettors looking to pick the Chicago Bulls as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -1-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bodog. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 194.5 for Sunday at shops such as MyBookie.
A 106-103 result in favor of the Bulls is the prediction by the Odds – VSB handicapping pick engine.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Cleveland Cavaliers will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 44-45 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Chicago Bulls are 45-46 ATS. Cleveland is 36-52-1 against the points scored total betting line, while Chicago is 44-43-4 versus the line. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Cleveland injuries news.
According to the betting Power Rankings at Odds – VSB
, it’s the No. 13-rated Chicago Bulls and the No. 3-rated Cavaliers in this NBA basketball matchup.
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago’s No. 2-rated NBA squad against Cleveland’s No. 18-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 13 in the league with 8.08 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 with 10.09 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Cavaliers were a 99-96 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Bulls. They failed to cover the +2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (195) made winners of OVER bettors.
- Cleveland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games
- Cleveland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
- Cleveland is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
- Chicago is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
- Chicago is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games
- Chicago is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cleveland home to Chicago, Tuesday, May 12th