The Chicago Bulls and the Boston Celtics have played to a pair of OVER results already this season as those Eastern Conference teams meet for a third time in NBA betting action on Saturday.
Boston topped Chicago 106-101 as a 9.5-point road underdog in the first meeting of the season between the teams on November 8, with the Bulls then beating the Celtics 109-102 as a 3.5-point road favorite on November 28. Chicago is 7-3 SU and 7-2-1 ATS in the last 10 games between the teams.
Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Chicago Bulls installed as -11-point Favorite in this particular NBA matchup. The over-under betting line for the total number of point scored was listed by most sportsbooks, including 5Dimes, at 206.
Computer Prediction: Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 107-101 win for the Bulls. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Chicago Bulls sport a record of 23-10 and 15-18 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Boston Celtics sit at 11-19 and 14-16 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 17-14-2 for the Chicago Bulls and 16-13-1 for the Boston Celtics. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Boston injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams with the Chicago Bulls rated this week at No. 8 and the Boston Celtics sitting at No. 13.
How Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls Stats Matchup
The game also pits Chicago’s No. 9-ranked offense averaging 102.58 PPG, against a Boston Celtics defense that ranks No. 26 at 104.2 PPG. The Chicago Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 45.1% so far, less than the Boston Celtics shooters have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Avery Bradley scored 22 points in a failed effort to lead the Celtics to victory (they lost 119-101 to Dallas at TD Garden on Friday).
The Bulls got a 26-point performance from Jimmy Butler as Chicago ran past Denver 106-101 on Thursday at United Center.
Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls Betting Odds Trends
Boston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston’s last 6 games
Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Chicago is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Chicago is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games at home
Chicago is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Boston home to Charlotte, Monday, January 5th
Chicago home to Houston, Monday, January 5th