Two of the most electrifying players in the NBA will do battle on Monday when Jimmy Butler and the Chicago Bulls play host to Russell Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday. Sportsbooks opened the Bulls as 1-point home chalk with an OVER/UNDER of 209.5.
- The Thunder are 2-6 ATS in their last eight games as underdog.
- The total has gone UNDER in six of the Bulls’ last eight games after consecutive wins.
- The total has gone UNDER in 10 of the Thunder’ last 14 games against the Bulls.
Butler is averaging 34.2 points in the last six games and led Chicago to wins over the top two teams in the Eastern Conference in Cleveland and Toronto in the last two contests. Butler scored 14 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter during Wednesday’s triumph over the Cavs and put together a 42 points, 10 rebounds and five assists effort vs the Raptors on Saturday.
Wagering on the Bulls as favorites hasn’t been a profitable endeavor. In Chicago’s last 11 affairs when tabbed as faves, they’re a paltry 2-9 ATS.
Chicago took both meetings between the clubs last year by an average of 7.5 points.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sports bettors looking to pick the Chicago Bulls as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -2-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 209.5 for Monday at shops such as MyBookie.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 109-107 result in favor of the Bulls. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Oklahoma City Thunder vs Chicago Bulls Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Supporters of the Oklahoma City Thunder have seen them go 22-16 and 20-18 ATS so far this NBA season, while the Chicago Bulls are at 19-18 and 18-19 ATS. In Over/Under totals betting, the Bulls are 14-23, while the Oklahoma City Thunder are 16-20-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Oklahoma City injuries news.
The betting Power Rankings at Odds – Shark
have the No. 8-rated Oklahoma City Thunder taking on the No. 16-rated Chicago Bulls in this NBA contest.
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago’s No. 1-rated NBA squad against Oklahoma City’s No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 30 in the league with 6.43 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 24 with 8.61 per outing.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Denver was victimized by Russell Westbrook for 32 points as the Thunder defeated the Nuggets 121-106 in NBA action on Saturday.
The Raptors were burned for 42 points by Jimmy Butler on Saturday as the Bulls picked up a 123-118 win at United Center.
- Oklahoma City is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
- Oklahoma City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- Oklahoma City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
- Oklahoma City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chicago
- Chicago is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
- Chicago is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games
- Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Oklahoma City home to Memphis, Wednesday, January 11th
Chicago at Washington, Tuesday, January 10th