Betting Odds & Free NBA Expert Picks: Boston Celtics vs Chicago Bulls
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Celtics: 37-19 (17-11 V)
Bulls: 27-29 (16-11 H)
When: 8:00 PM ET, Thursday, February 16, 2017
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
The Chicago Bulls will attempt to maintain their winning allure as they prepare to meet the Boston Celtics in an Eastern Conference showdown set to be staged on Thursday at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. This will be the third instalment of a four-game season series between the two storied franchises.
The Bulls met the Celtics twice in the same week in their first four games of the season which ended up in a split. Dwyane Wade scored 22 points in his debut in a 105-99 victory for the Bulls which was also Chicago’s opener to the season. The Celtics then dealt the Bulls their first loss of the year in 107-100 victory six days later.
The Bulls returned home on Sunday after a six-game road trip where they lost four games and their last three in row. They renewed with success when they beat Toronto 105-94 back on Tuesday. It was the Bulls’ eleven straight victory against the Raptors. Toronto trailed by 19 points at halftime and never could quite recover from the deficit.
The Celtics are riding on a four-game winning streak and have widened their lead in the Atlantic Division to 4.5 games over the Raptors. Fatigue might be an issue here as they are playing their third game in four nights with two games on the road. They held on to beat Philadelphia 116-108 last night in a home victory.
Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Betting Odds
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In their last action, Chicago was a 105-94 winner at home against the Raptors. They covered the +4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (199) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Boston was a 116-108 winner in its last match at home against the 76ers. They failed to cover the -10-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 224 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
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Boston Celtics vs. Chicago Bulls Betting Odds & Trends
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
Boston is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Boston is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Boston's last 25 games
Chicago is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Chicago is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing Boston
Boston at Toronto Friday, February 24
Chicago home to Phoenix Friday, February 24
Free NBA Expert Picks: Chicago -1 at BetOnline
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