Chicago Bulls vs. San Antonio Spurs - 1/27/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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San Antonio Spurs (20-25) at Chicago Bulls (18-30)
NBA Basketball: Monday, January 27, 2020 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls +2 -- Over/Under: 218 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls meet Monday in NBA action at the United Center.
The San Antonio Spurs need a win after splitting their last 12 games. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 113.6 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 114.5 points on 46.4 percent shooting. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 22.6 points and 5.6 rebounds while LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 19.3 points and 2.4 assists. Patty Mills is the third double-digit scorer and Bryn Forbes is dishing 1.8 assists. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 36.7 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have won four of their last six road games.
The Chicago Bulls look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 105.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Zach LaVine is averaging 25.3 points and 4.9 rebounds while Lauri Markkanen is averaging 15 points and 6.5 rebounds. Wendell Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Cody White is dishing 2.2 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.6 rebounds per game. The Chicago Bulls have split their last six home games.
The Spurs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games, 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite. The Bulls are 17-36 ATS in their last 53 home games, 8-20-1 ATS in their last 29 Monday games and 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 games playing on 1 days rest. The over is 5-2 in Spurs last 7 road games. The under is 11-5 in Bulls last 16 Monday games. The Spurs are 0-5 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Chicago and 2-6 ATS in the last 8 meetings. The under is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings in Chicago and 15-7-1 in the last 23 meetings.
The San Antonio Spurs are on the end of a back to back after losing a tough one to the Toronto Raptors, but if they can't put together an honest effort to win this game, they have little chance of making the playoffs. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 50.5 percent shooting in their last five games and lose at home by an average of 1.4 points. The Spurs are 11-9 ATS on the road while the Bulls are 11-14 ATS at home. The Spurs should win this contest, but we've said that a lot about this underachieving squad. Still, I'll lay the bucket with the better team.