Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 12/2/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cleveland Cavaliers (13-3) at Chicago Bulls (10-7)
NBA Basketball: Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls do battle tonight at the United Center.
The Cavaliers have won seven of their last 10 games but they'll be looking for a bit of stability after falling to the Clippers in a 113-94 blowout last night for their second straight loss by double-digits. Kyrie Irving led the team with 28 points while Kevin Love and LeBron James each chipped in with 16 points but it wasn't enough to keep up with the Clippers as the Cavs shot just 40 percent from the field as a team while getting outscored in the second half by 55-44. With the loss, Cleveland falls to 13-4 overall and 9-2 at home.
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Meanwhile, the Bulls have lost three of their last five including a 96-90 loss to the Lakers on Wednesday. Jimmy Butler led the team with 22 points but shot just four of 18 from the field, Dwyane Wade added 17 points while Rajon Rondo chipped in with 14 points and six assists as the Bulls battled with the Lakers for most of the game until their offense went ice-cold in a 26-17 fourth quarter. As a team, the Bulls shot just 35.2 percent from the field and four of 21 from the 3-point line while losing the rebound battle by 60-46. With the loss, Chicago drops to 10-7 on the season and 4-2 at home.
Looking at the betting trends, the Cavs are 1-4 ATS in their last five road games and 1-6 ATS in their last seven games playing on zero days rest, while the Bulls are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against a team above .600 and 6-2 ATS in their last eight home games.
Head to head, the Cavs are 7-19 ATS in the last 26 meetings overall and the Road team is 5-1 ATS in the last six meetings.
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