Bulls vs. Knicks - 3/28/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Knicks (14-58) at Chicago Bulls (44-29)
NBA Basketball: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls -16.5 -- Over/Under: 189 See the Latest Odds
TV: MSG, WGN
The New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls square off Saturday night at the United Center.
The New York Knicks look to snap a six-game losing streak. On the season, the Knicks are averaging 91.9 points on 42.8 percent shooting and are allowing 101.4 points on 46 percent shooting. Jose Calderon is averaging 9.1 points and 4.7 assists while Andrea Bargnani is averaging 14.2 points and four rebounds. Langston Galloway is dishing 3.2 assists and Jason Smith is grabbing 3.8 rebounds The New York Knicks are shooting just 39.5 percent from the field in their last five games. The Knicks are coming off a Friday loss to the Boston Celtics in which they scored just 39 first-half points. The Knicks have lost seven of their last eight games on the road. Tim Hardaway Jr. is questionable with a wrist injury.
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The Chicago Bulls look to stay hot after winning four of their last five games. On the season, the Bulls are averaging 101 points on 44.2 percent shooting and are allowing 98.7 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Jimmy Butler is averaging 20.2 points and six rebounds while Pau Gasol is averaging 18.6 points and 11.8 rebounds. Aaron Brooks is dishing 3.1 assists and Taj Gibson is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 48.5 percent from the field in their last five games and have won 10 of their last 13 games when topping 100 points. The Bulls have won six of their last eight games on their home court. Doug McDermott is questionable with a back injury.
The Knicks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 0 days rest and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Bulls are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The underdog is 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
You guys know how I feel about back chalk. I don't care how horrible the Knicks are, this is far too many points to lay in an NBA game, even more wen you consider how the Bulls struggle at times to score.