New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00 PM (United Center)
Chicago Bulls -6.0 . Total 212.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The New York Knicks travel to Chicago to take on the Bulls. The Knicks are (2-8) on the year, coming off a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers 180-87. The Bulls are (3-7) thus far and most recently lost to the Houston Rockets, 117-94.
In the loss to the Cavaliers, the Knicks were led by Julius Randle. Randle recorded 20 points on 6 of 14 shooting. Randle was the only Knicks starter to finish in double figures. Allonzo Trier added 13 points on a perfect 5 of 5 shooting off the bench. The Knicks shot 36% from the floor and 29% from 3-point range. The Knicks were able to out work the Cavaliers on the glass, out rebounding them 64 to 49. The Knicks had 21 turnovers in the game.
In the loss to the Rockets, the Bulls were guided by Wendell Carter Jr. with 13 points. The Bulls led after the first quarter 27 to 20 and then it was all Houston from there. The Bulls defense struggled in allowing the Rockets to shoot 47%. The Bulls shot just 37% from the floor. The Bulls 3-point shooting did not help their cause. The Bulls shot just 12% from deep. The Bulls dominated in the paint, outscoring the Rockets 64 to 34. The Bulls gave up 19 3-pointers to the Rockets.
Recent Betting Trends:
The Knicks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games.
Knicks are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 vs. NBA Central.
The under is 4-1 in Knicks last 5 road games.
Bulls are 7-19 ATS in their last 26 vs. the Atlantic.
Bulls are 8-24 ATS in their last 32 home games.
The under is 4-1 in Bulls last 5 vs. the Atlantic.
The underdog has had some success in this series ATS, going 9-4 in the last 13 meetings. Neither team has gotten off to a great start this year and both teams have been average ATS this season. The Knicks have won 6 of the last 10 meetings against the Bulls. The Knicks only have 1 road win, but the Bulls only have 1 home win. I'm going to take a shot with the Knicks here, seeing I think this game could go either way, especially with Otto Porter Jr. out and Lauri Markkanen probable. I think the Knicks can win this out right, but stay safe and take the points. Final score prediction, Bulls win and the Knicks cover, 106-104.