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Thewelcome the to United Center for a marquee battle on Friday night. The Bulls are lights-out at home with a 15-5 record, and Chicago is 27-12 overall this season. Golden State is off to a fantastic start in its own right at 30-11, though the Warriors were blown out at Milwaukee 118-98 on Thursday. (rest) is expected to miss this game, joining (calf) and (knee) on the bench. (back) is day-to-day. (protocols), (wrist), (adductor) and . (knee) are out for the Bulls.
Tipoff is at 7:30 p.m. ET in Chicago. Chicago is listed as the four-point home favorite, while the over-under, or total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, is 221.5 in the latest Warriors vs. Bulls odds. Before making any Bulls vs. Warriors picks, be sure to.
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SportsLine's model just revealed its NBA picks for Indiana Pacers vs. Cleveland CavaliersCleveland is favored by three points in the latest Cavaliers vs. Pacers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 209.5. Before entering any Pacers vs. Cavaliers picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered Week 13 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 52-28 roll on all top-rated, returning almost $2,000. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on, and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. . Now, here are several and trends for Bulls vs. Warriors:
- Warriors vs. Bulls spread: Bulls -4
- Warriors vs. Bulls over-under: 221.5 points
- Warriors vs. Bulls money line: Bulls -190, Warriors +160
- GSW: The Warriors are 3-3 against the spread with no rest
- CHI: The Bulls are 13-7 against the spread in home games
Why the Warriors can cover
The Warriors are enjoying a great deal of success in 2021-22, with strong units on both offense and defense. Golden State leads the NBA in defensive efficiency, allowing fewer than 1.03 points per possession. The Warriors are also No. 1 in the league in field-goal percentage allowed, with opponents making fewer than 43 percent of shots. Golden State also ranks soundly in the top five in 3-point defense, assists allowed and steals, with a top-tier defensive rebound rate of 74 percent.
Warriors vs. Mavericks prediction, odds, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Jan. 5 best bets from model on 50-27 run
SportsLine's model just revealed its NBA picks today for Dallas Mavericks vs. Golden State Warriors MoneylineSpreadTotal DAL +170 BET NOW +4.5-110BET NOW o214-110BET NOW GS -200 BET NOW -4.5-110BET NOW u214-110BET NOW Why the Warriors can coverDraymond Green is the anchor for Golden State. Green brings physicality, leadership, and heart onto the floor every night for the Warriors. The three-time NBA champion can defend multiple positions on the floor and can orchestrate the offense. Green is seventh in the league in assists (7.7), while also averaging 8.3 points and 7.9 boards per game.
Offensively, Golden State is scoring more than 1.1 points per possessions, assisting on nearly 70 percent of field goals to lead the NBA. The Warriors average more than 27 assists per game with a top-three mark in the NBA in shooting efficiency. Golden State bombs away from long distance, making more than 14 3-pointers per game, and the Warriors are a well-oiled machine on offense.
Why the Bulls can cover
Chicago has notable strengths on both ends. The Bulls are elite on offense, scoring more than 1.12 points per possession to rank in the top five of the NBA. Chicago's shooting profile is immaculate, with top-three marks in field-goal percentage (47.5 percent), 3-point percentage (38.9 percent) and free-throw percentage (81.4 percent). The Bulls are strong in ball security, committing a turnover on 13.4 percent of possessions, and Chicago is above-average in generating 14.0 fast break points per game.
Mavericks vs. Rockets odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Jan. 7 prediction from proven computer model
SportsLine's model just revealed its NBA picks for Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks MoneylineSpreadTotal HOU +120 BET NOW +2.5-110BET NOW o215-110BET NOW DAL -140 BET NOW -2.5-110BET NOW u215-110BET NOW Video: Jamarion Sharp Throws Down Thunderous Alley-Oop (Stadium) Your browser does not support this video What you need to know about the Rockets Houston edged the Washington Wizards 114-111 on Wednesday as Kevin Porter Jr. hit a game-winning three-pointer as time expired.
Defensively, Chicago is allowing 1.08 points per possession, and the Bulls are in the top 10 in 3-pointers allowed (11.4 per game) and two-point accuracy allowed (51.4 percent). Opponents are turning the ball over 14.5 times per game against Chicago, with the Bulls allowing only 23.5 assists per game. Golden State has turnover issues, giving the ball away on 16 percent of possessions, and the Warriors are in the bottom 10 of the NBA in both free-throw creation and prevention.
How to make Bulls vs. Warriors picks
SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, projecting 215 combined points. The model also says one side of the spread hits over 60 percent of the time..
So who wins Warriors vs. Bulls? And which side of the spread hits over 60 percent of the time?, and find out.
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