The Chicago Bulls (24-27) host the Portland Trail Blazers (26-26) at United Center, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 4, 2023. The Trail Blazers are 4.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is 234 points for the matchup.
How to bet Bulls vs. Trail Blazers
Chicago Bulls vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bulls as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bulls have -182 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +154 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 234 points.
Bulls vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, February 4, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Bulls vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
The Bulls have played 51 games, with 28 wins against the spread. Chicago has won 10, or 47.6%, of the 21 contests in which it was the favorite this year. The Bulls have eclipsed the over/under in 42.3% of their opportunities this year (22 times over 52 games with a set point total).
The Trail Blazers have 26 wins against the spread in 52 games this season. Portland has won 42.3% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (11-15). Trail Blazers games this season have hit the over 46.2% of the time (24 out of 52 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bulls vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report
Trail Blazers: Gary Payton: Out (Illness), Jusuf Nurkic: Out (Calf), Ibou Badji: Out (Knee), Justise Winslow: Out (Ankle), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist)
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
Chicago is 15th in the NBA with 114.3 points per game this year. At the other end, it ranks 17th with 114.1 points allowed per contest. The Bulls are scoring 114.6 points per game in home games. Away from home, they are averaging 113.9 points per contest. The Bulls’ offense has been less productive over their last 10 games, putting up 112.7 points a contest compared to the 114.3 they’ve averaged this year.
Chicago has found it difficult to drain threes, ranking fifth-worst in the league with 10.7 treys per game. It ranks ninth with a 36.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc this season. The Bulls are attempting 58.2 two-pointers per game this season, which account for 66.7% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 74.9% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 29 threes per contest, which are 33.3% of their shots (and 25.1% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
In 2022-23, Portland is 14th in the league offensively (114.5 points scored per game) and 16th on defense (113.8 points conceded). At home the Trail Blazers are scoring 119.8 points per game, 10.3 more than they are averaging away (109.5). The Trail Blazers have performed better offensively in their last 10 games, averaging 122.1 points per contest, 7.6 more than their season average of 114.5.
Portland is eighth in the league in 3-pointers made (13 per game) and sixth in 3-point percentage (37.8%). In 2022-23, the Trail Blazers have taken 40.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 59.4% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 31.8% of the Trail Blazers’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 68.2% have been 2-pointers.
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