The Houston Rockets and the Chicago Bulls will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at
Oddsmakers currently have the Rockets listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Bulls, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
Yao Ming dropped 28 points and hauled down eight rebounds to lead the Rockets to a 93-74 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday. The Rockets covered the 4-point spread, and the 167 points fell UNDER the posted total of 185.5.
The Bulls were upset 113-90 by the Wizards on Friday, as 5-point favorites on the road. That game’s 203 points went UNDER the posted total of 207.5.
John Salmons had 25 points and three rebounds in the loss.
Chicago: 26-33 SU, 28-30-1 ATS
Houston most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
A few trends to consider:
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chicago
Houston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chicago’s last 9 games when playing Houston
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games when playing at home against Houston
Chicago is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Houston