Bulls at Raptors 3/26/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions
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Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors
NBA: 7:30 PM EST
Mar. 26, 2019
Latest Odds : TOR -14 Total 220
In Monday night NBA action, the Chicago Bulls will visit Scotiabank Arena to take on the Toronto Raptors.
The Bulls have already lost 53 games this season and have been eliminated from postseason contention. On Saturday, Chicago was outclassed during a lopsided 113-84 home loss versus Utah. The Bulls were outscored by 34 points in the first half and shot just 36 percent overall.
Second year pro Lauri Markkanen tallied a team high 18 points and ten rebounds. Robin Lopez added ten points and four rebounds in a losing effort for the Bulls.
The Toronto Raptors have won 29 of their 38 home games and are running out of time to catch Milwaukee for the top seed in the East. On Sunday, Toronto lost on a half-court buzzer beater by Jeremy Lamb during a 115-114 home loss versus Charlotte. The Raptors assisted on 29 of their 45 field goals and shot 58 percent overall.
All-Star F Kawhi Leonard led all scorers with 28 points on 10-for-18 shooting and grabbed nine rebounds. Pascal Siakam chipped in 23 points and seven rebounds for the Raptors.
Recent Betting Trends:
Bulls are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games.
Raptors are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games.
Over is 7-2-1 in Bulls last 10 road games.
Over is 4-0-1 in Raptors last 5 overall.
Over is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings in Toronto.
Free Betting Pick: Toronto Raptors -14
Chicago G Zach LaVine is dealing with a thigh contusion and will not play in this contest. The Raptors are clearly the better team on paper and the Bulls are banged up. Toronto trails Milwaukee by four games for the top spot in the East with nine games remaining. Take the Raptors to win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Toronto Raptors win and cover ATS 121-103.