Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/30/2019 NBA Spread and Prediction
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Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/30/2019 – The Cleveland Cavaliers (1-3) will look to continue the grind on Wednesday, as they play host to the (2-2) Chicago Bulls at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The Cavaliers are coming off 129-112 beat down at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks, while the Bulls are trying to bounce back from a 105-98 loss handed to them by the New York Knicks. Top online sportsbooks are predicting a tight battle with the Bulls coming in as the slight favorites.
Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/30/2019
Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/30/2019 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Bulls are still finding the right winning formula, but there are encouraging signs that this young squad will be just fine in the coming years. The trio of Zach Lavine, Wendell Carter Jr., and Lauri Markkanen looked good together in a losing effort against the Knicks last Monday. Zach Lavine poured in 21 points, Wendell Carter Jr. scored 20 points and Lauri Markkanen added 18 markers in the game.
Players to Watch: Zach LaVine (21.3 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 4.5 APG), Lauri Markkanen (17.8 PPG, 10.3 RPG, 2.0 APG), Coby White (13.8 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 3.3 APG)
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting
After coming through with an encouraging win 110-99 over the Indiana Pacers, the Cavaliers ran into a brick wall on Monday, as Giannis Antetokounmpo and company proved just too much for the rebuilding Cavs. Tristan Thompson (17 points and 13 rebounds) and Kevin Love (15 points and 16 rebounds) continued to rack up double-doubles, and Collin Sexton added 18 in a losing cause. Cleveland allowed Milwaukee to shoot over 50 percent from the field and 44.7 percent from beyond the arc.
Players to Watch: Tristan Thompson (Collin Sexton 19.3 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 1.7 APG), Collin Sexton (17.3 PPG, 3.3 RPG, 2.0 RPG), Kevin Love (15.7 PPG, 15.7 RPG, 4.7 APG)
Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers 10/30/2019 Betting Numbers
Chicago is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
Cleveland is 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games.
Chandler Hutchison SF Hamstring is out indefinitely
John Henson C Hamstring is out indefinitely
Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Picks
The two rebuilding Central Division teams have split their last 10 head-to-head meetings, with Chicago averaging 105.60 PPG on 47.48% FG and Cleveland scoring 103.50 PPG on 46.12% FG on those games.
Moneyline: Legal betting sites like the Bulls’ chances, pegging the visiting team at -115. Predicting the outcome is a bit difficult since this is the first time they play each other this season. Nevertheless, Chicago seems a solid bet to win because of their better core.
ATS: The -1.5 Bulls have a 7-3 ATS slate in the last 10 meetings with the Cavaliers, and will continue their points against the spread mastery over the home team on Wednesday.
TOTALs: The highest O/U total is set at 219.5 points. The Bulls are averaging 106.33 PPG, while the Cavs are scoring 97.50 PPPG. The Bulls’ point production is above average, but the Cavs’ anemic offense raises some concerns. Pick: Under 219.5
Score Prediction: 103-97 Bulls