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Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors 4/8/2021 Odds Picks and Previews

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Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors 4-8-2021 Odds Picks and Previews

Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors 4/8/2021 – Toronto Raptors Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida will play host to Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors as they battle in an Eastern Conference play. The Bulls will enter this game holding the 10th spot while the Raptors remain at the 11th. Both teams have struggled to make it past most of their opponents with their overall weak performance. However, this will be one of those balanced games since the Raptors and the Bulls are close with their rankings. The NBA matchup predictions are out with the best betting odds and pick for this entertaining game.

Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors 4/8/2021

When: April 8, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Toronto Raptors Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida
TV: TSN | NBC Sports Chicago
Stream: NBA League Pass

Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors 4/8/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Bulls -3 (-111) 223.5 o (-110) -143
Toronto Raptors +3 (-111) 223.5 u (-110) +120
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Chicago Bulls Betting

The Bulls are coming into this game after their success against the Indiana Pacers. Chicago scored 113 and gave up 97 in return. The Bulls are holding a 21-28 record and are riding a two-game winning streak. Chicago is only a few games behind the Pacers in the ninth. All-Star C Nikola Vucevic tossed in 32 points with five assists and 17 rebounds in their success. The other notable player was Zach LaVine with eight boards, 19 points, and six assists for the Bulls. Chicago will try to continue their success against the Raptors.

Players to watch: Z. LaVine SG 48 GP 48 GS 35 MIN 27.2 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 5 REB 4.8 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 3.7 TO 2.4 PF 1.3 AST/TO 24.79 PER

N. Vucevic C * 6 GP 8 GS 31.5 MIN 22.7 PTS 2.3 OR 8.7 DR 11 REB 3.8 AST 0.7 STL 1 BLK 1.2 TO 2.7 PF 3.3 AST/TO 30.16 PER

L. Markkanen PF 29 GP 25 GS 29 MIN 16.3 PTS 0.8 OR 5 DR 5.8 REB 0.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.4 BLK 1.2 TO 1.6 PF 0.7 AST/TO 18.56 PER.

Toronto Raptors Betting

The Toronto Raptors have gone worse after dropping 31 of their 51 games in total. Toronto Raptors are ahead of the Cavs and are way behind the .500 mark. In their last outing, the Raptors gave up 110 points to Los Angeles Lakers and they scored just 101 in return. Toronto will need to work on their overall performance as a whole team. The Raptors had Pascal Siakam score 27 points after going seven for 21 with their field goal attempts. Chris Boucher was the other notable player to score 19 points and contributed eight boards.

Players to watch: P. Siakam PF 42 GP 42 GS 35.4 MIN 20.6 PTS 1.8 OR 5.5 DR 7.3 REB 4.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2 TO 3.2 PF 2.3 AST/TO 21.22 PER

F. VanVleet SG 44 GP 44 GS 36.4 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.6 OR 3.6 DR 4.2 REB 6.1 AST 1.7 STL 0.8 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 3.1 AST/TO 20.07 PER

K. Lowry PG 39 GP 39 GS 34.6 MIN 17 PTS 0.8 OR 4.6 DR 5.4 REB 7.3 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 3.2 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19 PER.

Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors 4/8/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Chicago Bulls

Chicago are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Chicago are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Chicago are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games against Toronto.
Bulls are 1-12 SU in their last 13 games against Toronto.
Chicago are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Chicago are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Toronto.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chicago’s last 14 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Chicago are 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
Raptors are 3-14 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Toronto’s last 8 games against Chicago.
Toronto are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games at home.
Toronto are 6-0 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Chicago.
Raptors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.
Toronto are 1-10 SU in their last 11 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Toronto’s last 11 games played in April.

Injuries

Chicago Bulls

Garrett Temple SG Hamstring is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto
Zach LaVine SG Ankle is probable Thursday vs Toronto
Lauri Markkanen PF Leg is probable Thursday vs Toronto
Daniel Theis C Personal is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Toronto
Coby White PG Neck is probable Thursday vs Toronto
Adam Mokoka SG Undisclosed is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto
Devon Dotson PG Undisclosed is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto

Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry PG Foot is OUT 7-10 days
Rodney Hood SG Hip is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Chicago
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Chicago
Fred VanVleet PG Hip is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Chicago
Paul Watson PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Chicago
Jalen Harris SG Hip is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Chicago

Head-to-Head
Chicago Bulls Toronto Raptors
28-21-0 Against the Spread 21-30-0
23-26-0 Straight Up 28-23-0
113 Points per Game 112
114 Points Allowed per Game 112
47.89 Offensive FG% 44.66
80.07 Offensive FT% 82.48
36.91 Offensive 3PT% 36.88
82.48 Defensive FG% 45.7
77.44 Defensive FT% 79.34
35.08 Defensive 3PT% 37.54

Chicago Bulls vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks

Toronto Raptors are missing out on some of their key players in this game due to injury. Chicago Bulls, on the other hand, has shown improvement in the last few games. Back the Bulls to take out the Raptors with the NBA betting spread in their favor.

Moneyline: The ML set for the Bulls is -143 and the ML set for the Raptors is +120.

ATS: A spread of -3 (-111) is out for the Bulls and a spread of +3 (-111) is out for the Raptors.

TOTALs: Look for the total to go Over 223.5 (-110) for Chicago and the same to go Under for the Raptors.

Score Prediction: 115 – 105, Bulls