NBA 2k20 Sim: Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 5/16/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 5/16/2020 – These are two NBA Eastern Conference teams that are set to clash in this NBA 2k20 simulation as the Chicago Bulls go up against the New York Knicks. This match will happen on Saturday, May 16 and it can be seen on Twitch.tv/nbadklivesims. The Chicago Bulls are currently fifth to the last in the east with their 22-43 record but they had a lot of players that were injured most of the season. Just below them are the New York Knicks with a 21-45 record and they are a team still looking for an identity. The Knicks are seen by NBA Game Odds as the underdogs in this game against the Bulls and it is a wide margin.
Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 5/16/2020
Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks 5/16/2020 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls have a good young core of players that have a good future in the NBA but they are in the media circus before the lockdown with chemistry issues. Zach LaVine is the best player on this team and his 85 overall rating was snubbed from an NBA All-Star selection. Wendell Carter Jr is the team’s young center and this glass cleaner is given an 81 overall rating while Finland’s finest Lauri Markannen stretches the floor with his shooting at his 7-foot frame. Otto Porter and Tomas Satoransky are both joining them at the starting lineup at 78 overall. On the bench is Thaddeus Young who also stretches the floor with 77 overall. This team has six players having a 76 overall rating with rookie Coby White, Chandler Hutchinson, Daniel Gafford and Denzel Valentine.
New York Knicks Betting
The New York Knicks have one of the weirdest rosters in the league having a cluttered frontcourt rotation. They traded Marcus Morris away and they lost their most consistent scorer of the season. This team’s highest-rated player is Mitchell Robinson who mans the paint with his 83 overall. Julius Randle joins him on the frontcourt and this slashing four is given an 82 overall. Three players are given a 78 overall in Taj Gibson, Elfrid Payton and Bobby Portis. Rookie RJ Barret has a good upside to his career but he has been starting out slow as he is a 76 overall rating while the long-range shooter Allonzo Trier is at 75 overall. Frank Ntilikina and Demyean Dotson each own a 73 overall to fill in the bench.
Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks Betting Picks
The Chicago Bulls are given the advantage here with the young talent owning a high rating as compared to the Knicks. Putting your faith to the Bulls on this game according to Top Online Sportsbook is very safe.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Bulls in this game is -300 while the Knicks if they pull an upset, is at +220.
ATS: It is 6.5 points across the spread for this game between the Knicks and Bulls. Chicago is at -6.5 while the Knicks are on the other side with +6.5.
TOTALs: It is 103.5 points given for each team at the total with the Bulls likely going over while the Knicks are under.
Score Prediction: 105 – 96 Bulls