NBA 2k20 Sim: Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls 5/5/2020 NBA Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls 5/5/2020 – It is the defending champions Toronto Raptors going up against the Chicago Bulls in this NBA2k20 simulation game. This match can be seen on Twitch.tv/nba2klivesims this Tuesday, May 5. The Toronto Raptors may have lost Kawhi Leonard in free agency but they are the second-best team in the NBA Eastern Conference before the suspension before the league suspension. On the other side of the coin, the Chicago Bulls have been struggling all-season and have a dismal 22-43 record in the 2019-2020 NBA Season. Heading to this simulation match, NBA Betting Covers heavily favors the Raptors winning over the Bulls and it is not going to be close.
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls 5/5/2020
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls 5/5/2020 Betting Odds
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors have instilled a winning culture in the franchise after winning the 2019 NBA championship last decade. With the departure of Kawhi Leonard. Pascal Siakam led the Raptors’ charge with his 89 overall rating. This was a special year for the African-born player who had been selected to his first NBA All-Star Game. He continues to improve and has an A+ in potential while an A- in mid-range, three-point shooting and inside defense. Backing him up is Kyle Lowry with his 85 overall rating along with an A in playmaking and potential. The Raptors own a colorful supplementary cast to their stars headed by Fred VanVleet with an 82 overall rating. Serge Ibaka stands at center with his 81 overall while OG Anunoby, Norman Powell and Terrence Davis each having a 79 overall. Over the past season, the Raptors have suffered injuries left and right but still managed to stay as one of the top teams in the east. Having a complete roster in NBA2k20 makes them a deadly foe in every simulation.
Chicago Bulls Betting
There were high hopes for the Bulls this season but management issues and injuries went in the way. With NBA2k20, those factors don’t count and the full potential of the team can be seen. Zach LaVine has been the cornerstone for the team and his 85 overall is one of the biggest snubs in the NBA All-Star Game. Wendell Carter Jr. is the second-best player of the team with his 85 overall while a disgruntled Lauri Markkanen is at 80. The seven-foot forward has been seen as the next Dirk Nowitzki but it hasn’t been shown that much. The Bulls have a young bench that has good potential but it seems that it has taken time for them to bloom. Otto Porter and Tomas Satoransky is both registered at 78 and they are the main help that the Bulls can get from their role players. Thaddeus Young is a mid-season acquisition at 77 overall and Coby White it the 19-year-old rookie that shows a lot of promise with a 76 overall.
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks
The Toronto Raptors has a much-proven system and their chemistry is one of the best in NBA2k20. They come in as the safer bet in this game according to Online Sportsbook as the Bulls look like they are not deep enough to compete with the Raptors.
Moneyline: The Raptors are given an ML of -360 for this match while the Bulls are the underdogs with +250.
ATS: It is 7.5 points across the spread that separates the Raptors and Bulls for this simulation game. Toronto owns the -7.5 while the Bulls are on the far end with +7.5.
TOTALs: 104.5 is the total given for each team to reach with the Raptors more likely to go over while the Bulls are under.
Score Prediction: 108 – 98 Raptors