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Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls 1/30/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls 1-30-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls 1/30/2021 – The Portland Trail Blazers are on back-to-back losses and they hope to avoid entering into a losing streak. This team is now on the road and into their, NBA Eastern Conference swings against the Chicago Bulls this coming Saturday, January 30. It will be held inside the closed-door venue of the United Center located in Chicago, Illinois with NBA TV having the broadcast rights for this game. Tip-off is at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will also be shown through online live streaming for NBA League Pass subscribers. The shorthanded Portland Trail Blazers are seen as the underdogs NBA Online Gambling against the Chicago Bulls.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls 1/30/2021

When: Saturday, January 30,  8:00 PM ET
Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
TV: NBA TV
Stream: NBA League Pass

Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls 1/30/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Portland Trail Blazers +2.5 (-110) 233.5 o (-110) +105
Chicago Bulls -2.5 (-110) 233.5 u (-110) -119
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Portland Trail Blazers Betting

The Portland Trail Blazers are just one loss away to make their 9-8 record to a .500. They are now on back-to-back losses after being defeated by the Oklahoma City Thunder and the latest was against the Houston Rockets by just three points, 101-104. Damian Lillard had 30 points to lead the team while also having nine dimes and five triples. Gary Trent Jr. is trying to fill in the shoes of CJ McCullom as he tallied 23 points, three rebounds, and seven three-point shots. Carmelo Anthony had an off-shooting night with doing a horrible 20% from the field to finish with only six points.

Players to watch: D. Lillard PG 17 GP 17 GS 36.4 MIN 28.8 PTS 0.4 OR 4.4 DR 4.8 REB 7.1 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.1 TO 1.5 PF 2.3 AST/TO 25.51 PER

C. McCollum SG 13 GP 13 GS 33.8 MIN 26.7 PTS 0.5 OR 3.4 DR 3.9 REB 5 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 1 TO 2.2 PF 5 AST/TO 26.44 PER

C. Anthony PF 16 GP 2 GS 26.4 MIN 12.4 PTS 0.4 OR 3.3 DR 3.7 REB 1.2 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 0.8 TO 2.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 12.51 PER.

Chicago Bulls Betting

Like their next opponents, the Chicago Bulls are hoping to avoid getting to a losing streak after winning three straight. They had a tough schedule facing the defending champion Lakers and the next was the Boston Celtics which they lost by a wide margin of 16 points. Zach LaVine did his best to lift his team and provided with 30 points, six rebounds, and six three-pointers. Lauri Markannen also did with 18 points while Thadeous Young almost had a triple-double of 16 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists. Otto Porter Jr. came off the bench as well with 13 points.

Players to Watch: Z. LaVine SG 17 GP 17 GS 35.6 MIN 27 PTS 0.6 OR 4.6 DR 5.2 REB 5.3 AST 1.3 STL 0.6 BLK 4.3 TO 2.8 PF 1.2 AST/TO 21.21 PER

L. Markkanen PF 10 GP 10 GS 30.4 MIN 18.5 PTS 0.8 OR 5.7 DR 6.5 REB 1 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 2.4 PF 0.6 AST/TO 16.75 PER

C. White PG 17 GP 17 GS 33.7 MIN 15.2 PTS 0.5 OR 4.5 DR 4.9 REB 5.6 AST 0.5 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 2.7 PF 2.1 AST/TO 10.69 PER.

Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls 1/30/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Portland Trail Blazers

Portland is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Trail Blazers are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Portland is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against Chicago.
Portland is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against Chicago.
Trail Blazers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games on the road.
Portland is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chicago.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Portland’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Portland is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games played in January.

Chicago Bulls

Chicago is 11-4 ATS in their last 15 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chicago’s last 9 games.
Chicago is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
Chicago is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Bulls are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Portland.
Chicago is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chicago’s last 7 games against an opponent in the Western Conference conference.
Chicago is 2-14 SU in their last 16 games against an opponent in the Northwest Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chicago’s last 16 games played in January.

Injuries

Portland Trail Blazers

CJ McCollum SG Foot is out indefinitely
Robert Covington SF Concussion is “?” Saturday vs Chicago
Jusuf Nurkic C Wrist is out indefinitely
Derrick Jones Jr. SF Foot is downgraded to OUT Saturday vs Chicago
Zach Collins PF Ankle is out indefinitely

Chicago Bulls

Wendell Carter Jr. C Quad is OUT 4-6 weeks
Adam Mokoka SG Concussion is “?” Saturday vs Portland

Head-to-Head
Portland Trail Blazers Chicago Bulls
7-10-0 Against the Spread 11-6-0
8-9-0 Straight Up 10-7-0
115 Points per Game 115
116 Points Allowed per Game 118
44.08 Offensive FG% 47.47
81.25 Offensive FT% 79.1
37.45 Offensive 3PT% 38.34
46.89 Defensive FG% 47.98
78.91 Defensive FT% 75.81
36.32 Defensive 3PT% 37.42

Portland Trail Blazers vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks

The home-court advantage has the Chicago Bulls picked by Online Betting as the team to win in this game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Zach LaVine will be a huge problem for the Trail Blazers as well as Lauri Markannen will cause matchup problems.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Bulls for this game is -119 while the Trail Blazers as the visiting team is +105.

ATS: It is 2.5 points across the spread between both teams as the Trail Blazers are at +2.5 while the Bulls are -2.5.

TOTALs: The given total for both teams to reach is 233. 5 with the Bulls going under and the Trail Blazers are over.

Score Prediction: 119 – 115, Bulls