Bulls vs Knicks Predictions
03 February 2021
Last updated: 04 February 2021 at 6:58 am
Bulls vs Knicks is an Eastern Conference tilt between a below average Chicago Bulls team and a New York Knicks team that is also below average, but with less of a positive outlook when looking to future seasons.
Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks has been played over 200 times, with the Bulls holding just a slight historical edge. Recent seasons track the long term history, as the Bulls hold a slight edge over the Knicks.
You will find the best NBA picks for Knicks vs Bulls below.
New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Betting Pick
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Why bet the Chicago Bulls?
✅ Predictive nature of the Chicago Bulls: In 2021, the Bulls have been quite consistent in beating who they are supposed to beat and losing to who they are suppised to lose to. They are 6-2 in games against teams who are currently outside the playoffs, while they are just 2-9 agaisnt teams who would make the playoffs if the season ended today.
✅ Chicago Bulls schedule softening: After playing 11 of their first 18 games agasint the stronger Western Conference and 11 of their first 18 games agaisnt current playoff teams, the schedule hits a soft spot this week. This matchup with the New York Knicks is the second of four straight games against non playoff Eastern Conference teams. Of course the Bulls won this same home matchup with the Knicks by a score of 110-102. The Bulls were laying four points in that game and we get an even more favorable line the second time around.
✅ New York Knicks on a skid: After a strong 5-3 start to the season, the New York Knicks have cooled off considerably. The Knicks are 4-10 in their last 14 games overall. They have lost five of their last six overall and have lost four straight games on the road.
The Pick: Chicago Bulls -2.5
General Info about Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks
The Bulls play their home games at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois.
The Knicks play their home games at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York.
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Knicks vs Bulls Predictions
Knicks vs Bulls has been played over two hundred times, with the Chicago Bulls having a just a slight edge on the historical split. The more recent years paint quite a similar picture. The Chicago Bulls carry just a slight advantage over the New York Knicks and the recent years Knicks vs Bulls matchups have been split somewhat evenly.
Check the Knicks vs Bulls predictions above for this game’s best betting pick for this Eastern Conference matchup.
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Bulls vs Knicks Against the Spread Predictions
Bulls vs Knicks against the spread predictions refer to whether the New York Knicks or Chicago Bulls win or lose by the necessary points to cover the spread. For a hypothetical line, we will use the Bulls -4.
This means a wager on the Bulls would require them to win by more than fourmpoints to be considered a winner. A wager on the Knicks, at +4, would require them to either win the game outright or to lose by fewer than five points to be considered a winner.
Chicago Bulls vs Knicks Over / Under Betting
Chicago Bulls vs Knicks Over/Under betting is a way of wagering on the contest without being required to pick the winner of the game. Instead, these wagers are against a set total of combined points in the game.
For a hypothetical example, we will use a total set at 218 points. Over/Under wagers on this New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls contest would be betting over or under 218 combined points for the two teams.
There are many factors to be considered when diving into Over/Under wagering. These factors include pace (expected possessions per game), offensive efficiency and defensive efficiency. Knowing which teams play faster and slower, and which teams play with a higher and lower level of efficiency at each end of the floor.
New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Moneyline Predictions
Money Line wagering on NBA is a fun way to bet on one team or the other, while taking the point spread out of play.
Instead of laying or taking the points on the spread, you can lay odds on the favorite or take odds on the underdog to simply win the game outright. If you are looking to wager on a game, for instance the New York Knicks vs Chicago Bulls Money Line predictions, but want to avoid the point spread, a Money Line wager is worth considering.
For an example of how a Money Line wager differs from an against the spread wager, we will use our Bulls-4 hypothetical example from above. Instead of the standard -110 odds on an against the spread play, the Bulls can be bet on to simply win outright while laying odds. The New York Knicks can be bet on to win the game outright while getting odds.
In our hypothetical, we would expect to have to lay about -170 on the Bulls and expect to get about +140 on the New York Knicks.
With the Bulls having a slight edge on the all time series the history points to the Bulls side, but not to a degree in which history can be the sole determining factor on a bet, history is just one piece of the puzzle. The more recent matchups have been split, and we need to look at other factors to determine the best play in these matchups.
There are hours of research required for successful NBA predictions, and we are here to provide that for you, with a conclusion summed up and bottom lined. Check above for a synopsis and who to play in this Knicks vs Bulls matchup.
Knicks vs Bulls Odds
The NBA carries the most fluid odds of all the major sports in the United States. We often see a slowmrelease of odds and against the spread, over/under and money line odds all fluctuate, often rapidly rapidly throughout a given day leading up to tipoff. The Knicks vs Bulls odds won’t draw a massive betting market from the general public, so just a handful of large wagers could move the lines significantly in one direction or the other.
Live Streaming Bulls vs Knicks
We currently have no sports books in the United States that offer streaming of NBA games. This will certainly change in the future, but for now we are still required to turn to paid streaming services that might have the game you are looking. For live streaming Bulls vs Knicks you are limited to YouTubeTV, FuboTV and Hulu.