Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago Bulls: 2/26/2021 NBA Betting Preview, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 26, 2021

The Chicago Bulls (15-16) will look to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the Phoenix Suns (20-11) on Friday, February 26, 2021 at United Center as 5.5-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has an over/under set at 228.5 points.

Betting Information

Suns vs Bulls Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Suns -5.5 -110 -110 228.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

After the last 10 head-to-head meetings, Phoenix and Chicago have a tied 5-5 record. The Suns have a 1-0 record against the spread when playing the Bulls.

Suns vs Bulls in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/22/2020 Suns Bulls -3 222 -151 127 Regular Season 112-104 PHO
3/18/2019 Suns Regular Season 116-101 CHI
11/21/2018 Bulls Regular Season 124-116 CHI
11/28/2017 Bulls Regular Season 104-99 PHO
11/19/2017 Suns Regular Season 113-105 PHO
2/24/2017 Bulls Regular Season 128-121 CHI
2/10/2017 Suns Regular Season 115-97 PHO
12/7/2015 Bulls Regular Season 103-101 PHO
11/18/2015 Suns Regular Season 103-97 CHI
2/21/2015 Bulls Regular Season 112-107 CHI

Suns Betting Information

  • Phoenix has been good against the spread this season, posting a 20-11 record.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Suns have put together a 6-6 record ATS.
  • More often than not, Phoenix and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 16 of 31 chances this season.
Bet on the Phoenix Suns to win the NBA Championship.

Bulls Betting Information

  • Chicago has a winning record against the spread, going 18-12-1 ATS (covering 58.1% of the time).
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 17 of 31 (54.8%).
Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

Over/Under Analysis

  • The Suns and their opponents have combined to score more than 228.5 points in 38.7% of their games this year (12 of 31 opportunities).
  • In 16 of 31 opportunities (51.6%) this year, Chicago has combined with its opponents to score at least 228.5 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 0.3 more points per game (228.8) than this game’s total of 228.5 points.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 223.2 points per game, 5.3 less than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Suns’ average point total in outings this year is 221.5, 7.0 points below the over/under in this game.
  • Bulls games this year have averaged an over/under of 230.4 points, 1.9 more than the point total in this matchup.
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Suns Leaders

  • Devin Booker leads the Suns scoring 25.0 points per game.
  • Phoenix is led in rebounding by Deandre Ayton’s 11.8 rebounds per game and assisting by Chris Paul’s 8.6 assists per game .
  • Jae Crowder hits 2.4 threes per game to lead the Suns.
  • Phoenix’s blocks leader is Ayton, who averages 1.1 per game. Paul leads the team averaging 1.2 steals a game.

Bulls Leaders

  • The Bulls leader in scoring is Zach LaVine with 28.8 points per game. He also adds 5.3 rebounds per game and 5.0 assists per game.
  • The Chicago leaders in rebounds and assists are Wendell Carter Jr. (7.8 rebounds per game) and Coby White (5.2 assists per game).
  • LaVine is tops from three-point range for the Bulls, hitting 3.6 threes per game.
  • Thaddeus Young is at the top of Chicago’s steals hierarchy with 1.3 steals per game and Daniel Gafford leads the squad in blocks with 1.2 per game.
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