Portland Trail Blazers vs. Chicago Bulls: 1/5/2021 Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on January 5, 2021

The Portland Trail Blazers (3-3) host the Chicago Bulls (3-4) as double-digit, 10-point favorites after Damian Lillard scored 32 points in the Trail Blazers’ 137-122 loss to the Warriors. The matchup airs on NBA TV at 10:30 PM ET on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is set at 233.5.

Betting Information

Trail Blazers vs Bulls Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Trail Blazers -10 -110 -110 233.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Portland Trail Blazers or the Chicago Bulls for Tuesday’s game.

Head to Head

Portland has an 8-2 record in the last 10 head-to-head games against Chicago.

Trail Blazers vs Bulls in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
11/29/2019 Trail Blazers Trail Blazers -7 227 -284 227 Regular Season 107-103 POR
11/25/2019 Trail Blazers Bulls -1 225.5 -114 -105 Regular Season 117-94 POR
3/27/2019 Bulls Regular Season 118-98 POR
1/9/2019 Trail Blazers Regular Season 124-112 POR
1/31/2018 Trail Blazers Regular Season 124-108 POR
1/1/2018 Bulls Regular Season 124-120 POR
12/5/2016 Bulls Regular Season 112-110 POR
11/15/2016 Trail Blazers Regular Season 113-88 CHI
2/27/2016 Bulls Regular Season 103-95 POR
11/24/2015 Trail Blazers Regular Season 93-88 CHI
  • 11/29/2019 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic; Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.
  • 11/25/2019 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic; Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.
  • Trail Blazers Betting Information

    • Portland has covered in just two of six matchups this season.
    • Portland and its foes have combined to reach or surpass the total in 3 of 6 games this season (50%).
    Bet on the Portland Trail Blazers to win the NBA Championship.

    Bulls Betting Information

    • Chicago has a 4-3 record against the spread, covering in 57.1% of their matchups.
    • In most of Chicago’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (4 out of 7 games, 57.1%).
    Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Trail Blazers and their opponents have combined for 233.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in 38 of six games (633.3%) this year.
    • Chicago and its opponents have combined to score at least 233.5 points in 28.6% of their matchups this year (two of seven opportunities).
    • These two teams average a combined 229.8 points per game, 3.7 fewer points than the over/under of 233.5 set for this game.
    • The Trail Blazers and the Bulls have seen their opponents average a combined 7.1 more points per game than the over/under of 233.5 set in this outing.
    • The Trail Blazers’ average point total in outings this year is 234.8, 1.3 points higher than the over/under in this game.
    • The average point total for the Bulls this year is 2.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.
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    Trail Blazers Leaders

    • CJ McCollum leads the Trail Blazers scoring 28.0 points per game.
    • Enes Kanter paces Portland with 9.2 rebounds a game and Lillard leads the squad with 6.2 assists per matchup.
    • The Trail Blazers are led by McCollum from long distance. He hits 4.7 shots from deep per game.
    • Portland’s blocks leader is Jusuf Nurkic, who records 0.8 per game. Robert Covington leads the team averaging 1.7 steals an outing.

    Bulls Leaders

    • Zach LaVine outpaced his teammates on the Bulls scoring front by putting up 24.6 points per game. He adds 4.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game this season.
    • Wendell Carter Jr. (7.7 rebounds per game) and Coby White (5.4 assists per game) are the Chicago leaders in rebounds and assists.
    • White leads the Bulls in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.7 made threes per game.
    • Chicago’s LaVine has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.7 per game and Patrick Williams is first in blocks with 1.1 per game.
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