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Golden State is 17-20 overall and is 12th in the Western Conference. In non-conference games, they are 6-4 compared to 11-16 against other Western Conference teams. Keep reading for our Warriors vs Bulls Betting Odds and AI picks.
As the underdog, Golden State is 3-12 this season and has lost three straight games vs. the spread. For today’s game, they are 3.5-point underdogs. On the road, they are 9-6 ATS.
This season, the Warriors have an O/U record of 21-15-1. The over has hit in their last two games, and their games have averaged 234.4 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 229.5 is lower than 21 of their previous games.
In their last game, the Warriors lost to the Pelicans by a score of 141-105. They were 2.5-point underdogs going into the game, and the over/under line was 234.5.
Chicago’s Winning Streak as Favorites
The Bulls have a record of 18-21 this season and are currently in 9th place in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 6-6 compared to 12-15 against other teams in the East.
At home, the Bulls are 13-9 straight up and have won three straight games. As the favorite, they have a record of 10-6 and are 8-7 ATS. Their average scoring differential at home is +1.9 PPG.
Chicago’s last game was a 124-119 win over the Rockets. They were favored by 4 points and have now won four straight games as the favorite. The game’s combined scoring of 243 points was higher than the O/U line of 216.5.
For the season, the Bulls have an O/U record of 19-19-1. In their last two games, the final score has gone over the O/U line. Today’s line of 229.5 is higher than 34 of their previous games this season.
|Golden State Warriors vs Chicago Bulls
|Location of the Game: United Center, Chicago
|Date and Time: Friday, January 12th 8:00 ET
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and SportsBettingAI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Golden State Warriors 111 – Chicago Bulls 108
SBAI Picks: ATS Warriors +3.5 | ML Warriors +135 | UNDER 229.5
Warriors vs Bulls Betting Odds
Next, we have the NBA odds for this Matchup.
Golden State Warriors Game Analysis
When it comes to scoring, the Warriors have been slightly better on the road this season, averaging 118.3 points compared to 115.8 at home. Overall, they are 10th in the NBA standings at 116.8 points per game.
Golden State’s offense is heavily reliant on the three-point shot, as they are 4th in the league in both three-point attempts and makes. However, they are just 23rd in two-point field goal percentage.
So far this season, the Warriors have outscored the NBA scoring average in 54.1% of their games. They are also one of the top offensive rebounding teams in the league, ranking 3rd in that category.
So far this season, the Golden State Warriors have been a middle-of-the-pack defensive team, allowing 117.6 points per game (22nd). On the road, they have been slightly better, giving up 116.9 points per contest (17th).
Over their last five games, the Warriors’ defense has struggled, allowing 125.6 points per game (27th). However, they have done a good job of keeping opponents off the free-throw line, as they have only given up 14.8 made free throws per game during that stretch (4th).
One area where the Golden State defense has been lacking this season is in the blocked shots department, as they are 28th in the league in that category. However, they have been solid on the glass, ranking 3rd in rebounds per game and 10th in defensive rebounds.
Chicago Bulls Game Analysis
At home, the Bulls are averaging 110 points per game, which is 28th in the league. Overall, they are 27th in scoring at 109.7 points per game. So far, they have outscored the NBA stats average in just 30.8% of their games.
Chicago’s offense has been reliant on two-point shots, as they are 6th in attempts but just 29th in three-point shooting percentage. For the season, they have made 11.7 threes per game (26th).
Coming into the matchup, the Bulls have scored more than their season average in each of their last two games. However, they are just 28th in field goal percentage and 29th in two-point shooting percentage.
When playing at home this season, the Bulls have been one of the best defensive teams in the league, ranking 4th in points allowed at 108.1 per game. Overall, Chicago is 7th in the NBA in points allowed per game at 111.7.
This season, opposing teams have made 64.1% of their three-point attempts vs. the Bulls, which is 26th in the NBA. In terms of steals per game, Chicago is 7th in the league at 8 per contest.
Over their last five games, the Bulls have been even better defensively, ranking 6th in points allowed at 109.6. During this stretch, opposing teams have made just 34.8% of their three-point attempts vs. Chicago.
Here is the NBA Injury Report for both teams.
- Draymond Green – Conditioning – Out
- Chris Paul – Hand – Out
- Gary Payton II – Hamstring – Out
- Moses Moody – Calf – Out
- Lonzo Ball – Knee – Out
- Torrey Craig – Right Foot – Out
Golden State Warriors vs Chicago Bulls Head-to-Head
The last ten head-to-head matchups between then Warriors and Bulls have gone in favor of the Warriors, putting together a record of 9-1. Against the spread, the Warriors have the edge at 2-1 over their last three games vs. the Bulls. However, the Bulls have gone 0-3 in their last three home games vs. the Warriors. Going back to the last five head-to-head games between the Bulls and Warriors, the over/under record in these games is 2-3 with a combined average of 228 points per contest.