The Bulls are coming off an impressive victory Wednesday night in San Antonio. In a playoff like atmosphere, Derrick Rose did whatever it took to will his team to a 96-89 victory. D-Rose lead all scorers with 29 points but with only 4 assists.
Chicago trails the Miami Heat heading into Thursday nights action by one percentage point for the best record in the Eastern Conference. Check the Basketball Odds for the Chicago Bulls vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game.
They lead the NBA with 29 wins, but have one more loss then both the Heat and Oklahoma Thunder. The Thunder plays in Orlando Thursday, while Miami visits Portland in a TNT doubleheader.
The Cavs on the other hand are coming off a disappointing loss to Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks. After leading by as many as 17 points in the first half, the Cavs were outscored 71-42 in the second half, resulting in a 120-103 Knicks victory. Antawn Jamison had 23 points and 10 rebounds in the losing effort. Kyrie Irving had 22 points. The last time he faced the Bulls he was held to just 13.
Clevelands record now stands at 13 wins, 20 losses and they trail the aforementioned Knicks by 3.5 games for the last playoff spot in the east.
Chicago enters Cleveland with a 4 game winning streak, while the Cavs have now dropped 3 straight.
The Bulls / Cavs matchup should be fun to watch with rookie sensation Irving attempting to match skills with the irrepressable Rose for the first time.
The last time the Bulls were in Cleveland, Rose sat out injured, on the bench in street clothes while his teammates handed the Cavaliers the worst home loss by point differential in the teams history 114-75.
As would be expected, Chicago is an eight and a half point favorite in this one and you will have to lay $110 to win $100.
You'll have to put down the same $110 for the over / under set at 190.5. Open a new account and start your basketball betting action at Sports-Gambling.com!