We came in with a brilliant winner last night with our NBA pick from Tuesday as the Minnesota Timberwolves gets the cover and outright win against the LA Clippers getting a generous +6 ½ points. From Wednesday night NBA pro basketball we select our play from the game involving the Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs. The Bulls and Spurs will tip off from San Antonio at 8PM Eastern Time and its ESPN providing the live national television telecast. With our NBA sportsbook betting selection we will play on the San Antonio Spurs -1 ½ points against the Chicago Bulls. Today’s pointspread from our NBA pick comes from Just Bet sportsbook.
The pointspread from the Bulls and Spurs opened up with the home team San Antonio favored by -2 points with an over under of 188 points. The money early from the NBA bettors has been Bulls money as the San Antonio Spurs are favored by -1 ½ points at most online sportsbooks. Those who bet on San Antonio on the money line will have to lay -120 odds. Gamblers who wager on the Chicago Bulls to pull off the win tonight can receive +110 odds for their money line wager.
The Chicago Bulls enters play on the back end of a back to back tonight while San Antonio is rested. A concern for the Bulls is the health of point guard Derrick Rose who has missed action heading into the All Star break with back spasms. Rose played nearly 41 minutes last night in the Bulls struggling home win against the New Orleans Hornets as a -13 ½ point favorite. In recent step up road spots we have seen Chicago drop games at Miami, Boston and Philadelphia.
The San Antonio Spurs has defeated Chicago in four of their past five meetings straight up in San Antonio. The Spurs entered the All Star break on fire with wins in 12 of their past 13 games. The play fast on the court behind point guard Tony Parker who is putting up over 19 points and 8 assists per game on the season. Over their past five games San Antonio is putting up over 106 points and shooting 45.7% from the floor and 44.3% coming from the three point line. The Spurs have gotten good production this season from their supporting cast surrounding the veteran talent of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Richard Jefferson. Guard Gary Neal is averaging 9 points a game and hitting on over 40% of his three pointers. Matt Bonner has come up big this year shooting 45.4% from the three point line. You have to respect the play of Spurs rookie Kawhi Leonard out of San Diego St who gets over 23 minutes a game and makes an efficient 46.4% from the floor on the season. Center DeJuan Blair has developed nicely for San Antonio as he is a force around the basket with solid rebounding as well as efficiency shooting the basketball with a 52% shooting percentage season to date. Play San Antonio tonight with your NBA winner for sportsbook betting.