The Chicago Bulls welcome the Miami Heat to Chicago tonight in a showdown of the Eastern Conference’s top two teams. For the line information on this game please go to Just Bet sportsbook.
The Bulls have been one of the better teams in the league all season and currently sit 30 games above .500 with a record of 44-14. The Pacers are the only somewhat threat to the Bulls lead in the Central Division, but even they although pesky are still 8 games behind. The Bulls defeated the Knicks in their last outing on Tuesday by a score of 98-86. Richard Hamilton led the Bulls with 20 points, and Luol Deng also chipped in with 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls who were once again without Derrick Rose.
The Heat has not been bad this year either as they have amassed a 40-16 record and have been in second place in the conference behind the Bulls for a while now. The Heat has had a lot of competition in their division in the form of the Orlando Magic and Atlanta Hawks, but the Heat are pulling away as they have a 7 game lead in the Southeast Division. In Miami’s last game they lost to the Celtics on Tuesday by a score of 115-107. LeBron James led the Heat with 36 points, while Dwayne Wade chipped in with 20 points of his own.
The total has gone over in 4 of the Bulls’ last 6 home games, but the Bulls have struggled against Miami lately losing 4 of 6 vs. the Heat in their last 6 meetings. The Heat however are just 3-7 ATS in their last 10 road games coming into tonight.