The Houston Rockets (4-7) are against the Chicago Bulls (5-8) on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup airs on NBCS-CHI.
The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 18, 2021, 12:41 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
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Injury Report as of January 18
Sterling Brown: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols),
Chris Clemons: Out For Season (Achilles),
Danuel House Jr.: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Eric Gordon: Day To Day (Leg),
Dante Exum: Out (Calf),
DeMarcus Cousins: Day To Day (Ankle),
Brodric Thomas: Day To Day (Ankle),
John Wall: Out (Knee)
Ryan Arcidiacono: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Chandler Hutchison: Day To Day (Self Isolating),
Tomas Satoransky: Day To Day (Health and Safety Protocols)
Rockets and Bulls Records ATS
- Houston is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 4-7
- When favored by at least 1 point, the Rockets are 2-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
- Houston and its opponents have outscored the set over/under in 27.3% of its games this season (3/11).
- Chicago has a 9-4 record ATS this season.
- The Bulls only hold a 0-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 1-point underdog.
- Eight of Chicago’s 13 games (61.5%) this season have gone over the over/under.
Head to Head
The Rockets got a team-high 42 points out of James Harden on the way to a 117-94 victory over Chandler Hutchison (13 points) and the Bulls in their last matchup on November 9, 2019. The Rockets were 6.5-point favorites in the game and covered the spread in the win. The teams scored 211 total points to fall short of the 233.5-point over/under.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|11/9/2019||Rockets||Bulls||-6.5||233.5||-279||225||Regular Season||117-94 HOU|
|12/1/2018||–||Rockets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||121-105 HOU|
|11/3/2018||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||96-88 HOU|
|3/27/2018||–||Rockets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||118-86 HOU|
|1/8/2018||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||116-107 HOU|
|3/10/2017||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||115-94 HOU|
|2/3/2017||–||Rockets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||121-117 HOU|
|3/31/2016||–||Rockets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||103-100 CHI|
|3/5/2016||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||108-100 CHI|
|2/4/2015||–||Rockets||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||101-90 HOU|
- The Rockets are the league’s 20th-highest scoring team (109.3 PPG), while the Bulls allow the 28th-fewest points per game (120) in NBA play.
- The Rockets have a negative point differential on the season (-25 total points, -2.2 per game), as do the Bulls (-41 total points, -3.2 per game).
- The Rockets points and rebounds leader is Christian Wood. He contributes 23.2 points per game and adds 10.9 rebounds.
- Wood’s points prop total for the contest is set at 16.5, 6.7 points lower than his season average of 23.2.
- Houston’s assists leader is John Wall, who averages 5.1 per game.
- Wall’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 29.5, 1.1 higher than his season average of 28.4.
- The Rockets are led by Ben McLemore from long distance. He makes 3.0 shots from deep per game.
- McLemore’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 1.5 shots lower than his season average of 3.0.
- Victor Oladipo leads the team with 1.8 steals per game. Wood collects 1.9 blocks an outing to pace Houston.
- Wood’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.4 blocks lower than his season average of 1.9.
- Zach LaVine owns the Bulls top spot in scoring with 26.9 points per game and also tacks on 4.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists per contest.
- LaVine’s points prop total for the game is set at 25.5, 1.4 points lower than his season average of 26.9.
- The Chicago leaders in rebounds and assists are Wendell Carter Jr. (8.0 rebounds per game) and Coby White (6.1 assists per game).
- White’s PRA prop over/under for the game is set at 22.5, 5.2 lower than his season average of 27.7.
- LaVine makes more threes per game than any other member of the Bulls, averaging 3.4 treys per game.
- LaVine’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.1 shots higher than his season average of 3.4.
- Nobody on Chicago grabs more steals than LaVine (1.4 per game) or blocks more shots than Daniel Gafford (1.2 per game).
- Gafford’s blocks prop over/under for the contest is set at 0.5, 0.7 blocks lower than his season average of 1.2.
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