A game after he scored 39 points in a 118-108 win over the Mavericks, Zach LaVine leads the Chicago Bulls (3-4) on the road against the Portland Trail Blazers (3-3) as underdogs. The matchup, which airs on NBA TV, tips off at 10:30 PM ET on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The matchup has an over/under set at points.
The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of January 5, 2021, 12:40 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.
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Injury Report as of January 5
Rodney Hood: Day To Day (Left Quad),
Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)
Lauri Markkanen: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Ryan Arcidiacono: Out (Health and Safety Protocols),
Chandler Hutchison: Out (Self Isolating),
Tomas Satoransky: Out (Health and Safety Protocols)
Trail Blazers and Bulls Records ATS
- Portland is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 2-4
- 3 of 6 Portland games this season (50%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
- Chicago has routinely covered the spread this season with a record of 4-3.
- 42.9% of Chicago’s 7 games this season have stayed under the over/under.
Head to Head
Damian Lillard (28 points) led the Trail Blazers past LaVine (28 points) and the Bulls 107-103 in their last matchup on Friday. The Trail Blazers were favored by 7 points in the game, but the Bulls covered the spread. The 210 total points in the matchup went under the 227-point over/under.
|Date||Favorite||Home Team||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|11/29/2019||Trail Blazers||Trail Blazers||-7||227||-284||227||Regular Season||107-103 POR*|
|11/25/2019||Trail Blazers||Bulls||-1||225.5||-114||-105||Regular Season||117-94 POR*|
|3/27/2019||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||118-98 POR|
|1/9/2019||–||Trail Blazers||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||124-112 POR|
|1/31/2018||–||Trail Blazers||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||124-108 POR|
|1/1/2018||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||124-120 POR|
|12/5/2016||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||112-110 POR|
|11/15/2016||–||Trail Blazers||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||113-88 CHI|
|2/27/2016||–||Bulls||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||103-95 POR|
|11/24/2015||–||Trail Blazers||–||–||–||–||Regular Season||93-88 CHI|
- 11/29/2019 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic;
Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.
- 11/25/2019 DNP – Trail Blazers: Jusuf Nurkic;
Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.
- In Portland’s matchups this season, the Trail Blazers and their opponents have gone over Tuesday’s point total of 233.5 points 38 times (633.3% of opportunities).
- In two out of Chicago’s seven games this year (28.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Tuesday’s matchup.
- This season, the average total for Trail Blazers games is 234.8 points, 1.3 more than the over/under of 233.5 points for this contest.
- The over/under for this game is 2.1 points fewer than the average over/under in Bulls’ games this season (235.6 points).
- The Trail Blazers have an average implied point total of 117.7 this season, which is 4.3 points lower than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (122).
- Portland has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (122) 25 times.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Bulls (118.7) is 6.7 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (112).
- Chicago has totaled more than 112 points in four games on the season.
- The Trail Blazers are the league’s eighth-highest scoring team (115.5 PPG), while the Bulls allow the most points per game (121.3) in NBA action.
- The Trail Blazers have a negative point differential on the season (-23 total points, -3.8 per game), as do the Bulls (-49 total points, -7 per game).
Trail Blazers Leaders
- CJ McCollum leads the Trail Blazers in scoring, putting up 28.0 points per game.
- McCollum’s points prop total for the contest is set at 22.5, 5.5 points less than his season average of 28.0.
- Portland is led in rebounding by Enes Kanter’s 9.2 rebounds per game and assisting by Lillard’s 6.2 assists per game .
- Lillard’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 38.5, 1.7 higher than his season average of 36.8.
- McCollum is the top three-point shooter for the Trail Blazers, knocking down 4.7 per game.
- McCollum’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 2.2 shots lower than his season average of 4.7.
- Robert Covington leads the team with 1.7 steals per game. Jusuf Nurkic collects 0.8 blocks a game to pace Portland.
- Covington’s steals prop over/under for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.
- LaVine outpaced his teammates on the Bulls scoring front by putting up 24.6 points per game. He adds 4.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game this season.
- LaVine’s PRA prop total for the contest is posted at 31.5, 1.5 lower than his season average of 33.0.
- The Chicago leaders in rebounds and assists are Wendell Carter Jr. (7.7 rebounds per game) and Coby White (5.4 assists per game).
- Carter’s rebounding prop total for the matchup is listed at 8.5 rebounds, 0.8 rebounds greater than his season average of 7.7.
- White is tops from three-point range for the Bulls, hitting 2.7 threes per game.
- White’s three pointers made prop total for the contest is set at 2.5, 0.2 shots lower than his season average of 2.7.
- LaVine is at the top of Chicago’s steals hierarchy with 1.7 steals per game and Patrick Williams leads the squad in blocks with 1.1 per game.
- LaVine’s steals prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.2 steals less than his season average of 1.7.
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