NBA Regular Season: Sun. Feb. 2, 2020, at 3:00 P.M. (Scotiabank Arena)
Moneyline: Bulls +450, Raptors -600
Over/Under: 216.5; Raptors -10.5 (-600)
The Toronto Raptors host the Chicago Bulls Sunday at home for an Eastern Conference showdown. The Bulls are currently 3 games under .500, while the Raptors are 2nd in the Eastern Conference off a 10-game winning streak.
Bulls Losing Streak
This Sunday marks the Bulls’ first road game of February, as they are 8-17 on the road and have lost 3 of their last 5 games, 2 of those 3 on the road. Chicago allowed the Brooklyn Nets to score 133 points, as well as allow them to shot 62.5% from the field and 48% from three. They are allowing 108 points per game and 48.8% shooting from the field.
Six players from the Bulls are averaging double figures, Zach Lavineleading the way averaging 25 points a game, as well as 4.8 rebounds and 4 assists.
Raptors Looking To Push Winning Streak to 11 Games
Toronto has climbed its way to 2nd in the Eastern Conference after extending its winning streak to 10 games. The Raptors are 4th in opponent point per game, allowing 106 points per contest. They are also are 2nd in opponent shooting percentage, allowing their opponents to shoot42.7% per game.
Third-year man Pascal Siakam leads the team averaging 23.8 points per game and has averaged 21.4 points in Toronto’s 10 game winning streak. SG Norman Powell is out with a broken hand, while C Marc Gasol remains out.
Toronto matched up against the Bulls is the stronger team in the sense that they know how to lock down their opponents, which gives them more chances to take over in games. While Chicago has some ability to limit their opponents, they are not Toronto’s level, thus, expect Toronto to cover the spread at home.