Chicago Bulls vs Miami Heat Prediction and Betting Odds
- Updated: April 9, 2015
The 46-31 Chicago Bulls are set to take on the 35-43 Miami Heat at the Americans Airline Arena in Orlando April 9, 2015. Tip-off time is set for 8:00pm EST.
Point Spread: Chicago -1
After coming off a huge home win against the Hornets the Heat will look to build a possible playoff spot. Currently sitting outside a playoff picture looking in with just a half game behind the Celtics the Heat should find a way to match Boston’s overall season record and potentially grab the eighth and final seed.
Chicago is coming off a loss to LeBron James and the Cav’s 99-94 as an 8 point dog but the point spread win snapped a string of losing against the spread lines. Chicago only sits at just under 500 ATS on the season at 18-20 on the road.
Although Miami won their last game they didn’t manage to cover the 6.5 point spread and have only covered 15-38 home games played to date this season.
Miami has won seven of ten times these two have met but are 0-1 ATS post Lebron James.
In the Bulls last 6 games following an against the spread win they are 5-1
The Bulls are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games playing a team with a losing home record
Miami is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 home games.
In their last 7 home games against a winning road team the Heat are 1-6 ATS.
Chicago is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Miami
The game has gone under 11 times in the last 14 times playing in Miami.
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This match-up will definitely have a high intensity feel about it as the Heat look to capture that elusive 8th playoff seed within their grasp. We believe that although historically the total has gone under 11 times in 14 games these two have met, the lines maker has set this total to low and this game will go over 191.