The Phoenix Suns will face off against the Chicago Bulls at 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Footprint Center. Phoenix is 24-18 overall and 13-11 at home, while Chicago is 21-23 overall and 7-13 on the road. The Suns have dominated this series in recent years, winning eight consecutive games against the Bulls.
The Suns are favored by 5 points in the latest Suns vs. Bulls odds, and the over/under is 227 points. Before entering any Suns vs. Bulls picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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The model has set its sights on Chicago vs. Phoenix. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for the game:
Suns vs. Bulls spread: Suns -5
Suns vs. Bulls over/under: 227 points
Suns vs. Bulls money line: Suns: -220, Bulls: +180
Suns vs. Bulls picks: See picks here
What you need to know about the Suns
The Suns waltzed into their game Sunday with four straight wins but they left with five. They walked away with a 117-110 win over Indiana. Winning is a bit easier when your shooting is a whole 13.7% better than the opposition, as the Suns’ was on Sunday.
It was another big night for Kevin Durant, who scored 40 points along with nine rebounds and three blocks. For the season, Durant is averaging 29.2 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game.
What you need to know about the Bulls
Meanwhile, you can’t lose the contest if you win every quarter, and that was precisely the Bulls’ strategy against the Grizzlies on Saturday. Chicago was the clear victor by a 125-96 margin over Memphis. That was the biggest margin of victory the Bulls have managed all season.
The Bulls have won six of their last eight games and they’re 6-2 against the spread in their last eight contests played on a Monday. Chicago is scoring just 110.6 points per game this season, which ranks 27th in the NBA. However, the Bulls feature a top-10 scoring defense, holding opponents to 112.0 points per game on average.
How to make Suns vs. Bulls picks
The model has simulated Suns vs. Bulls 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that hits in almost 60% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.