Chicago Bulls vs Cleveland Cavaliers Game 5 Free NBA Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/11/2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Eastern Conference Semifinals - Game 5
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The Chicago Bulls take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The series is currently tied 2-2. The opening line has the Cavs as 5.5 point favorites and the over/under is set at 191.
The Bulls are 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. They are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games. The under is 6-2 in the Bulls last 8 games following a straight up loss and 19-7 in their last 26 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
The Cavaliers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. They are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a S.U. win and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 day rest. The under is 12-2 in the Cavaliers last 14 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and 4-1 in their last 5 games following a S.U. win.
Head-to-head, the Bulls are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Cleveland. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
Chicago Bulls are 46-46-0 Against the Spread
Chicago Bulls are 45-45-0 against the Over/Under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
Cleveland Cavaliers are 43-47-0 Against the Spread
Cleveland Cavaliers are 37-52-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
05/11/15 F Pau Gasol Hamstring is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Cleveland
05/11/15 F Taj Gibson Knee left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Cleveland
12/24/14 C Anderson Varejao Achilles out for season
05/11/15 G Kyrie Irving Leg probable Tuesday vs. Chicago
05/11/15 F LeBron James Ankle probable Tuesday vs. Chicago
04/27/15 F Kevin Love Shoulder out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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