Friday, May 8, 2015
Eastern Conference Semifinals - Game 2
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The Chicago Bulls take on the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. The series is currently tied 1-1. The opening line has the Bulls as 2 point favorites and the over/under is set at 196.
Cavaliers are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. They are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 1 day rest. The under is 4-0 in the Cavaliers last 4 games following a straight up win and 5-1 in their last 6 games following an ATS win.
The Bulls are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 when their opponent scores 100 points or more in their previous game and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game. They are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The under is 7-1 in the Bulls last 8 games following an ATS loss and 6-1 in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss.
Cavaliers are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Chicago and 5-13 ATS in the last 18 meetings. The underdog is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
Chicago Bulls Betting Trends
Chicago Bulls are 44-46-0 Against the Spread
Chicago Bulls are 44-44-0 against the Over/Under
Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
Cleveland Cavaliers are 43-45-0 Against the Spread
Cleveland Cavaliers are 36-51-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
No injuries to report
12/24/14 C Anderson Varejao Achilles out for season
05/07/15 F Iman Shumpert Groin injured last game, "?" Friday vs. Chicago
05/06/15 G J.R. Smith Suspension Served missed last 2 games, probable Friday vs. Chicago
04/27/15 F Kevin Love Shoulder out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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