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New York Knicks at Chicago Bulls Predictions & Tips


Chicago are backed to maintain the only perfect record in the Eastern Conference.

The new-look Bulls are playing good defense, forcing turnovers and they are no longer a one-man team when it comes to scoring.

Fresh off a big win in Toronto, Chicago are tipped to edge out New York in a close encounter.

  • Chicago Bulls are 4-0 this season
  • Chicago Bulls have covered the spread in all 4 wins
  • Chicago Bulls have covered in their last 8 games as a favorite
  • Chicago Bulls are allowing 97.5 points per game (3rd in NBA)
  • The Under has hit in 5 of the last 7 meetings

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  • Chicago Bulls lead the all-time series 148-123
  • New York Knicks won the series 2-1 last season

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New York head to Chicago having made a strong start to the season with three wins in four games.

The Knicks went to double overtime in their season opener before finally seeing off Boston 138-134.

They then split back-to-back meetings with Orlando, winning 121-96 on the road before losing 110-104 at home.

New York bounced back from the shock loss though, beating Philadelphia 112-99 on Tuesday night.

Julius Randle has racked up two double doubles and had 35-point and 30-point games in a strong start to the season. He is averaging 25.5 points and 11.3 rebounds.

Evan Fournier has averaged 19 points per game across his first four appearances for the Knicks.

Mitchell Robinson has averaged 10.5 rebounds through four games, while Derrick Rose is averaging 14.4 points off the bench as he prepares for a return to the United Center.

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Chicago boast the only unbeaten record in the Eastern Conference thanks to a 4-0 start.

The new-look Bulls have won their first four games of the season for the first time since the days of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman.

They opened with a 94-88 win in Detroit before easing past New Orleans (128-112) and Detroit (97-82) at the UC.

The Bulls went back out on the road on Monday night and registered their most impressive win to date, holding off Toronto for a 111-108 win.

Zach LaVine has averaged 25.5 points per game so far, but unlike last season he now has some help with DeMar DeRozan averaging 22.5.

Lonzo Ball is averaging 14.3 points and 5.0 assists per game. He has been a big contributor on defence too, averaging 2.0 steals and 1.8 blocks per game.

Center Nikola Vucevic has registered two double doubles while averaging 14.3 points and 11.5 rebounds per game.

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Verdict

New-look Chicago have made a major impression early on and are tipped to stay hot here.

Zach LaVine is already in mid-season form and the new arrivals have made an immediate impact..

Best Bet: Chicago -1.5 Spread $1.90 at Ladbrokes Australia - 2 Units
Value Bet: Under 214.0 Total Points $1.90 at Neds - 1 Unit

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