New York Knicks vs. Chicago Bulls Betting Odds & Game Analysis | November 21


By Lester Mackay | November 20, 2021, 9:37 pm

The Chicago Bulls (11-5) host the New York Knicks (9-7) at United Center, beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Sunday, November 21, 2021. The Knicks are 5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup’s point total is set at 209.5.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the NBA matchup between the Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks in which the Bulls are currently the clear pick among bettors at regulated sportsbooks to claim victory.

Chicago Vs. New York Moneyline Betting Action

Bulls vs Knicks Moneyline Action
Bulls Knicks
Bet % 77% 23%
Stake % 77% 23%

Bulls stats and betting info

Betting trends for Chicago

  • So far this season, Chicago has compiled an 11-5-0 record against the spread.
  • The Bulls have a 3-0 record against the spread in games they were favored by 5 points or more this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in seven of Chicago’s 16 games with a set total.
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (209.5 points) 10 times this season.
  • On average, the Bulls have seen a 216.4 over/under in their games this season, 6.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Bulls have gone 7-2 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 77.8% of those games).
  • Chicago has played three times as a moneyline favorite with odds of -203 or shorter, and earned a victory in each game.
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives the Bulls a 67.0% chance to win.

Key players for Chicago

  • DeMar DeRozan: 26.6 PTS, 48.8 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (14-for-42)
  • Zach LaVine: 26.8 PTS, 49.8 FG%, 40.3 3PT% (48-for-119)
  • Lonzo Ball: 12.8 PTS, 1.9 STL, 42.0 FG%, 43.6 3PT% (48-for-110)
  • Nikola Vucevic: 13.6 PTS, 10.9 REB, 1.2 STL, 39.5 FG%, 26.7 3PT% (12-for-45)
  • Alex Caruso: 7.6 PTS, 2.4 STL, 40.4 FG%, 28.9 3PT% (13-for-45)

Bulls Injuries: Patrick Williams: Out (Left Wrist), Nikola Vucevic: Out (Health and safety protocols), Javonte Green: Day To Day (Ankle)

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Knicks stats and betting info

Betting trends for New York

  • Chicago has an 11-5-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Bulls have a 3-0 record against the spread in games they were favored by 5 points or more this season.
  • Seven of Chicago’s 16 games with a set total have hit the over (43.8%).
  • There have been nine New York games that have ended with a combined score over 209.5 points this season.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.8 points fewer than the average over/under in Knicks’ games this season (214.3 points).
  • The Knicks have won both games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • New York has not been a bigger underdog this season than the +167 moneyline set for this game.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Knicks have a 37.5% chance to win.

Key players for New York

  • Julius Randle: 19.6 PTS, 10.0 REB, 5.3 AST, 40.4 FG%, 35.0 3PT% (35-for-100)
  • RJ Barrett: 15.3 PTS, 39.9 FG%, 31.2 3PT% (29-for-93)
  • Derrick Rose: 12.2 PTS, 46.2 FG%, 41.7 3PT% (25-for-60)
  • Evan Fournier: 12.6 PTS, 41.6 FG%, 36.5 3PT% (38-for-104)
  • Mitchell Robinson: 7.1 PTS, 7.6 REB, 1.7 BLK, 81.1 FG%

Knicks Injuries: Taj Gibson: Out (Groin)

Pick for Bulls vs. Knicks

Betting split data from regulated betting sites combined with our in-depth games analysis favors the Bulls to win over the Knicks.

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