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    Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks Pick Prediction NBA Pro Basketball Odds Preview 10-31-2013


    by tonytssportsbets

    The New York Knicks will travel to face the Chicago Bulls in an NBA pro basketball game set for Thursday night.

    Tip off time from Chicago is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by TNT TV.

    The point spread from this NBA game has the home team Chicago Bulls favored by -8 points with an over under line set at 190 points.

    The teams met four times last season with Chicago winning and covering the point spread in all four games.

    New York is on the back end of a back to back. They move to 1-0 on the year after a 90-83 home victory last night to the Milwaukee Bucks as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game total finished at under 196 ½ points. The Knicks went up 56-31 at the half and it stood up.

    The Knicks enjoyed a 50.7% shooting night but made only 3 of 13 three points. The team survived 22 turnovers as they force 24 away from the Bucks. The New York defense allowed 45.9% shooting to Milwaukee. Carmelo Anthony had 19 points and 10 rebounds on 7 of 16 shooting.

    The Bulls are 0-1 on the year after a 107-95 road defeat on Tuesday night to the Miami Heat as a +5 point betting odds underdog. The game total finished at over 188 ½ points. Chicago fell behind 54-33 at the half in defeat.

    Chicago shot 42.2% from the floor with 7 of 26 three pointers. On defense they allowed the Heat 51.4% from the field and 11 of 20 from beyond the arc. Derrick Rose in his first game in over a year had 12 points and four assists on 4 of 15 shooting.