The Chicago Bulls will travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA pro basketball game scheduled for Saturday night.
Tip time from Philadelphia is scheduled for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The point spread from this NBA game has the road side Chicago Bulls favored by –8 1/2 points with an over under line set at 195 points.
Chicago is 1-1 on the young season following an 82-81 home victory on Thursday night to the New York Knicks as a -7 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed under 188 points. Derrick Rose hit the game winner in the closing seconds in victory.
The Bulls shot 40.5% from the floor and made 3 of 16 three pointers. The team had 19 turnovers and pulled down six more rebounds than the Knicks. Derrick Rose led Chicago with 18 points and six rebounds on 7 of 23 shooting. The Bulls win this game on the defensive end by limiting New York to 36% shooting.
Philadelphia is a perfect 2-0 on the 2013-4 campaign following a 109-102 road victory to the Washington Wizards on Friday night as a +9 point betting odds underdog. The game total finished at over 200 ½ points. The 76ers overcame a 12 point deficit after one quarter.
Philadelphia shot 51.1% from the floor and was cold from three making 6 of 23 from beyond the arc. They were sloppy with the basketball with 19 turnovers. Thaddeus Young led the club with 29 points and eight rebounds on 14 of 20 shooting. Defensively the team held the Wizards to 43.6% shooting with 9 of 26 from the three point line.