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The 40-12 San Antonio Spurs will be on a back to back when they face the rested 30-20 Chicago Bulls in an NBA pro basketball game on Monday night. Tip time from Chicago is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The odds from this pro basketball game will come out on Monday afternoon as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili are listed as questionable with injuries. For Chicago Joakim Noah is questionable with a football injury.
The Spurs and Bulls met once during the lockout season with the Bulls earning the 96-89 road win as a +2 point underdog. The game ended under 192 ½ points.
The San Antonio Spurs have a road record of 18-10 on the year. After their eleven game win streak ended on Friday to the Pistons the team rebounded with the 111-86 road win on Sunday night to the Brooklyn Nets as a -2 ½ point betting favorite. The total came over 194 ½ points. The Spurs shoot 58.9% from the field along with 12 of 19 from the three point line. They give up just 29 second half points to the Nets. Tony Parker led the team with 29 points and 11 assists on 12 of 21 shooting. San Antonio is second in the NBA in shooting percentage as the club hits on 48.8% of their shots.
The Bulls are 15-11 on their home court. They broke a two game losing streak off a 93-89 road win at the Utah Jazz on Friday night as a +4 ½ point underdog. The game ended under 184 points.
Chicago finished off their six game road trip at 3-3 as they return home to play the Spurs. The Bulls shot 45.6% from the floor and hit on 5 of 12 from three. They allow Utah 47.4% shooting but win because they grabbed four more rebounds and Chicago did a better job at the free throw line. Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 5 rebounds in the win. The Bulls are a top three team in three important defensive categories this season which are points allowed along with field goal and three point line defending.