Rockets vs. Bulls odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Jan. 18 predictions from proven computer …


The Chicago Bulls will take on the Houston Rockets at 8 p.m. ET on Monday at the United Center. Chicago is 5-8 overall and 1-3 at home, while Houston is 4-7 overall and 1-4 on the road. Houston is favored by two-points in the latest Bulls vs. Rockets odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 225. Before entering any Rockets vs. Bulls picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times, and it returned over $5,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks last season. The model is up nearly $8,100 over the past two-plus seasons. Dating back to last season, it is also on a stunning 67-38 roll on top-rated picks against the spread, returning almost $2,500 on those selections alone. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Bulls vs. Rockets. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Bulls vs. Rockets:

  • Bulls vs. Rockets spread: Bulls +2
  • Bulls vs. Rockets over-under: 225 points

What you need to know about the Bulls

The Bulls strolled past the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday, 117-101. Lauri Markkanen posted a double-double with 29 points and 10 rebounds. The Bulls dished out 32 assists, their third 30-assist game of the season. They only had two such games last year. The Chicago bench scored a season-high 61 points. The Bulls halted a four-game losing streak with the victory. Chicago has lost its last seven matchups vs. Houston.

Otto Porter Jr. (back) is out for Monday’s game. Patrick Williams, Tomas Satoransky and Chandler Hutchison are also out due to health and safety protocols.

What you need to know about the Rockets

Houston lost to the San Antonio Spurs on the road by a decisive 103-91 margin. Houston quickly watched an early 10-point lead slip away. The Rockets have lost three of their past four games. Houston had 23 turnovers and forced just 12. Ben McLemore had 13 of his 21 points in the first quarter. The Rockets have used seven different starting lineups in its 11 games this season. Victor Oladipo is expected to make his Houston debut on Monday. John Wall (knee) is out.

Despite suffering a setback in their last outing, the Rockets will enter Monday’s matchup confident they can secure the victory. That’s because Houston is 8-2 in its last 10 meetings against Chicago.

How to make Bulls vs. Rockets picks

The model has simulated Bulls vs. Rockets 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it has also generated a pick that hits in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only get that pick over at SportsLine.

So who wins Bulls vs. Rockets? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Bulls vs. Rockets spread to jump on Monday, all from the model that is on an incredible 67-38 roll.

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