Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks 2/1/2021 Betting Preview: Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 1, 2021

The Chicago Bulls (7-11) are 4-point favorites as they look to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the New York Knicks (9-12) on Monday, February 1, 2021 at United Center. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI. The matchup has an over/under set at 218.5 points.

Betting Information

Bulls vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bulls -4 -110 -110 218.5 -110 -110
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Head to Head

In the last 10 head-to-head matchups, Chicago and New York have a tied 5-5 record. The Knicks have an advantage against the spread (2-1) when playing the Bulls.

Bulls vs Knicks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 Knicks Knicks -2.5 213.5 -140 118 Regular Season 125-115 NY
11/12/2019 Bulls Bulls -6.5 211.5 -290 231 Regular Season 120-102 CHI
10/28/2019 Bulls Knicks -2 224.5 -129 107 Regular Season 105-98 NY
4/9/2019 Bulls Regular Season 96-86 NY
4/1/2019 Knicks Regular Season 113-105 NY
11/5/2018 Knicks Regular Season 116-115 CHI
3/19/2018 Knicks Regular Season 110-92 NY
1/10/2018 Knicks Regular Season 122-119 CHI
12/27/2017 Bulls Regular Season 92-87 CHI
12/9/2017 Bulls Regular Season 104-102 CHI
  • 2/29/2020 DNP – Bulls: Lauri Markkanen, Otto Porter Jr.
  • 11/12/2019 DNP – Bulls: Otto Porter Jr.; Knicks: Elfrid Payton
  • Bulls Betting Information

    • Against the spread, Chicago has been strong this season, posting an 11-7 record.
    • In 11 of 18 (61.1%) contests this season, Chicago and its opponents have hit the over.
    Bet on the Chicago Bulls to win the NBA Championship.

    Knicks Betting Information

    • New York has a losing record against the spread, going 10-11 ATS (covering just 47.6% of the time).
    • In most of New York’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (7 out of 21 games, 33.3%).
    Bet on the New York Knicks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • In 88.9% of their opportunities this season (16 of 18 chances), the Bulls and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s over/under of 218.5 points.
    • New York and its opponents have combined to score more than 218.5 points in seven of 21 opportunities (33.3%) this season.
    • The Bulls and the Knicks combine to average 0.6 less points per game than the over/under of 218.5 set for this matchup.
    • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 3.9 more points per game (222.4) than this game’s over/under of 218.5 points.
    • The average point total for Bulls games this season is 15.7 more points than the over/under of 218.5 in this matchup.
    • The average over/under in Knicks games this season is 12.4 less points than the point total of 218.5 for this outing.
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    Bulls Leaders

    • Zach LaVine leads the Bulls scoring 26.9 points per game.
    • Chicago is led in rebounding by Wendell Carter Jr.’s 8.0 rebounds per game and assisting by Coby White’s 5.7 assists per game .
    • The Bulls are led by LaVine from beyond the arc. He knocks down 3.6 shots from deep per game.
    • Chicago’s steals leader is LaVine, who grabs 1.3 per game. Daniel Gafford leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks a game.

    Knicks Leaders

    • Julius Randle has shown out this season to lead the Knicks in points (22.4 per game), rebounds (11.1 per game), and assists (6.0 per game).
    • Alec Burks leads the Knicks in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.1 made threes per game.
    • Mitchell Robinson is a defensive force for New York, leading the team in both steals (1.1 per game) and blocks (1.7 per game).
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