Chicago Bulls Favored By Just 5 Points Against The New Jersey Nets

January 5th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The New Jersey Nets will try and snap a five game losing streak when they host the Chicago Bulls tonight. These two teams faced off last Friday at the United Center, with the Bulls coming away with a 90-81 win.

Chicago won 111-91 at home against the Raptors last night, and have now won five straight overall.

The Nets haven't had much luck lately, as their nine point loss to Chicago is their closest game during their current five game losing streak. The Bulls however have lost two straight at New Jersey, and are just 2-18 in their last 20 trips.

Taking a look at the NBA spreads for tonight's game, the oddsmakers  have the Bulls favored by 5-points over the Nets.

With the win last night, the Bulls have won 14 of their last 16 overall, and a big reason for Chicago's success is they are playing a pretty weak stretch of their schedule, as they have faced just three teams with a winning record over the last 16 games. Still you have to give the Bulls credit, as they are getting the job done.

In the Bulls easy win over the Raptors last night, Loul Deng had a game-high 24 points, and Deng has really picked up his ...

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