Chicago Bulls vs. Toronto Raptors: Bulls Go For Fifth Straight Win

January 4th, 2011 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Chicago Bulls will go for their fifth straight win tonight, when they host the Toronto Raptors, who have won three straight at the United Center.

Chicago comes in off a 100-91 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers, while Toronto was blown out at home by the Celtics 93-79. Chicago won at Toronto 110-93 back on Dec. 15, but have really struggled to play well at home against the Raptors.

Taking a look at the NBA spreads for this game, oddsmakers have the Bulls favored by eight points over the Raptors.

The Bulls are quietly putting together quite a run, as they have won 13 of their last 15 games and really aren't playing their best basketball. Derrick Rose scored 28 points and dished-out 11 assists in the Bulls most recent win over the Cavaliers.

Rose is averaging 22.6 points, 9.6 assists and six rebounds over his last five games.

The Bulls are also getting big time production out of Carlos Boozer, who had 20 points and 11 rebounds against Cleveland. Boozer is averaging 24 points and 13 rebounds over his last five games.

In the first meeting with Toronto, Boozer had a season-high 34 points and 12 rebound ...

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