Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions
Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors are out of playoff contention, the match still promises to be a nail-biting encounter as both sides will be playing for pride.
The Chicago Bulls had a below-par season and will miss out on post-season action. The Toronto Raptors will play without any of their star and regular players as they hope to end their four-game losing streek.
The Chicago Bulls have beaten the Toronto Raptors twice this season. They will likely do the same again on Thursday.
FiveThirtyEight, predicts a win for the Chicago Bulls for this game against the Toronto Raptors. The latest Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions also predicts the same.The latest Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions updated on 13th May.
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Match Details
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls
Date & Time: Thursday, May 13th, 2021; 8:00 PM EST
Host Team: Chicago Bulls, United Center.
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent Form
The Toronto Raptors lost to the LA Clippers 115-96 in their last outing. Ranked 15th in both offensive and defensive ratings, the Toronto Raptors have had an average season at best. In the absence of their starters, however, the reserves have done a fair job of keeping the team afloat.
The Toronto Raptors have been in terrible form as they’ve lost seven of their past eight games overall and they will be hoping to snap a four-game slide after getting routed by the Clippers in a 115-96 home loss on Tuesday.
Before that Raptors were looking in imperious touch with a free-flowing campaign for them. In the last 5 games, they have lost 4 games. They lost the last game against Grizzlies with a close margin of 109-99. Of 68 games that they played Raptors won 27 games and lost 41 games while playing against the other Conference teams, they won 17 and lost 23. But it is too late as the time has gone out of the hands for raptors. They have been hit by injuries of Aron Baynes, Chris Boucher, OG Anunoby, Pascal Siakam, Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet have all been ruled out for remaining season, so the Raptors will be severely shorthanded.
The Chicago Bulls have had a below-par season and will miss out on post-season action. Although it has been a disappointing season for the franchise, they have a chance to build a solid bench strength for next season. They are currently at 11th position in points table and they will be playing at home against Toronto Raptors on Thursday to face the Raptors whom they had already defeated them in last encounters.
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-Head
In one-on-one encounter between the two teams, Chicago Bulls have had an overall edge over the Toronto Raptors. The two have clashed against each other in 94 regular season games. Of 94 games, Toronto Raptors has wonin 44 games while Chicago Bulls have won 50 games.
This will be the third game between the two teams this season. The Chicago Bulls have bested the Toronto Raptors on two previous occasions and will be looking to make it a trifecta
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to Watch
Pascal Siakam will be the power forward in the side with an average of 21 points in every outing so far. He managed to contribute 24 points and 2 assists and 7 rebounds in the last game.
OG Anunoby is an important small forward with an average of 15.9 per match.
Malachi Flynn is another important key guard who averages close to 6.5 points in every outing. He managed to score 29 points in the last match.
Khem Birch played for 31 minutes in his last outing and accounted 13 points with 4 rebounds.
Coby White is an important point guard with a field goal success of 41.5% and a 3-pointer conversion of 34.4% so far.
Thaddeus Young gave 4 points and 3 assists with 9 rebounds in his last outing.
Patrick Williams is another important forward who averages close to 9.1 points in every outing.
Zach Lavine played for 37 minutes in his last outing giving 41 points with 1 assist.
Toronto Raptors vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds and Predictions: Predicted Winner
Toronto Raptors and Chicago Bulls will be up against each other for the 3rd time this season. FiveThirtyEight, gives Chicago Bulls edge over the Toronto Raptors. As per them, Chicago Bulls probability of winning the game stands at 51% while Toronto Raptors have 49% chances of defeating the Chicago Bulls.