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Bulls Look To Hold Off Hawks With Sweep Of Magic Monday Night

Posted by Craig Parsons on 4/14/2013 11:27:14 PM

The Chicago Bulls are in position to lock up the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference and a date with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening playoff round. First, they must hold off the Atlanta Hawks. The Bulls will look for a four-game season-series sweep when they visit the Orlando Magic on Monday night. Chicago hasn’t been as consistent on the road as they were earlier in the year, and will need to step up and make sure they show the same type of tenacity that they have brought in big wins over teams like the Miami Heat and New York Knicks this sports betting season.

Chicago Bulls @ Orlando Magic
Monday April 15, 2013 – 7:00 PM ET
Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
NBA Sportsbook Line: Chicago – 3.5

The Magic are on the fringe at the bottom of the Eastern Conference, barely ahead of the Charlotte Bobcats for the worst record in the NBA. With just two wins in its last 10 games it is clear that Orlando is fine with finishing near the bottom and locking up a high draft pick.

NBA Betting Preview: Chicago Bulls

The Bulls have proven they can be one of the top teams in the NBA by snapping the extended win streaks of both the Heat and Knicks this season, but it all comes down to effort. It is impossible to think that Chicago could play a postseason style of basketball every time out on the floor, but they do have something to play for against a Magic team that they have already beaten three times this year. Head coach Tom Thibodeau once again has his Bulls’ among the NBA elite at the defensive end of the floor, and with Derrick Rose still sidelined, Joakim Noah out, and Luol Deng playing hurt, he will need more from his bench in terms of offensive productivity.

NBA Betting Preview: Orlando Magic

Orlando on the other hand ranks in the bottom-third of the association in both points per game and points per game allowed, as they look to young stars like Tobias Harris and Nikolai Vucevic to lead the franchise in to the future. Harris has averaged a team-high 16.9 points per game while Vucevic has dominated on the glass with 11.9 rebounds per game, but that tandem hasn’t had enough help and will need it in order to develop in to more consistent performers. The Magic have done some things well and still rank just outside the top-10 in rebounding, but there are simply too many holes right now.

NBA Betting Preview: Outlook & Pick

The online betting number could be even higher if this was earlier in the year, but considering the Bulls still have something to play for they should have no problem taking care of business. Injuries have prevented Chicago from being one of the elite teams in the NBA, but if they can get some bodies back for the postseason they could be a sleeper team to make a deep run.

NBA Betting Pick: Chicago Bulls

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