<strong> Chicago Bulls vs. Houston Rockets Point Spread - Pick</strong>

<strong>Betting Odds:</strong> CHI +7 / HOU -7
<strong>Over/Under Total:</strong> 197
<strong>Moneyline:</strong> OFF

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<strong>Team Records Straight up and Against the Point Spread:</strong><br />
Chicago Bulls: 9-14 SU / 7-16 ATS
Houston Rockets: 16-9 / 13-11-1 ATS

<strong>Sagarin PREDICTOR Power Rankings</strong>
Chicago Bulls: 86.14
Houston Rockets: 94.56

<strong>Betting Trends Worth Noting:</strong><br />
1. CHI is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games.
2. CHI is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
3. HOU is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games.
4. HOU is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.

<strong>Key Injuries:</strong><br />
Kirk Hinrich SG - Dec 17: Day-To-Day
Luol Deng SF - Dec 14: Day-To-Day

James Harden SG - Dec 18: Day-To-Day
Omer Asik C - Dec 17: Out
Jeremy Lin PG - Dec 17: Day-To-Day
Chandler Parsons SF - Dec 17: Day-To-Day
Greg Smith PF - Dec 15: Out
Terrence Jones PF - Dec 15: Day-To-Day

<strong>Matchup Analysis:</strong><br />
The Rockets are banged up, but they will win and cover facing a Bulls team that is reeling and has lost 7 of their last 10.

<strong>Jason's Pick to Cover the Point Spread:</strong> Rockets -7

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