NBA Preview: Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago Bulls

by Dirty on March 30, 2010

The fans at United Center will be treated to a game between the Phoenix Suns and the Chicago Bulls when they take their seats on Tuesday.

Oddsmakers currently have the Suns listed as 3-point favorites versus the Bulls, while the game’s total is sitting at 216.

The Suns defeated Minnesota 111-105 as a 9-point favorite on Sunday. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (224).

Amar’e Stoudemire scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for Phoenix, while Steve Nash chipped in with 14 points and 11 assists.

The Bulls defeated Detroit 110-103 as a 2.5-point underdog on Sunday. The combined score went OVER the posted over/under total (197).

Flip Murray netted 23 points for Chicago and Derrick Rose added 21 points and nine assists in the win.

Current streak:
Phoenix has won 7 straight games.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Phoenix: 47-26 SU, 41-30-2 ATS
Chicago: 35-38 SU, 37-34-2 ATS

Phoenix most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing New Jersey are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Phoenix’s last 10 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Phoenix is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Phoenix’s last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chicago’s last 10 games when playing at home against Phoenix
Chicago is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago’s last 6 games
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Phoenix at New Jersey, Wednesday, March 31
Chicago at Washington, Friday, April 2

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