Bulls vs. Trail Blazers odds, line, start time: 2023 NBA picks, March 24 predictions from proven model

The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Chicago Bulls at 10 p.m. ET on Friday at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter. The Trail Blazers are 32-40 overall and 17-18 at home, while Chicago is 34-38 overall and 14-21 on the road. The Trail Blazers limp into Friday’s contest having lost six of their last seven games. The Bulls, meanwhile, have won three of their last four contests. 

Chicago is favored by 2.5 points in the latest Trail Blazers vs. Bulls odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 226.5. Before entering any Bulls vs. Trail Blazers picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past four-plus seasons. The model enters Week 23 of the 2022-23 NBA season a stunning 69-36 on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning nearly $2,900. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Trail Blazers vs. Bulls. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Trail Blazers vs. Bulls:

  • Trail Blazers vs. Bulls spread: Trail Blazers +2.5
  • Trail Blazers vs. Bulls over/under: 226.5 points
  • Trail Blazers vs. Bulls money line: Portland +118, Chicago -140
  • Trail Blazers vs. Bulls picks: See picks here

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What you need to know about the Bulls

The night started off rough for Chicago on Wednesday, and it ended that way, too. The Bulls ended up on the wrong side of a painful 116-91 walloping at the Philadelphia 76ers‘ hands. Chicago was in a tough position by the half, with the score already sitting at 76-48. Shooting guard Zach LaVine had a pretty forgettable game, playing for 34 minutes and committing five turnovers.

Despite the defeat, the Bulls will enter Friday’s contest confident they can secure the victory on the road. Chicago has won three of its last four games, averaging 120.3 points during those three wins. The Bulls also ranks in the top-10 in scoring defense, giving up 112.5 points per game on average this season. 

What you need to know about the Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, Portland had enough points to win and then some against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, taking its matchup 127-115. Portland’s point guard Damian Lillard did his thing and dropped a double-double on 30 points and 12 assists in addition to seven rebounds. For the season, Lillard is averaging 32.2 points, 7.3 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game.

Forward Trendon Watford also had a strong showing in Wednesday’s victory, recording 21 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Watford has scored double-digit points in each of his last seven outings, which included a 12-point and 10-rebound double-double against the Boston Celtics on March 8. 

How to make Trail Blazers vs. Bulls picks

The model has simulated Trail Blazers vs. Bulls 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60% of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

Who wins Bulls vs. Trail Blazers? And which side of the spread hits almost 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine right now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the computer model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.

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