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    The Houston Rockets (9-23) will look to break a five-game losing streak when they visit the Chicago Bulls (14-18) on Monday, December 26, 2022 at United Center as 8.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET on NBCS-CHI and SportsNet SW. The matchup has an over/under set at 227 points.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Bulls vs. Rockets

    • Game Day: Monday, December 26, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI and SportsNet SW
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Arena: United Center
    Bulls vs Rockets Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Bulls -8.5 227

    Bulls Betting Stats & Information

    • The Bulls have won five of the 11 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (45.5%).
    • Chicago has played as a moneyline favorite of -350 or shorter in just one game this season, and lost.
    • So far this season, the Bulls have compiled a 16-16-0 record against the spread.
    • The Bulls have not yet covered the spread as favorites of 8.5 points or more this season (0-1).
    • The average total Chicago has had in its games this season is 0.8 more points than this particular game’s point total.
    • A total of 14 of the Bulls’ 32 games with a set total have hit the over (43.8%).

    Houston Betting Stats & Info

    • The Rockets have entered the game as underdogs 30 times this season and won nine, or 30%, of those games.
    • Houston has a record of 2-10, a 16.7% win rate, when it is set as the underdog by +274 or more by oddsmakers this season.
    • The Rockets have covered the spread 14 times this year (14-15-3).
    • The Rockets have an ATS record of 6-6-1 when playing as at least 8.5-point underdogs.
    • The average point total for Houston this year is 2.3 points fewer than this game’s over/under.
    • Games involving the Rockets have hit the over 16 times this year.

    Bulls vs. Rockets Season Stat Comparison

    Bulls Rank Bulls AVG Rockets AVG Rockets Rank
    16th 113.3 Points Scored 109.4 28th
    18th 114.5 Points Allowed 115.3 21st
    25th 42.3 Rebounds 46.8 4th
    26th 8.7 Off. Rebounds 13.7 1st
    27th 10.6 3pt Made 11.3 20th
    12th 25 Assists 21.5 30th
    12th 13.8 Turnovers 16.5 30th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Chicago Bulls Leaders

    • The Bulls active leader in points and assists this season is DeMar DeRozan, who scores 25.8 points per game along with 4.9 assists.
    • Nikola Vucevic’s averages this season are 16.9 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game.
    • The Bulls get 2.8 three-pointers per game out of Zach LaVine.

    Houston Rockets Leaders

    • Jalen Green averages 21.3 points per game. He also collects 4.3 rebounds and averages 3.6 assists per game.
    • Alperen Sengun is on the books for 14.6 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, while Kevin Porter Jr. adds 18.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game.
    • Green is the top shooter from the three-point line for the Rockets (among active players), hitting 2.2 threes per game.

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