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The Chicago Bulls (28-32) will open a four-game road trip when they face the Sacramento Kings (34-25) on Monday night. Chicago is coming off a 113-97 loss to Milwaukee on Friday, but it is still in ninth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Sacramento bounced back from a two-game losing streak with a 124-120 overtime win at Minnesota on Friday. The Kings are tied with the Suns for sixth place in the Western Conference, which is the final spot that avoids the play-in tournament. 

Tipoff is set for 10 p.m. ET on Monday at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif. The Kings are favored by 6.5 points in the latest Kings vs. Bulls odds, while the over/under is 227.5 points, per SportsLine consensus. Before entering any Bulls vs. Kings picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the 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 five-plus seasons. The model enters Week 20 of the 2023-24 NBA season on a sizzling 64-40 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning more than $2,200. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

The model has set its sights on Chicago vs. Sacramento. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Bulls vs. Kings:

  • Kings vs. Bulls spread: Kings -6.5
  • Kings vs. Bulls over/under: 227.5 points
  • Kings vs. Bulls money line: Kings: -248, Bulls: +202
  • Kings vs. Bulls picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the Kings can cover

Sacramento has won four of its last six games, beating some of the top teams in the Western Conference during that stretch. The Kings took down the Nuggets on the road and also beat the Clippers as 4-point road underdogs. Their most recent performance was a 124-120 win at Minnesota on Friday, as they pulled off the upset as 8-point underdogs. 

Veteran guard Malik Monk poured in 39 points off the bench, shooting 16 of 29 from the floor and 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Center Domantas Sabonis had a huge game as well, finishing with 21 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists. The Kings have won five of their last six home games against Chicago, and they have covered the spread in four of the last five head-to-head meetings overall. De’Aaron Fox (knee) is questionable after missing the last two games. See which team to pick here.

Why the Bulls can cover

Chicago is coming off a home loss to Milwaukee, but it has been an excellent road team in recent weeks. The Bulls have notched road victories over the Pelicans, Hawks and Grizzlies in the last month, despite entering two of those games as underdogs. They have covered the spread in six of their last seven road games overall. 

Sacramento outscored Chicago 45-33 from 3-point range when these teams met earlier this season, but the Kings have been in a slump offensively as of late. They were held to 110 points in a home loss to Miami last Monday, and they finished with 96 points in a blowout loss to Denver two days later. Small forward DeMar DeRozan leads Chicago with 22.7 points and 5.3 assists per game, while point guard Coby White is adding 19.3 points, 5.3 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game. See which team to pick here. 

How to make Kings vs. Bulls picks

The model has simulated Bulls vs. Kings 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.

So who wins Kings vs. Bulls, and which side of the spread hits almost 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Bulls vs. Kings spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 64-40 roll on top-rated NBA picks this season, and find out.



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