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The Chicago Bulls will take on the Charlotte Hornets at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday at Spectrum Center. Charlotte is 32-33 overall and 17-14 at home, while the Bulls are 26-39 overall and 14-19 on the road. The Bulls won the first two meetings between the teams this season. 

Chicago is favored by 3.5 points in the latest Hornets vs. Bulls odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 217.5. Before entering any Bulls vs. Hornets 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 over $9,200 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past two-plus seasons. The model is up over $1,200 on its top-rated picks this season and entered Week 20 of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on a stunning 97-62 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread dating back to last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

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

  • Hornets vs. Bulls spread: Hornets +2.5
  • Hornets vs. Bulls over-under: 218 points
  • Hornets vs. Bulls money line: Chicago -165, Charlotte +145  

What you need to know about the Hornets

On Tuesday, the Hornets beat the Detroit Pistons 102-99. LaMelo Ball had 23 points and six assists in addition to seven rebounds. He made a pair of key free throws in the final 5.8 seconds to wrap up the win. The Hornets occupy the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference and are 2.5 games behind the sixth seed. 

Terry Rozier scored 18 points on Tuesday. The Hornets have won two of their last three games. Devonte' Graham (knee), Cody Martin (ankle) and Miles Bridges (health and safety protocols) are out for Thursday's game. 

What you need to know about the Bulls

The Bulls fell 106-94 to the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. Coby White (23 points) was the top scorer for Chicago. The Bulls have lost four consecutive games. They are 3.5 games behind the No. 10 spot in the Eastern Conference. 

Zach Lavine (health and safety protocols) is expected to return for Thursday's game. He has missed 11 straight games. Nikola Vucevic, who did not play on Monday because of a hip injury, is probable. 

How to make Bulls vs. Hornets picks

The model has simulated Hornets vs. Bulls 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning under on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Hornets vs. Bulls? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Hornets vs. Bulls spread to jump on Thursday, all from the model that is on an incredible 97-62 roll.