Bulls vs Knicks Prediction, Odds & Betting Insights for NBA Summer League Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

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Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA Summer League game.
Chicago Bulls vs New York Knicks prediction, odds and betting insights for NBA Summer League game. / Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Bulls vs Knicks Game Info

2022 NBA Summer League Game
Chicago Bulls (1-0) vs. New York Knicks (1-0)
Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022
Time: 5 p.m. ET
Venue: Cox Pavilion — Las Vegas, NV
Coverage: ESPN2

The Chicago Bulls and New York Knicks meet head-to-head in Summer League action on Sunday. Chicago is coming off of a thrilling overtime victory over the Dallas Mavericks that finished with a 100-99 final score. Center Marko Simonovic dominated with 27 points, 13 rebounds and 3 blocks.

Meanwhile, the Knicks leaned on a couple of returning players to pull away from the Golden State Warriors by a score of 101-88 on Saturday. Quentin Grimes led the way with 24 points, 8 assists and 4 rebounds. Jericho Sims' efforts ended with an impressive double-double (16 points, 10 rebounds).

Bulls vs Knicks Odds & Spread

All NBA betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: CHI: (+176) | NYK: (-220)
Spread: CHI: +5.5 (-118) | NYK: -5.5 (-104)
Total: 176.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Odds to Win Summer League Championship: CHI: (+3900) | NYK: (+1400)

New York enters this contest as a considerable favorite on the moneyline and spread. This 5 p.m. ET clash also features the second-highest total of Sunday's eight-game slate.

Bulls vs Knicks Prediction & Pick

The Bulls' physicality turned out to be the difference on Friday as they constantly searched for contact on offense. It ended with Chicago going 30-for-36 from the free throw line. However, it's going to be tougher to excel with that strategy this time around given Sims' presence in the paint.

New York enters this one with all the momentum. The Knicks shot 48.7% from the floor during their first game and only turned the ball over 12 times. Five different players scored in double digits, all of whom are likely fighting for bench roles this upcoming NBA season. That cannot be overlooked.

I'll back a Knicks team filled with talent to cover the -5.5 spread here (-104).

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