New York at Chicago
The chart above graphs odds data from Pinnacle Sports
Historical Results of Games with Similar Lines
Since the start of the 2006-2007 NBA season there have been 1279 games where the closing line favored the home team by 6 to 8 points. In these games:
- The team like Chicago won the game 951 times (74.4%)
- The team like New York won the game 328 times (25.6%)
- The team like Chicago did better against the spread,
going 638-612-29 (51.0% ATS).
Historical Results of Games with Similar Line Movement
Since the start of the 2008-2009 NBA season there have been 168 games where the closing line favored the initial favorite by 2 points less than the opening line.
In these games, the team like Chicago did better against the spread, going 89-75-4 (54.3% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.9 points.