The Chicago Bulls are in the playoff hunt during the 2023-24 season, but with the team in need of an overall rebuild/retool, the team’s decision to stand pat at the trade deadline could have serious long-term ramifications. Chicago has made the playoffs just once since the 2016-17 campaign, and with losing records in five of the past six years, the front office needs to show fans that this team is moving toward a return to the former glory from the Michael Jordan era.
On this page, you’ll find single-game and season-long Chicago Bulls odds, schedule information, and the various ways to watch the team. We’ve also included an overall history of some of the important moments in Bulls history.
How to bet on the Chicago Bulls on an online sportsbook in Illinois
There are many ways you can bet on the Chicago Bulls using an online sportsbook in Illinois, and if you follow these steps, you’ll be able to get started wagering today!
Which bet types are available for the Chicago Bulls?
There are many different bet types available for the Chicago Bulls, including single game and season long wagers, stats for individual players, and wagering markets for the team as a whole. Here are some of the most popular ways to bet on the Bulls.
How to watch or stream the Chicago Bulls in Illinois
If you live in Illinois, even if you’re not in the Chicagoland area, you can watch the Chicago Bulls on television by tuning in to NBC Sports Chicago, the regional sports network (RSN) for the team. You may also be able to catch marquee matchups on ESPN, ABC, and TNT.
NBA League Pass and YouTube TV are useful ways to watch if you are out of market, but if you live locally, live games may be blacked out. If you’re unsure, check with the streaming provider before you complete your signup for accounts with those streaming services.
Do the Chicago Bulls have any sportsbook partnerships?
Yes, the Chicago Bulls have a sportsbook partnership with FanDuel Illinois, which operates a betting lounge in the team’s home arena, the United Center. You can watch various sporting events in the non-betting sports bar with 1,300 square feet of LED television screens. The venue still has bureaucratic red tape to clear before adding betting kiosks or staffed windows.
The NBA also holds a partnership with FanDuel and DraftKings, meaning the revenue as a result of that partnership eventually gets back to the Bulls organization.
Where do the Chicago Bulls play?
The Chicago Bulls play their home games at the United Center (1901 West Madison Street) in the Near West Side neighborhood. The team shares a venue with the Chicago Blackhawks, with arena staff working hard to flip the facility from the ice to the hardwood, frequently with less than 24 hours between events.
How do I buy tickets to see the Chicago Bulls play live?
You can buy tickets to see the Chicago Bulls play live by going to Ticketmaster (going through the NBA website will redirect you to Ticketmaster). You may also be able to find a better deal by going through a ticket resale website like SeatGeek or StubHub. All tickets are mobile-only, so you won’t be able to print your tickets at home; your phone is your way in.
History of the Chicago Bulls
While the Bulls aren’t the oldest team in the NBA, they’ve certainly put together an impressive history. Here is a list of important moments in the history of the Chicago Bulls.
Is it legal to bet on the Chicago Bulls in Illinois?
Yes, it is legal to bet on the Chicago Bulls in Illinois. Betting on the Bulls has been legal in IL since June 2019 when Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Illinois Sports Wagering Act; the state launched sports betting in March 2020.