Bulls at Lakers 1/15/19 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Game: Los Angeles Lakers vs Chicago Bulls
Date & Time: 1/16/2019, 3:30 AM UTC
Latest Odds: LAL -6.5 Total 214
TV Channel: NBATV

The Chicago Bulls look to snap a seven-game losing streak on Tuesday when they visit the Los Angeles Lakers. The Bulls lost to the Utah Jazz 110-102 in their latest outing on Saturday. Zach LaVine led the Bulls in the loss with 21 points. Chicago was outrebounded in the game 62-54 by Utah. The loss was the eighth in the last nine games for Chicago.

The Lakers lost their second straight game on Sunday falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers at home 101-95. Los Angeles was led in the loss by Kyle Kuzma with 29 points and nine rebounds. Brandon Ingram scored 22 points while Lonzo Ball added 13 points, eight boards and eight assists. The Lakers are 3-8 without LeBron James in the lineup.
Zach LaVine leads the Bulls in scoring with an average of 23.6 points. Lauri Markkanen is leading in rebounding with an average of 7.1 per game, while Kris Dunn is the leader in assists with an average of 6.8 per game. The Bulls are shooting 44.5% from the field and 34.7% from three-point territory.

LeBron James leads the Lakers in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 27.3 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. Kyle Kuzma is the second leading scorer with an average of 18.8 points per game. Five Lakers average double figures in scoring. Los Angeles is shooting 47.0% from the field and 33.5% from three-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Chicago is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 versus Western Conference teams

The OVER has cashed in each of the Bulls last 5

Los Angeles is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 at home

The UNDER has cashed in each of the Lakers last 4 versus Central teams

Free NBA Pick: Chicago Bulls +6.5

Neither team is playing well. The Lakers have struggled without LeBron James in the lineup losing 8 of the last 11 straight up. Los Angeles has failed to cover 7 of its last 8 versus an opponent with a winning percentage below .400 and 4 of its last 5 versus teams from the Eastern Conference. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Lakers win but fall short ATS 110-106.



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