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Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers

The fans at STAPLES Center will be treated to a game between the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers when they take their seats on Sunday.

In their last action, Chicago was a 102-87 loser on the road against the Warriors. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (189) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 112-98 result against the 76ers on February 7. The Lakers covered in that game as a 4-point underdog, while the 210 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Chicago:
Team record: 24-25 SU, 22-27 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 7 games when playing LA Lakers
is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games when playing on the road against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games on the road

When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Golden State are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2

Los Angeles:
Team record: 18-32 SU, 28-22 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

LA Lakers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of the LA Lakers last 7 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of the LA Lakers last 9 games when playing at home against Chicago

When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Chicago home to Atlanta, Tuesday, February 11
LA Lakers home to Utah, Tuesday, February 11