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The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls will meet on the court at United Center on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
The Cavaliers were a 114-111 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bucks. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (225) made winners of OVER bettors.
In their last action, Chicago was a 107-95 loser on the road against the Thunder. They covered the 13.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (202) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 10-15 SU, 10-15 ATS
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of last 8 games on the road
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Chicago
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 1-9
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Team record: 9-16 SU, 8-17 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.
is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Cleveland
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Cleveland
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Cleveland home to Detroit, Monday, December 23
Chicago at Brooklyn, Wednesday, December 25