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Los Angeles Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls

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

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 112-106 result against the Raptors on January 19. The Lakers covered in that game as a 9-point underdog, while the 218 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 103-78 winner as they battled the 76ers at home. The Bulls covered in the match as an 8.5-point favorite, while 181 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 16-25 SU, 23-18 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the LA Lakers last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of the LA Lakers last 9 games when playing on the road against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Lakers last 5 games
LA Lakers are 8-3 SU in their last 11 games when playing Chicago

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 8-2
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Chicago:
Team record: 19-20 SU, 18-21 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 5 games when playing LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 9 games when playing at home against LA Lakers
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of last 13 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
LA Lakers at Miami, Thursday, January 23
Chicago at Cleveland, Wednesday, January 22