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The Brooklyn Nets and the Chicago Bulls will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at United Center.

The Nets were a 105-89 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bobcats. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (194) made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Chicago was a 100-85 winner at home against the Hawks. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (185) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Brooklyn:
Team record: 24-26 SU, 25-25 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Chicago
is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chicago

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Charlotte are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

Chicago:
Team record: 26-25 SU, 24-27 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of last 17 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 9-1
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Brooklyn at Utah, Wednesday, February 19
Chicago at Toronto, Wednesday, February 19