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

In their last action, Chicago was a 104-88 winner on the road against the Bucks. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (192) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

The Nets were a 105-85 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Heat. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (190) made winners of UNDER bettors.

Chicago:
Team record: 28-17 SU, 18-27 ATS
Current streak: won 2 straight games.

is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road

When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Brooklyn:
Team record: 27-19 SU, 21-23-2 ATS

is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Chicago
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago
is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games

When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing LA Lakers are 4-6
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Next up:
Chicago at Atlanta, Saturday, February 2
Brooklyn home to LA Lakers, Tuesday, February 5