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The Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers will meet on the court at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 99-79 winner as they battled the Pistons on the road. The Bulls covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog, while 178 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Cleveland was a 103-86 loser on the road against the Celtics. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (189) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 7-7 SU, 6-8 ATS
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 7 games on the road
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing New Orleans are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Team record: 4-12 SU, 3-13 ATS
Current streak: lost 5 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of last 8 games at home
is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games at home
is 2-13 ATS in its last 15 games
is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Chicago
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Denver are 7-3
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Chicago home to New Orleans, Monday, December 2
Cleveland home to Denver, Wednesday, December 4