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Chicago Bulls at Los Angeles Lakers Betting Pick – Jan 25, 2024

The Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers are set to get together in the National Basketball Association on Thursday. The Chicago Bulls are 9th in the Eastern Conference standings with their 21-24 mark on the season. Chicago is coming off a loss on the road at the Phoenix Suns on Monday. Chicago is 6-4 over their last 10 games.

For the Los Angeles Lakers, they are 22-23 on the season. The Lakers are 9th in the Western Conference. Los Angeles is also coming off a loss. The Lakers lost to the Clippers on Tuesday. In their last 10 games, the Lakers are 5-5.

The Los Angeles Lakers are -5.5 over the Chicago Bulls. The total is 224.5.

Chicago Bulls Middle of the Pack Again

Chicago comes into the game with an 8-8 mark against teams from the Western Conference. The Bulls though have struggled away from the United Center. The Bulls are 7-14 on the road. Chicago is scoring just 110.6 points per game, but allowing only 112.1 per game.

DeMar DeRozan leads the attack for Chicago. He has played in 43 of the Bulls 45 games this season, and is scoring 21.9 points per game. Coby White, the Bulls point guard has yet to miss a game, and is third on the team with 18.8 per game. The same cannot be said for Zach Lavine, who has missed a bunch of time, and is doubtful for this game with an ankle injury. He is second on the team with 19.5 points per game.

The Bulls will remain on the road trip for one more game following this. The Bulls are in Portland on Sunday. Following that, they will go back home and host the Raptors on Tuesday, and head to Charlotte on Wednesday.

Los Angeles Lakers 2023-2024

The recent loss for the Lakers was due partly because they allowed the Clippers to score 127 points in the game. LeBron James also did not play with an ankle injury. Anthony Davis and De’Angelo led the scoring attack with 26 and 27 points respectively.

Davis is leading the team in scoring with 25 points per game. He has stayed mostly healthy this season playing in 43 of 45 games. James has missed five games this season. Austin Reaves is the lone Lakers player to play in all 45 games this season.

Los Angeles is 16-8 at home on the season. The Lakers are 5-8 against teams from the Eastern Conference this season. The Lakers are scoring 114.8 points per game, while allowing teams to score 115.8 against them.

Lakers Top Bulls

Los Angeles is going to win this game at home. The combination of LeBron James and Anthony Davis go for 65+ in this game, and too much Lakers. The Bulls fall to 4 games under .500 with a road loss. The road has not been kind to start the trip for the Bulls so far. Our final betting pick for this game is the Los Angeles Lakers -5.5 over the Chicago Bulls.

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