NBA Odds: Lakers Host Bulls on Tuesday. The Los Angeles Lakers and the Chicago Bulls are storied NBA franchises, but both have fallen on hard times. The two will meet in Los Angeles on Tuesday at 10:30 PM ET in the lone NBA game on the schedule.
The Bulls are 3-11 following a loss in Phoenix Sunday night. This season, they’ve struggled at both ends of the court, ranking 29th in points per game, 13th in points allowed per game and 29th in point differential. They’re the only team in the Eastern Conference scoring fewer than 103 points per game (95.5).
The Lakers, meanwhile, played the third game of a four-game home stretch Sunday night, beating the Denver Nuggets 127-109. The Lakers have been much better at home, going 5-5 at the Staples Center compared to 2-5 on the road.
The Bulls are 7-3 SU and 6-4 ATS in their last 10 meetings with the Lakers, and five of the games went over the posted total; there was one push.