LA Lakers versus Chicago Bulls NBA Pro Basketball Betting Preview

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The LA Lakers will look to get in the win column when they face the Chicago Bulls in NBA pro basketball on Monday January 21st. The Lakers and Bulls will begin from Chicago at 9:30PM Eastern Time and TNT will carry it over national television.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home side Chicago Bulls favored by -1 ½ points with the total set at 194 ½ points. A money line bet on the favored Chicago Bulls will return –125 odds. Bettors who believe that the underdog LA Lakers can pull out the win straight up will get back +105 odds for their wager on the money line.

The hopes for a turnaround by the LA Lakers following wins against Cleveland and Milwaukee has not occurred. The Lakers fell to Miami by 9 points to close their home stand at 2-2. They opened up a three game road trip by dropping a 108-103 road game on Sunday afternoon to the Toronto Raptors as a -4 ½ point favorite. LA allows a bad Raptors team to shoot over 54% from the floor. LA starts poorly as they fall behind by 19 points early in the game. The Lakers defense has been horrendous. Toronto was able to gather 52 points in the paint. The defeat sent the Lakers to 5-13 on the road this season. In 18 road games this season the Lakers allow an unbelievable 107 points a game and over 47% shooting. That’s with two big men at Pau Gasol and Dwight Howard manning the paint for the Lakers. The Bulls are 11-11 on their home court. Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau read the riot act to his Bulls team during a shoot around on January 14th prior to the start of the game against Atlanta. The Bulls responded with a 97-58 home win against the Hawks. They Bulls then win two straight on the road at Toronto and the Celtics. They returned home off the trip in an 85-82 home overtime loss to the Memphis Grizzlies to drop the Bulls to .500 on their home court on the season. Injury issues for Chicago as leading scorer Luol Deng is questionable with a hamstring injury.

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