Two first place teams meet on Tuesday in NBA betting online as the Los Angeles Lakers host the Chicago Bulls.
The Bulls are well rested having not played in three days but that may not matter as the Lakers have only been beaten twice all season. The Lakers are solid home favorites in NBA betting at Sbg global in this game that can be seen on NBA-TV.
Chicago is in the midst of a long seven-game road trip but they have started well winning two of the first three. They have had three days off to enjoy the beaches in Los Angeles so we’ll see if they are focused for this game on Tuesday night. The Bulls are leading the Central Division and they have some good numbers. They are in the top 10 in the league in points per game and they are just outside the top 10 in defense.
Lakers 12-2 SU, 9-5 ATS
The Lakers are not only winning straight up, they are covering against the spread. Normally with the Lakers they win games straight up and have trouble covering the big numbers. That has not been the case so far this season. Los Angeles has been rolling. They are the top team in the league in points per game as Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol are off to fast starts while the supporting cast is excellent.
Lakers Series Success
The Lakers have won eight of the last ten in this series and they are 7-3 ATS. The teams met twice last season with the Lakers winning both games although they did not cover the spread in the road game at Chicago. At Staples Center they won easily by a score of 108-93. The Lakers have won four of their last five straight up at home against the Bulls and they are 3-2 against the spread.
Tuesday NBA Betting Online Trends
The Bulls are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 road games. The Bulls are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. the Pacific. The Bulls overall are 2-7 ATS in the last 9 meetings. The Lakers are 4-0 in NBA betting in their last 4 games overall. The Lakers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. the Central. Looking at the total, the Under is 6-0 in the Bulls last 6 overall. The Under is 7-3 in the Bulls last 10 road games. The Under is 10-3 in the last 13 meetings between the two teams.