The Los Angeles Clippers are in the Windy City tonight for a showdown with the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. This evening's meeting between the Clippers and Bulls is scheduled to tip off at 8:00pm ET on ESPN. Friday NBA Odds from offshore bookmaker Sportsbook.ag are favoring Los Angeles at -3.5 against the spread and -160 on the money line ($160 wins $100); the Over/Under is set at 192.5 points.
The Clippers are 8-3 in the month of January, but they have opened their current seven game road trip with a 2-2 record. Los Angeles crushed the Knicks 109-95 at Madison Square Garden last Friday, but Blake Griffin and company were on the receiving end of a beating the following night as they fell 92-106 to the Pacers at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Clippers are 1-1 since with a 112-103 win at Detroit and a 91-95 loss to the Bobcats in Charlotte.
As for the Bulls, their 21-20 record is nowhere near as impressive as L.A.'s 29-15 mark, but they are playing some quality basketball right now. Chicago, which is 8-2 in its last 10 games, extended its current winning streak to three games on Wednesday night when it topped Central rival Cleveland 98-87 at the Quicken Loans Arena.
The victory, which saw the Bulls limit the Cavaliers to 37.5 percent field goal shooting, came on the heels of home wins over the 76ers and Lakers. Those two wins improved Chicago's record at the United Center to 13-8.
The Clippers bring a losing road record into tonight's contest (11-12); however, they are 3-0 in their last three games against the Bulls and they are 3-0 in their last three visits to the United Center, scoring 90-82, 100-99, and 94-89 victories.
Notable Trends: The Bulls are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games as a home underdog with spread between 0 and 3.5 points.
Los Angeles Clippers vs Chicago Bulls NBA Odds
Los Angeles Clippers -3.5 (-110), Over 192.5 (-110), -160 (Moneyline)
Chicago Bulls +3.5 (-110), Under 192.5 (-110), +140 (Moneyline)
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