Los Angeles Clippers (18-8) at Chicago Bulls (10-14)
NBA Basketball: Friday, February 12, 2021 at 8:00 pm (United Center)
The Line: Chicago Bulls +7.5 -- Over/Under: 228.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
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The Los Angeles Clippers and Chicago Bulls meet Friday in NBA action at the United Center.
The Los Angeles Clippers look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Los Angeles Clippers are averaging 115 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 108 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard is averaging 26.5 points and 5.9 rebounds while Paul George is averaging 24.4 points and 6.2 rebounds. Serge Ibaka is the third double-digit scorer and Marcus Morris Sr. is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 42.2 percent from beyond the arc and 84.9 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Clippers are allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Bulls look for a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Chicago Bulls are averaging 115.1 points on 48.1 percent shooting and allowing 115.8 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Zach LaVine is averaging 28.2 points and 5.3 assists while Lauri Markkanen is averaging 19.1 points and 6.1 rebounds. Coby White is the third double-digit scorer and Wendell Carter Jr. is dishing 2.4 assists. The Chicago Bulls are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 79.5 percent from the free throw line. The Chicago Bulls are allowing 36.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.7 rebounds per game.
The Clippers are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bulls are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 Friday games. The over is 5-1 in Clippers last 6 overall. The under is 5-2 in Bulls last 7 home games. The Clippers are 10-4 ATS in the last 14 meetings in Chicago and 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Los Angeles Clippers are the better basketball team and win on the road by an average of 8.1 points. However, the Chicago Bulls have provided value in the underdog role, and they're winning their last five games by an average of 5.4 points while shooting 49.9 percent from the field and 37 percent from three. The Bulls also took the Clippers down to the wire last month as nine-point underdogs. Give me the points.