The Los Angeles Lakers (37-38) visit the Chicago Bulls (36-39) at United Center, tipping off at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, March 29, 2023. The Bulls are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. A 227.5-point over/under has been installed for the matchup.
How to bet Lakers vs. Bulls
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Lakers as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Lakers have -169 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +143 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 227.5 points.
Lakers vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Chicago, Illinois
- Arena: United Center
Lakers vs. Bulls Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Lakers are 36-36-3 this year. Los Angeles has won 14, or 58.3%, of the 24 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Lakers games this year have hit the over on 36 of 75 set point totals.
The Bulls are 39-36-0 against the spread this year. Chicago has won 41.9% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (18-25). Bulls games this year have eclipsed the over/under 32 times in 75 opportunities (42.7%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Lakers: Mohamed Bamba: Out (Ankle)
Bulls: Andre Drummond: Out (Personal)
What you need to know about the Los Angeles Lakers
Los Angeles ranks 10th in the NBA with 116.4 points per game this season. At the other end of the court, it ranks 21st with 116.7 points allowed per contest. The Lakers are putting up 116.6 points per game this season in home games, which is 0.5 more points than they’re averaging in road games (116.1). On offense, the Lakers have had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over their last 10 games, scoring 114.2 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 116.4 they’ve racked up over the course of this season.
Los Angeles has been struggling in terms of three-pointers this season, ranking fifth-worst in the NBA in treys made per game (10.7) and fifth-worst in three-point percentage (34.2%). So far this season, the Lakers have taken 64.8% two-pointers, accounting for 74.9% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 35.2% from beyond the arc (25.1% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls
Chicago is 19th in the NBA in points scored (113.4 per game) and eighth in points allowed (112.4). The Bulls score 114.3 points per game at home, and 112.4 away. The Bulls are scoring 115.6 points per game over their past 10 games, which is 2.2 more than their average for the season (113.4).
Beyond the arc, Chicago is second-worst in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (10.5). It is ranked 10th in 3-point percentage at 36.7%. In 2022-23, the Bulls have attempted 33.1% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 66.9% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 24.7% of the Bulls’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 75.3% have been 2-pointers.
Lakers vs. Bulls Predictions and Pick
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