George and LaVine clash in Los Angeles-Chicago matchup

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Chicago Bulls (8-4, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (8-4, fifth in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 9:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Clippers -3.5; over/under is 217.5

BOTTOM LINE: Paul George and Zach LaVine meet when Los Angeles hosts Chicago. George is fourth in the NBA averaging 26.4 points per game and LaVine ranks sixth in the league averaging 25.7 points per game.

The Clippers have gone 6-2 in home games. Los Angeles is fifth in the Western Conference with 24.4 assists per game led by George averaging 5.3.

The Bulls are 3-2 on the road. Chicago ranks third in the Eastern Conference with 14.3 fast break points per game led by LaVine averaging 3.8.

TOP PERFORMERS: George is averaging 26.4 points, 7.9 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.3 steals for the Clippers. Reggie Jackson is averaging 19.1 points and 3.4 rebounds while shooting 42.6% over the last 10 games for Los Angeles.

Lonzo Ball is shooting 42.2% from beyond the arc with 2.9 made 3-pointers per game for the Bulls, while averaging 12 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 1.8 steals. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 26.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists over the past 10 games for Chicago.

LAST 10 GAMES: Clippers: 8-2, averaging 109.4 points, 46.3 rebounds, 24.6 assists, 9.5 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 100.8 points per game.

Bulls: 6-4, averaging 107.7 points, 43.6 rebounds, 22.3 assists, 8.9 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.5 points.

INJURIES: Clippers: Keon Johnson: out (ankle), Kawhi Leonard: out (right knee), Jason Preston: out (foot), Marcus Morris Sr.: out (rest).

Bulls: Coby White: out (shoulder), Patrick Williams: out (left wrist), Nikola Vucevic: out (health and safety protocols).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

The Associated Press

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