The New York Knicks (3-7) head back home to take on the Chicago Bulls (2-8) in a Monday night matchup at Madison Square Garden.

The Bulls have lost four straight after Saturday's 96-88 defeat to the Houston Rockets. The offensive end of the floor was a struggle for Chicago as they shot just 38.9 percent from the field and turned the ball over 19 times. Zach LaVine led the team with 21 points while rookie Wendell Carter scored 14 and grabbed 13 rebounds.

On Sunday, the Knicks fell to the Washington Wizards by the score of 108-95. According to ESPN, the Wizards were allowing nearly 124 points per game entering Sunday's meeting.

Washington had a huge advantage at the charity stripe as they had nearly 2.5 times more attempts from the foul line (39 to 16). Enes Kanter led the Knicks in both scoring (18) and rebounding (12).

Injury report

Chicago: Out - Kris Dunn (knee), Lauri Markkanen (elbow), Bobby Portis (knee), Denzel Valentine (ankle)

New York: Out - Kristaps Porzingis (knee), Courtney Lee (neck), Doubtful - Kevin Knox (ankle), Questionable - Tim Hardaway Jr. (back)

Bulls/Knicks projected starters

Chicago: PG - Cameron Payne, SG - Justin Holiday, SF - Zach LaVine, PF - Jabari Parker, C - Wendell Carter

New York: PG - Frank Ntilikina, SG - Tim Hardaway Jr., SF - Damyean Dotson, PF - Noah Vonleh, C - Mitchell Robinson

Team leaders

Chicago: Points - Zach LaVine 26.6, Rebounds - Wendell Carter 7.1, Assists - Ryan Arcidiacono 5.3

New York: Points - Tim Hardaway Jr.

23.3, Rebounds - Enes Kanter 10.5, Assists - Frank Ntilikina 4.0

Things to know

Despite their poor 2-8 mark, the Bulls have been a decent offensive team. They show strong ball movement and have an assist on 60.9 percent of their field goals. Meanwhile, the Knicks have assists on just 50.1 percent of their field goals.

New York is probably happy they are not seeing Lauri Markkanen (out with injury) at Madison Square Garden again.

The 2017-18 All-Rookie First Team member poured in a career-high 33 points and eight three-pointers in his only game thus far at Madison Square Garden on January 10, 2018.

The Knicks have been shooting the three ball with less frequency recently as they rank just 25th connecting on them at a 33.4 percent clip. They have attempted 26.3 per game in their last four outings compared to 32.8 in their first six.

History between the Bulls and Knicks

The Knicks and Bulls have met 226 times in the regular season according to Land of Basketball. Chicago has a 121-105 advantage in the win column in the all-time series.

Entering last season, the Knicks had defeated Chicago five straight times. The Bulls though took the first three of the series last season before the Knicks won the most recent game between the two.

New York has won four of the last five meetings played at Madison Square Garden.