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Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction & Betting Tips 12/11/2023

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls 12/11/2023
  • We like the Bulls on the moneyline (+410)
  • The Bulls are also our pick on the spread at +11
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Preview

Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Bulls versus the Bucks? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBCS. The game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, WI.

The over/under for this game is set at 233 points, and the Bucks are the home favorites against the Bulls in a Central division matchup. Check out BetCoco for Milwaukee Bucks – Chicago Bulls odds

Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Bulls and Bucks did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Bucks have the leg up at 2-1. However, against the spread the Bulls went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 1-2 on an average of 219 points per game.

  • Across the Bulls last three road games, the team averaged 109 points per game while allowing 118. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Milwaukee has an ATS mark of 5-5. Their straight up record in these matchups was 5-5 while averaging 122 points per game.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Chicago has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 2-3 straight up.
  • The Bucks have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 3-2 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction

With an overall record of 9-14, the Bulls are looking to extend their four game winning streak in today’s game. In their 23 games, the Bulls are 6-9 against Eastern Conference teams and have gone 3-5 in non-conference games.

The Bulls are riding a four game ATS win streak and currently possess an overall ATS record of 10-13. In their three most recent home games, Chicago has covered the spread and they are 7-6 ATS at home compared to 3-7 on the road.

Chicago currently holds an over/under record of 13-10-0 for the season. The average points per game in their played games is 228.0, with an average over/under line of 219.8.

Chicago’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 121 points vs. the Spurs. Overall, they hit 46.1% of their shots from the field and went 14/24 from the free-throw line. Chicago’s offense is currently one of the slower paced teams in the NBA, at 96.1 possessions per game. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 18th in attempts and 16th in three-point shooting percentage.

Coming into today’s game, the Bulls’ defense is giving up an average of 112.5 points per contest.

When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Bulls squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 55.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 36.9% from downtown.

With a record of 15-7, the Bucks are above .500 and will try to add to their win total against the Bulls. In the Eastern Conference, the Bucks are in 3rd place and are leading the Central division.

Milwaukee currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 9-13 at this point. On the road, the Bucks have an ATS record of 5-5 compared to a 4-8 record vs. the spread at home.

The Bucks have achieved an over/under record of 14-8-0 so far this season. They have an average over/under line of 234.8 in their games, and their differential vs. the over/under line this season is 6.1.

In their most recent game, the Bucks’ offense tallied 119 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 122.1 points per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the team in scoring, putting up 37 points. Additionally, Damian Lillard contributed 24 points for the Bucks.

Coming into the game, the Bucks will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 118.7 points per game (24th).

The Milwaukee defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.3% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 47.2% of their field goal attempts vs. Milwaukee.

In spite of being 11 point underdogs, we anticipate the Bulls winning this one 110-109.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Betting Tips

  • We like the Bulls on the moneyline (+410)
  • The Bulls are also our pick on the spread at +11
  • Our NBA model projects 219 points, and we suggest taking the under

Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report

  • Jae Crowder – Groin – Out
  • Pat Connaughton – Ankle – Out
  • Chris Livingston – Ankle – Questionable

Chicago Bulls Injury Report

  • Zach LaVine – Foot – Out
  • Alex Caruso – Ankle – Questionable
  • Lonzo Ball – Knee – Out
  • Patrick Williams – Ankle – Probable

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