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NBA Odds: Bulls vs. Bucks

The Bulls and Bucks have met three times on the hardwood already this season, and the results have been ugly for those betting on Milwaukee or the OVER.

Chicago is 3-0 both SU and ATS against Milwaukee this year, covering twice at home and once as a road favorite. As well, each of those three games ended up as an UNDER result.

View Chicago vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Bucks in this one, they're listed as 5.5-point underdogs on the betting line for the contest. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 177 for Monday.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 15 (Bucks) and the No. 2 (Bulls) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 101-92 result in favor of the Bulls is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 2 in the league with 44.3 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 16 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 19-ranked team at 5.9 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 16 with 6.3 per contest.

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.1 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Chicago was a 99-96 winner at home against the Grizzlies. They failed to cover the 9–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (195) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bulls got 24 points from Derrick Rose as Chicago ran past Memphis 99-96 on Friday at United Center.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 102-96 winner as they battled the Knicks on the road. The Bucks covered in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 198 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Brandon Jennings poured in 37 points for Milwaukee on Friday, as they defeated New York 102-96 at Madison Square Garden.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a win are 9-1

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Charlotte are 5-5
After playing New York are 7-3
After a win are 3-7


A few Bulls at Bucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Chicago is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Milwaukee's last 25 games
Milwaukee is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Chicago

Next up:
Chicago home to Philadelphia, Monday, March 28
Milwaukee at Charlotte, Monday, March 28

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