Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks in NBA odds tilt
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Odds
Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Wednesday when the Bulls try to run the Bucks off the court at United Center in pro hoops action.
The Bulls sit at 19-13 (12-20 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Bucks are currently 17-16 (16-16-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Chicago is 12-20 OU, and Milwaukee is 15-18 OU. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Bettors looking to side with the Bulls in this one found them as 6-point favorites earlier at , while the total had been sitting in the area of 186.5 at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Bulls, currently No. 9 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Bucks, who rate No. 15 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 96-94 victory for the Bulls.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Chicago's No. 9-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 10-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Chicago rates No. 30 in the league with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 26 with 6 per outing.
Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, giving up 95.9 points per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 in the league in scoring at home.
The Bucks were a 108-99 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Suns. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (207) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bucks got a 29-point performance from Brandon Jennings as Milwaukee ran past Phoenix 108-99 on Tuesday at Bradley Center.
The Bulls were a 118-92 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cavaliers. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score (210) made winners of OVER bettors. Chicago cruised to victory on Monday, running Cleveland out of the gym and running up a 118-92 score at United Center.
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Phoenix are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing New York are 8-2
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Bucks at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chicago
Milwaukee is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Chicago is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
Chicago is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chicago's last 12 games at home
Milwaukee home to Detroit, Friday, January 11
Chicago at New York, Friday, January 11