NBA odds preview - Bulls vs. Bucks

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Jan 30, 8:00 PM | Bradley Center

Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

27-17TEAM RECORD24-19

Milwaukee looks to cover the Bucks-Bulls pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 24-19 mark when they host Chicago in NBA action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Bucks currently sports a record of 24-19, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 23-19-1 ATS. The Bulls are 27-17 and 17-27 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bucks post a 22-21 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bulls have gone 17-27 against the number.

View Chicago vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Bulls were listed as 1.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks (including Sportsbook.ag), with the total listed at 192.5 earlier in the day (check BetOnline for updates during the day).

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Bucks and the No. 8-ranked Bulls, according to the NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring formulas run on this game indicate a potential 97-95 result in favor of the Bulls.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulls rank No. 6 in the league with 44 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 7 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 6.6 per game, while the Bulls rate No. 29 with 4.8 per contest.

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.7 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 in the league in scoring at home.

The Bulls were a 93-85 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Bobcats. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites, while the total score (178) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Bulls got 19 points from Jimmy Butler as Chicago ran past Charlotte 93-85 on Monday at United Center.

The Bucks were a 117-90 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pistons. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (207) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bucks blew out Detroit on Tuesday, running up the score in a 117-90 win at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Chicago Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Brooklyn are 9-1
After playing Charlotte are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing New York are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Bulls at Bucks trends to consider:
Chicago is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chicago's last 6 games
Chicago is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chicago is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing Chicago

Next up:
Chicago at Brooklyn, Friday, February 1
Milwaukee at New York, Friday, February 1

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