The Milwaukee Bucks (51-31) are looking good to protect homecourt as they host the Chicago Bulls (46-36) in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first round playoff series at the Fiserv Forum in Wisconsin on Wednesday. In today’s game, the Bucks are 10-point favorites against the Bulls. See more predictions in the Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks odds and picks in FBR’s NBA Predictions series.
BEST ODDS TO BET ON:
- Underdogs: Bulls +10 (-110)
- Bulls vs Bucks Over/Under: 225 points
The Bulls (43-39-1 ATS) went 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games against the Bucks and are 1-5 SU in their last six. The total has gone OVER in five of Chicago’s last seven matches, even as the Bulls are 0-5 SU in their last five contests against an opponent in the Eastern Conference.
The Bucks (39-44 ATS) are 12-1 SU in their last 13 matches against an opponent in the Eastern Conference and are 2-5 ATS in their last seven outings, even as the total has gone UNDER in four of Milwaukee’s last five contests when playing at home against Chicago. Milwaukee took Game 1, 93-86, to win four of its last five games dating back to the final stretch of the regular season.
Chicago hopes to get more scoring from All-Star DeMar DeRozan, who came away with 18 points, eight rebounds and six assists in Game 1. The Bulls will also need to get better production from Zach Lavine (18 points and 10 rebounds) while big man Nikola Vucevic (24 points, 17 rebounds) must be more aggressive in defending MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo (27 points, 16 rebounds) to steal one game in Milwaukee before returning home for Game 3.
Final Predictions and Picks:
- Spread — 115 Milwaukee Bucks – 100 Chicago Bulls
- Over/Under — OVER 225 points
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