The 27-17 Chicago Bulls will travel to play the 24-19 Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA pro basketball game on Wednesday night. Tip off time from Milwaukee is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by the NBA League Pass Channel.
The point spread in this NBA game has the road team Chicago Bulls favored by -1 ½ points with an over under line of 192 points. There has been no line movement since the odds came out a few hours ago.
The teams have met three times this season Milwaukee winning and covering two of the three games. Each team won and covered in their road games. Trend: Chicago Bulls are 5-1 to the under in their past six games.
The Bulls are 12-6 on the road this season. Chicago heads to Milwaukee with seven wins over their past nine games. They come off the 93-85 home win on Monday night to the Charlotte Bobcats as a -13 point betting favorite. The total came in at under 185 points. Chicago shot nearly 45% with 7 of 18 coming from three. The team survives missing 9 of 25 free throws. They held Charlotte 39.5% shooting. Jimmy Butler off the bench led the Bulls with 19 points on 7 of 10 shooting. With Derrick Rose missing in action with knee surgery recovery the Bulls are 27th in the NBA in points scored with just 93 a game. They are getting by as the number three team in the league in scoring defense by allowing 91 a game.
The Bucks are 12-9 on their home court and will be on a back to back tonight. The team has won two straight and five of their past six games after a 117-90 road win last night against the Detroit Pistons as a -1 ½ point betting favorite. The total came in at over 199 ½ points. Milwaukee shoots nearly 47% from the field and makes 11 of 23 three pointers. They held Detroit to just 40.5% shooting and force 21 Pistons turnovers. Brandon Jennings gave the Bucks needed efficiency on this night as the pours in 30 points and dishes out 6 assists on 11 of 19 shooting. The Bench produces 59 points in the win. Milwaukee is a top eleven team in the league in field goal and three point defense. Their issue on offense is their two leading scorers in Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis both hover around 40% shooting. They need at least one efficient game from the duo but when they both shoot bad Milwaukee has no shot.