Chicago Bulls at Milwaukee Bucks odds, picks and predictions

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The Milwaukee Bucks (44-27) host the Chicago Bulls (42-29) Tuesday at the Fiserv Forum for an 8 p.m. ET tip-off. Below, we look at the Bulls vs. Bucks odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.

Chicago snapped a 3-game losing skid Monday night by storming past the Toronto Raptors at home 113-99, covering as 4-point favorites. The Bulls are 5-13 against the spread (ATS) as road underdogs, but 7-6-1 ATS on zero rest days.

Milwaukee lost 129-119 loss at the Minnesota Timberwolves Saturday, but in the last two weeks the Bucks are 4-2 straight up (SU) and ATS. Milwaukee is 12-20 ATS as home favorites and 10-11 ATS when playing with a rest advantage.

The Bucks are 2-0 SU and 1-1 ATS versus the Bulls this season and the total is 0-2 Over/Under (O/U).

Bulls at Bucks odds, spread and lines

Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 12:08 p.m. ET.

  • Money line (ML): Bulls +230 (bet $100 to win $230) | Bucks -300 (bet $300 to win $100)
  • Against the spread: Bulls +6.5 (-105) | Bucks -6.5 (-120)
  • Over/Under: 233.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)

Bulls at Bucks key injuries

Bulls

  • PG Lonzo Ball (knee) out

Bucks

  • SF Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) probable

Bulls at Bucks odds, lines, picks and predictions

Prediction

Bucks 116, Bulls 114

Money line

PASS  because the Bulls (+230) have gotten crushed by elite teams this season and the Bucks (-300) are ranked eighth in non-garbage time net rating, according to CleaningTheGlass.com (CTG).

For instance, Chicago is 1-11 SU on the road versus teams in the top-10 of efficiency differential with a minus-14.8 non-garbage time net rating (ranked 27th), per CTG. Plus, Milwaukee is 9-1 SU in the last 10 versus Chicago.

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Author: Lucy Green