The Milwaukee Bucks will meet the Chicago Bulls in an interesting matchup at the United Center on Friday. The Bulls are the outside looking in of a spot in the play-in tournament. Meanwhile, the Bucks sit comfortably at third place in the Eastern Conference and will look to build momentum leading to the playoffs.
NitroBetting News covers the best NBA matches coming your way, which includes this Bucks vs. Bulls game. This is our chance to see a developing Bulls team come up against one of the hottest teams in the league right now. Find the latest info on both teams along with the latest NBA betting odds, betting trends, and expert betting predictions.
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Bucks vs. Bulls Game Information
Back at it tomorrow in Chicago. 🌧 @Calm— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) April 30, 2021
- When: Friday, April 30, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
- Where: United Center, Chicago, Illinois
- TV: NBA TV / ESPN
- Radio: Newsradio 620 WTMJ (Bucks) / WLS-AM 890 (Bulls)
- Live Stream: NBA League Pass
- NBA Betting Odds: TBA
Why Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks?
Giannis Antetokounmpo has been the driving force of the Bucks since he suited up for the team in 2013. Since the forward’s return from an injury, the Bucks have been dominant offensively, while Jrue Holiday helps anchors things defensively.
In addition, Khris Middleton continues to deliver impressive performances as he contributes on both ends of the court. With a healthy lineup, the Bucks can keep bringing us commanding results and expect them to go full throttle leading to the playoffs.
In this game, we anticipate Giannis Antetokounmpo to take the spotlight with his near 60% shooting this season that produced imposing numbers along the way. In his last game, he led the scoring and rebounds with 29 points and 12 rebounds to his name. He was also 2 assists away from recording another triple-double. Other notable players in this upcoming game include Brook Lopez, Pat Connaughton, and P.J. Tucker.
Why Bet on the Chicago Bulls?
The Bulls made some trade deadline moves but haven’t really been consistently winning games of late. Nevertheless, having Nikola Vucevic in the middle is a huge upgrade for the Bulls, who are averaging 111.3 points per game, which is only 19th in the NBA this season.
Also worth noting is the uncertainty of Zach LaVine’s availability against Milwaukee due to health and safety protocol issues. Chicago’s recent loss to the New York Knicks does not make things easier either, so they will have to dig deep and make the necessary adjustments before tipoff.
With hopes of keeping their playoff dreams alive, we expect this Bulls team to be more ruthless coming into the game, and Nikola Vucevic is the man to watch. The center stepped up for the team to cover for Zach LaVine’s absence. Vucevic recorded 26 points and collected an astonishing 18 rebounds in the loss to the Knicks. His strength in the paint along with his three-point shooting at 48% this season can cause problems for the Bucks.
Bucks vs. Bulls Betting Trends
- The Bucks are 7-3 in their last 10 away games.
- The Bucks are 6-4 against the spread in their last 10 games.
- The totals have gone over 5 times in the Bucks’ last 10 games.
- The Bulls are 5-5 in their last 10 home games.
- The Bulls are 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 games.
- The totals have gone under 8 times in the Bulls’ last 10 home games.
Bucks vs. Bulls Expert Betting Prediction
With homecourt advantage and a Nikola Vucevic in form, the Bulls can make it difficult for the Bucks to pull away. Although the Bucks have the upper hand on paper, the Bulls can still produce surprising scenarios that if their opponents leave some wiggle room.
The Bucks have been in decent form following their win against Charlotte to go with a healthy lineup, which can bother the Bulls’ relatively weaker defense. Nonetheless, this is going to be an exciting match for fans of both teams as well as bettors looking to capitalize on their picks.
*All odds stated are subject to change without prior notice.