Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls NBA Playoffs Game 1 Betting Tips and Best Bets

by | Apr 13, 2022

Bucks vs. Bulls Betting Picks & Predictions

Odds are against DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls (46-36, ), who are a 10-point underdog when they hit the court against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (51-31, ) on April 17, 2022. The matchup has a point total of 228.5. Find more below on the Bucks vs. Bulls betting line, injury report, head-to-head stats, best bets and more.

Bucks vs. Bulls Betting Line

Bucks vs Bulls Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Bucks -10 228.5 -110 -110 -518 387

Bucks vs. Bulls Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, April 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Arena: Fiserv Forum

Computer Predictions for Bucks vs. Bulls

Computer picks for Bucks vs Bulls
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Under (228.5) Bulls 117 Bucks 109

Bucks vs. Bulls Betting Trends

  • Milwaukee was 33-37-0 against the spread last season.
  • As 10-point favorites or greater, the Bucks went 11-7 against the spread last year.
  • There were 40 Milwaukee games (out of 72) that hit the over last season.
  • Milwaukee Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 28.1 points and 11.0 rebounds per game last year — both team highs. He also posted 5.9 assists, shooting 56.9% from the field and 30.3% from beyond the arc with 1.1 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Khris Middleton put up 20.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.4 assists per contest last season, shooting 47.6% from the field and 41.4% from downtown with 2.2 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Jrue Holiday averaged a team-best 6.1 assists per game last year. He also posted 17.7 points and 4.5 rebounds, shooting 50.3% from the field and 39.2% from beyond the arc with 1.9 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Brook Lopez put up 12.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest last season. At the other end, he averaged 0.6 steals and 1.5 blocks (eighth in NBA).
  • Bobby Portis put up 11.4 points, 7.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest last year. Defensively, he put up 0.8 steals and 0.4 blocks.
  • Milwaukee Bucks Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 46.8 11
    Opp. Field Goal % 45.6 11
    Rebounds Per Game 46.7 2
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 44.1 15
    Turnovers Per Game 12.7 11
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 12.4 23

    Bulls vs. Bucks Betting Trends

  • Chicago has 42 wins in 82 games against the spread this season.
  • Chicago has seen 41 of its 82 games go over the point total.
  • Chicago Bulls Leaders

  • DeMar DeRozan’s points (27.9 per game) and assists (4.9 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Bulls’ leaderboards.
  • Nikola Vucevic is at the top of the Chicago rebounding leaderboard with 11.0 rebounds per game. He also scores 17.6 points and tacks on 3.2 assists per game.
  • Vucevic is at the top of the Chicago steals and blocks leaderboards with 1.0 steal per game and 1.0 block per game.
  • Chicago Bulls Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 48.0 3
    Opp. Field Goal % 47.4 26
    Rebounds Per Game 42.3 28
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 43.2 9
    Turnovers Per Game 12.1 5
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 12.4 23

    Bucks and Bulls Injury Report

    Bucks: Khris Middleton: Day To Day (Wrist), Bobby Portis: Day To Day (Shoulder), Grayson Allen: Day To Day (Hip), George Hill: Day To Day (Abdominal), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Day To Day (Knee), Luca Vildoza: Day To Day (Coach’s Decision), Serge Ibaka: Day To Day (Illness)
      Bulls: Alex Caruso: Day To Day (Back), Coby White: Day To Day (Toe), Matt Thomas: Day To Day (Leg), Lonzo Ball: Out For Season (Knee)

    Betting Tips for Bucks vs. Bulls

    After taking a look at all of the key stats and trends for this matchup, our best bet against the spread is Bulls (+10). Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 228.5 points, with the teams finishing with a final score of Bucks 117, Bulls 109 when all is said and done.

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