Bulls vs. Bucks Prediction
Are the Bulls a good underdog play today when they visit the Bucks at 3:30PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Bucks are now 6.5-point home favorites versus the Bulls after opening as a 6-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 200.5 but has been bet up a full three points to 203.5.
Chicago enters play having dropped seven of its last 10 games and is just 5-5 against the spread during that span. The Bulls having a losing ATS record on the season at 36-37 and are 18-18 against the spread on the road this season. The team has struggled straight up away from Chicago, losing 23 of their 36 road games on the year.
Milwaukee has been excellent of its last 10 games, winning eight of 10 and going 6-4 at the betting window over that span. The Bucks are still just 32-40 against the number on the season, however, including 18-19 ATS at home this year. They're 21-16 straight up at home.
OUR PREDICTION: The Bulls have been a decent play in Milwaukee, covering in 13 of their last 19 games against the Bucks on the road. The Bulls are also 4-1 against the number in their last five games overall, are 4-1 against the spread in their last five conference games, and are a perfect 4-0 at the betting window in their last four games coming off a loss. Despite all of their success of late, the Bucks are still just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games coming off a win.
SUNDAY NBA PREDICTION: CHICAGO BULLS +6.5