The Chicago Bulls continue their NBA betting playoff push on Tuesday as they host the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bulls have won five of their last seven and are within striking range of Toronto for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. This game against the Bucks figures to be a good one as the three previous games between the two teams this season have been decided by three points or less.
Bulls are listed as 6.5 -point favorite with a total of 188 at SBG Global.
Milwaukee has played a number of close games this season. In fact, they have played in a league-high 19 games decided by three points or less but they are just 7-12 in those games. This is the first matchup between the Bucks and Bulls since the three-player trade in mid-February that sent John Salmons to Chicago for Hakim Warrick and Joe Alexander.
This is the fourth and final time these two teams will meet this season. The Bucks have won two of the previous three with the home team winning all three games. Since the 2003-04 NBA betting season, Chicago has gone a combined 17-6 against Milwaukee including 10-1 at the United Center.
Here are the NBA betting stats for Tuesday’s game. The Bucks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Central Division. The Bucks are 22-7 against the spread in their last 29 road games. The Bucks are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Tuesday games. The Bucks are 39-17-1 ATS in their last 57 games overall. The Bucks are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings against the Bulls.
The Bulls are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Bulls are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Bulls are 19-7-1 ATS in their last 27 vs. the Central.
The Under is 9-2 in the Bucks last 11 vs. the Central. The Over is 3-1-1 in the Bucks last 5 overall. The Under is 6-1 in the Bulls last 7 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Under is 5-1 in the Bulls last 6 home games. The Under is 7-2 in the Bulls last 9 overall. The Over is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Chicago between the two teams.