Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/21/2022 NBA Picks and Prediction
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/21/2022 – The shorthanded Chicago Bulls just snapped their losing skid and hope to rise up again in the standings. They are going on the road to compete against the defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks, this coming Friday, January 21. The game will be held at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The live television coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. and it will be seen at Bally Sports WI. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. According to NBA betting lines, the Chicago Bulls will be sent back to earth by the Milwaukee Bucks.
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/21/2022
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/21/2022 Betting Odds
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls were on a four-game losing streak and they managed to sneak in a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in their most recent game with the final score settling at 117-104. This team is still holding on to the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference with a record of 28-14 but a loss would mean that the Miami Heat will take over their spot. During their most recent matchup, DeMar DeRozan led the team in scoring with 30 points along with seven assists and two blocks. Nikola Vucevic tallied a double-double of 24 points and 12 boards as both players tried to hold the fort while Zach LaVine and Lonzo Ball were down with injuries.
Players to watch: D. DeRozan SF 40 GP 40 GS 34.7 MIN 25.7 PTS 0.8 OR 4.2 DR 5 REB 4.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 2.3 PF 2.2 AST/TO 22.50 PER
Z. LaVine SG 38 GP 38 GS 34 MIN 24.9 PTS 0.3 OR 4.4 DR 4.8 REB 4.2 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 1.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 21.09 PER
N. Vucevic C 36 GP 36 GS 33.1 MIN 16.3 PTS 2 OR 9.2 DR 11.1 REB 3.5 AST 1.1 STL 1.2 BLK 1.5 TO 2.1 PF 2.3 AST/TO 17.97 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks avoided getting into a losing streak after defeating the young Memphis Grizzlies by a dozen points, 126-114. This team improved their record to 28-19 and are placed 4th in the NBA Eastern Conference just behind the Brooklyn Nets. The former MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo provided the team with 33 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists and two steals. Not far behind was Kris Middleton who tallied 27 points, seven assists and seven rebounds. Scoring 14 points each were George Hill and Bobby Portis while Pat Connaughton rounded out the double-digit scorers with 13 points.
Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 38 GP 38 GS 32.6 MIN 28.6 PTS 1.8 OR 9.4 DR 11.3 REB 6.1 AST 1 STL 1.5 BLK 3.5 TO 3.3 PF 1.7 AST/TO 31.16 PER
K. Middleton SF 35 GP 35 GS 31.8 MIN 19.8 PTS 0.6 OR 4.9 DR 5.5 REB 5.3 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 3.3 TO 2.3 PF 1.6 AST/TO 18.55 PER
J. Holiday PG 34 GP 32 GS 32.8 MIN 18.1 PTS 0.9 OR 3.7 DR 4.6 REB 6.6 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.8 TO 1.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 19.88 PER.
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/21/2022 Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago’s last 5 games.
Milwaukee are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
Zach LaVine SG Knee is out indefinitely
Brook Lopez C Back is out indefinitely
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks
With no Lonzo Ball and Zach LaVine, the Chicago Bulls are very much in trouble in this matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks as seen in the best online sportsbook. The Bucks should win with the total going over while the spread will not be covered.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Bulls for this game is at +375 while the Bucks at home are -500.
ATS: A very wide 10.5 points is on the spread with the Bulls on the +10.5 while the Bucks are sitting on -10.5.
TOTALs: 228 points is the total pegged for this game with the Bucks going under and the Bulls are over.
Score Prediction: 119 – 112, Bucks