Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls 5/16/2021 NBA Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls 5/16/2021 – The Milwaukee Bucks are coming to their last match of the regular season with a must-win situation. They will be battling the Chicago Bulls on the road and inside the house that Michael Jordan built at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The tip-off happens at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBC Sports Chicago and Bally Sports WI will be sharing the same feed to NBA League Pass for the online live streaming audience. The Milwaukee Bucks are going in with full force and will win against the Chicago Bulls according to NBA betting lines.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls 5/16/2021
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls 5/16/2021 Betting Odds
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks are currently the third best team in the NBA Eastern Conference and they have a good chance of stealing second place against the Brooklyn Nets. In order to do that, the Nets have to lose their remaining game and the Bucks have to win against the Chicago Bulls. This team is coming in ready to fight in the playoffs enjoying a three-game winning streak and has only lost twice in the last ten matches. Giannis Antetokounmpo has to show up with his MVP form and he should get help from his wingmen, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday, to finish the job early.
Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 61 GP 61 GS 33 MIN 28.1 PTS 1.6 OR 9.4 DR 11 REB 5.9 AST 1.2 STL 1.2 BLK 3.4 TO 2.8 PF 1.7 AST/TO 29.24 PER
K. Middleton SF 68 GP 68 GS 33.4 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.8 OR 5.2 DR 6 REB 5.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 2.4 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.3 PER
J. Holiday PG 59 GP 56 GS 32.3 MIN 17.7 PTS 1.2 OR 3.3 DR 4.5 REB 6.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 1.7 PF 2.8 AST/TO 20.05 PER.
Chicago Bulls Betting
The Chicago Bulls may have been out of playoff contention or even the play-in tournament but they have been using the downtime to polish their young tandem of Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic. They also want to finish strong and give their home fans a glimpse of the future by giving the Milwaukee Bucks a good fight. This will be an interesting matchup but it will take more than those two to win. Coby White and Lauri Markannen need to be threats to spread out the floor. Daniel Theis has to support the interior along with Vucevic and not allow the reigning league MVP to run laps over them.
Players to Watch: Z. LaVine SG 58 GP 58 GS 35.1 MIN 27.4 PTS 0.6 OR 4.4 DR 5 REB 4.9 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 3.5 TO 2.4 PF 1.4 AST/TO 21.63 PER
N. Vucevic C * 26 GP 28 GS 32.6 MIN 21.5 PTS 2.3 OR 9.3 DR 11.5 REB 3.9 AST 0.9 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 2.2 PF 2.4 AST/TO 21.91 PER
C. White PG 68 GP 53 GS 31.3 MIN 15 PTS 0.4 OR 3.7 DR 4.1 REB 4.8 AST 0.5 STL 0.2 BLK 2.2 TO 2.6 PF 2.1 AST/TO 12.01 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls 5/16/2021 Betting Numbers
Milwaukee are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
Chicago are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Axel Toupane SF Oblique is “?” Sunday vs Chicago
Zach LaVine SG Knee is “?” Sunday vs Milwaukee
Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Betting Picks
The Milwaukee Bucks would love to improve their current NBA standing and take every opportunity before going to the playoffs. They should win this game against the Chicago Bulls according to sports betting and will pray to move up the standings.
Moneyline: The Bucks on the road is given an ML of -162 points while the Bulls are at +135 if they pull an upset win.
ATS: It is just five points on the spread for this game with the Bulls getting the +5 while the Bucks are at -5.
TOTALs: The total for both teams to dance on is set at 224.5 points with the Bucks going over and the Bulls are under.
Score Prediction: 116 – 108, Bucks