Milwaukee Bucks (48-30, 3rd in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (45-33, 5th in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bulls -4
Bottom Line: DeMar DeRozan and Giannis Antetokounmpo meet when Chicago hosts Milwaukee. DeRozan is ranked sixth in the NBA with an average of 28.0 points per game and Antetokounmpo is third in the league with an average of 30.1 points per game.
The Bulls went 29-20 against the Eastern Conference teams. Chicago ranks fifth in the Eastern Conference scoring 111.7 points while shooting 48.0% from the field.
The Bucks are 10-3 against the rest of their teams. Milwaukee is the Eastern District leader with 46.7 rebounds per game led by Antetokounmpo with an average of 11.6.
The teams are playing for the fourth time this season. At the last meeting on March 23, the Bucks won 126-98, 27 points ahead of Puppy Holiday, while Nikola Vucevic scored 22 points for the Bulls.
Top Players: DeRozan averages 28 points, 5.3 rebounds, and five assists for the Bulls. Zach LaVine is averaging 25.1 points and 3.4 rebounds while shooting 45.2% over Chicago’s last 10 games.
Antetokounmpo shoots 55.4% at an average of 30.1 points for the Bucks. Vacation averages 2.5 three-pointers over Milwaukee’s last 10 games.
Last 10 games: Bulls: 4-6, averaging 108.5 points, 39.1 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 6.8 steals and 2.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% of the playing field. Their opponents averaged 115.9 points per game.
Bucks: 6-4, averaging 118.2 points, 45.9 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 7.3 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.7% from the field. Their opponents averaged 120.8 points.
Injuries: Bulls: Lonzo Ball: Outside (knee).
Bucks: DeAndre’ Bembry: Out for the season (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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