Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls NBA Parlay 11/18/2019
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
TV: NBC Sports Chicago
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee -7
United Center is the venue where Zach Lavine and the Chicago Bulls (4-9, 4th in the Central Division) will take on the Milwaukee Bucks (9-3, 1st in the Central Division) on Monday. The line on this contest has Milwaukee as 7 point favorites. The total opens at 231.5.
The Bucks cover the spread 50.0% of the time, having gone 6-6-0 ATS. Chicago is covering 46.2% of the time, going 6-7-0 against the spread.
Key Milwaukee Bucks Injuries
11/11/2019 Khris Middleton SF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Dec 4
Key Chicago Bulls Injuries
11/16/2019 Jr SF Foot Expected to be out until at least Dec 1
11/12/2019 Cristiano Felicio PF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Dec 21
Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.1 points per contest in 32.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 6.5 assists per game and 14.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 58% for the season while his free throw percentage is 63%. Eric Bledsoe comes into this game averaging 17.0 points per contest while playing 27.0 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Lauri Markkanen averages 14.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 84%. Zach Lavine scores 21.6 points per contest while playing 32.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 4.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bucks allow 109.7 points per contest which is 15th in the NBA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 2nd and 26th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 48.1 rebounds a game which ranks 26th, and they allow 23.2 assists per game which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 17th in the NBA. Milwaukee averages 118.8 points per contest, which is 1st in the league. Their average scoring margin is 9.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 4th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 21st in the NBA. They average 52.5 boards per contest and 23.9 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 16th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 18th with 15.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls give up 111.0 points per game, which ranks them 18th in the league. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 20th and 7th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.2 dimes allowed per game and 28th with 49.5 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 30th in the league in forcing turnovers with 19.2 per contest. Chicago is 20th in the NBA with 107.7 points per contest this season. They are 28th in the league in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -3.3. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 24th in the league. They are 23rd in the NBA in rebounding with 43.9 boards per contest and 21st in assists per game with 22.5. The Bulls are 16th in turnovers per contest with 15.7.
The Bucks are 7th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.2, and their defensive rating of 101.8 is ranked 4th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 106.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 3rd. As a team they are 5th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 2nd in the league. Milwaukee is 18th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 26th in the league.
Chicago is 17th in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 14th in the league. The Bulls are 26th in the NBA in offensive rating with 103.8, and their defensive rating of 107 is ranked 14th. In terms of pace they are 9th in the league with 103.8 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 26th. As a team they are 27th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 11th in the league.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Milwaukee -7 and over 231.5 total points
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