Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls Prediction, 4/24/2022 Preview and Pick
Game: Milwaukee Bucks vs Chicago Bulls
Date: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Location: United Center in Chicago, IL
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-4)
The Chicago Bulls will compete against the Milwaukee Bucks at United Center on Sunday in Game 4 of their series. The Bucks lead 2-1. Chicago is 4-point dogs. The over/under has been set at 219.
The Bucks took home the win by a score of 111-81 in Game 3. Milwaukee ended the contest with a 47.3% field goal percentage (43 out of 91) and converted 15 out of their 41 3-point shots. From the free throw line, the Bucks knocked down 10 of their 14 shots for a rate of 71.4%. Regarding grabbing boards, they compiled 55 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. They also doled out 27 assists for the game in addition to forcing 2 turnovers and earning 8 steals. Pertaining to defense, Milwaukee allowed their opponent to shoot 39.3% from the floor on 33 out of 84 shooting. Chicago earned 43 assists and had 22 steals for the game. In addition, Chicago pulled down 38 boards (5 offensive, 33 defensive) and earned 6 blocks. Chicago finished the contest at 60.0% at the charity stripe by making 6 of 10 tries. They also knocked down 9 out of their 34 attempts from 3-point land. With respect to personal fouls, the Bucks finished with 15 while the Bulls finished the game with 13 personal fouls.
Grayson Allen is someone who was a contributor in this contest. He notched 22 points on 8 out of 12 shooting. He played for 25 mins played and also snagged 6 boards. Allen walked away from this one shooting 66.7% from the field but didn't record an assist.
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Milwaukee steps onto the court with a win-loss record of 51-31 on the season. They are losing possession via turnover 13.4 times per contest and as a team are committing 18.2 fouls every game. As a team, Milwaukee is grabbing 46.7 rebounds per game and is sitting with 1,960 dimes for the campaign, which has them ranked 18th in the league in terms of passing the rock. The Bucks are hitting 36.6% on 3-pointers (1,153 of 3,151) and 77.6% from the free throw line. They have an average of 115.5 points per contest (3rd in the league) while going 46.8% from the field.
Defensively, the Bucks are able to force 13.0 turnovers every game while drawing 19.7 fouls. They are ranked 25th in the NBA in allowing assists to the opposition with 2,122 relinquished on the season. The Bucks defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 45.6% (3,391 of 7,431) and they concede 44.1 boards per game as a team. They are relinquishing 35.6% on shots from downtown while they are 19th in basketball in points per game allowed (112.1).
In their Game 3 loss, the Bulls snagged 38 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive boards totaling 43 for the matchup. They turned the ball over 13 times, while earning 5 steals in this game. The Bucks committed 9 personal fouls for the game which took the Bulls to the charity stripe for a total of 10 attempts. They were able to bury 6 of them for a clip of 60.0%. In terms of three-point attempts, Chicago buried 9 out of their 34 tries (26.5%). When all was said and done, the Bulls finished 33 for 84 from the floor which gave them a rate of 39.3%. The Bulls allowed the Bucks to convert 43 of their 91 tries from the floor which had them shooting 47.3% in the game. They finished shooting 36.6% from 3-point land by shooting 15 of 41 and walked away from this one shooting 10 of 14 from the free throw line (71.4%). With respect to how they attacked the glass, Chicago permitted Milwaukee to get 46 in all (9 offensive).
Nikola Vucevic ended up being a major contributor for the Bulls for this contest. He buried 8 of 17 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 47.1%, and accumulated 6 rebounds. Vucevic earned 19 points in his 30 minutes of playing time and earned 3 assists for the matchup.
Chicago has a win-loss record of 46-36 on the campaign. The Bulls have committed 18.8 personal fouls every game while shooting 81.3% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 23.9 times per contest (19th in the league) and they cough up possession 12.8 times per contest. Chicago has scored 9,152 points on the campaign (111.6 per contest) and they pull in 42.3 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Bulls are shooting 48.0% from the field, which ranks them 3rd in the NBA.
The Chicago defense gives up 36.6% on shots from 3-point land (960 of 2,620) and opponents are converting on 79.5% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 25.0 dimes and 43.2 total rebounds per game, which ranks 17th and 9th in the NBA. The Bulls on the defensive side of the court are 17th in the NBA in points allowed per contest with 112.0. They have forced 13.1 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 47.4% from the field (26th in the league).
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Chicago (+4)
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