Bucks vs Bulls Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Thursday, February 16, 2023

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The Milwaukee Bucks (40-17) are 7.5-point favorites against the Chicago Bulls (26-32) on February 16, 2023 at United Center. The Bucks are red-hot, having won 11 in a row while going 10-0 over their past 10 games. The over/under for the matchup is set at 229.5 points.

How to bet Bucks vs. Bulls

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bucks as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -341 odds to pick up the win, while the Bulls are listed at +270 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229.5 points.

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Bucks vs. Bulls Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, February 16, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Arena: United Center

Bucks vs. Bulls Betting Trends

The Bucks have 31 wins against the spread in 57 games this season. Milwaukee has won 36, or 80%, of the 45 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Bucks games this year have eclipsed the over/under 46.6% of the time (27 out of 58 games with a set point total).

The Bulls have played 58 games, with 30 wins against the spread. Chicago has won 42.4% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (14-19). Bulls games this season have gone over the total in 24 of 58 opportunities (41.4%).

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Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players


Bucks Leaders
Giannis Antetokounmpo 46 32.5 12.3 5.5 0.8 0.8 0.8
Jrue Holiday 46 19.5 5.2 7.1 1.3 0.4 2.4
Brook Lopez 56 14.2 6.5 1.2 0.5 2.4 1.8
Khris Middleton 17 13.6 3.8 3.9 0.6 0.2 1.4
Grayson Allen 53 10.5 3.4 2.4 0.8 0.2 2


Bulls Leaders
Zach LaVine 54 24.1 4.9 4.1 1 0.2 2.8
Nikola Vucevic 58 17.8 11.4 3.4 0.7 0.8 1.7
Patrick Williams 58 10 4.4 1.3 0.8 0.8 1.4
Ayo Dosunmu 56 9.6 3.1 2.9 0.7 0.4 0.8
Coby White 50 8.8 2.6 2 0.8 0.1 1.7
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Bucks: Pat Connaughton: Out (Calf), Jae Crowder: Out (Conditioning), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Probable (Knee), Bobby Portis: Out (Knee), Serge Ibaka: Out (Personal)

Bulls: Goran Dragic: Out (Knee), Derrick Jones: Out (Adductor), DeMar DeRozan: Out (Thigh), Javonte Green: Out (Knee), Lonzo Ball: Out (Knee)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee is posting 114.9 points per game (11th-ranked in NBA) this year, while allowing 111.8 points per contest (seventh-ranked). The Bucks are scoring 118.9 points per game this year at home, which is 8.1 more points than they’re averaging on the road (110.8). In their last 10 games, the Bucks have been scoring 122.8 points per contest, an average that’s much higher than the 114.9 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Milwaukee is top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.3 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 16th with a 35.9% shooting percentage from beyond the arc. The Bucks have taken 55.8% two-pointers and 44.2% from beyond the arc this year. Of the team’s buckets, 65.8% are two-pointers and 34.2% are threes.

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What you need to know about the Chicago Bulls

Offensively Chicago is the 19th-ranked squad in the NBA (113.3 points per game). Defensively it is 14th (113.4 points allowed per game). In 2022-23 the Bulls are scoring 2.9 more points per game at home (114.8) than away (111.9). The Bulls are posting 108.9 points per game over their previous 10 games, which is 4.4 fewer points than their average for the season (113.3).

In 2022-23 Chicago is worst in the NBA in 3-point makes (10.3 per game) and rank 15th in 3-point percentage (36%). The Bulls take 33.1% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 66.9% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 24.3% of the Bulls’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 75.7% are 2-pointers.

Bucks vs. Bulls Predictions and Pick

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