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Milwaukee Bucks at Chicago Bulls Betting Pick

The Milwaukee Bucks are at the Chicago Bulls in a Central Divisional showdown on Friday. The Milwaukee Bucks are 39-21 on the season, and tied for second in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks have won four straight games, including a road win at Charlotte on Thursday. The Bucks have caught Cleveland atop the Central, and for second in the East.

For the Chicago Bulls, they needed two overtimes, but they were able to down Cleveland at home on Wednesday. The Bulls are now 28-31. Chicago sits 9th in the Eastern Conference standings, and fourth in the Central Division.The Milwaukee Bucks are -4 on the road at Chicago here. The total is listed at 223 points.

Bucks Looking to Make it Five in a Row

Plenty of talk about Damian Lillard lately, but in the end, the guy is getting the job done. The former Trail Blazers star has scored 21 or more points in five straight games. The last time he did not was February 13th against Miami. In the win over the Hornets, he scored 23 points and ripped down 9 rebounds in just 24 minutes played.

Giannis Antetokonumpo is also having a monster season for Milwaulee. He has scored 23 or more in seven straight games. His back to back double digit rebounds against the Timberwolves and 76ers moved him to 11.2 per game. He is questionable for this game with a nagging knee injury.

Milwaukee will host the Clippers on Monday, and then head out for four straight road games at the Warriors, Lakers, Clippers and Kings.

Bulls Seeking Second Straight

In the win on Wednesday, DeMar DeRozan scored 35 points, and ripped down 10 rebounds. The Bulls needed him to come back from three down in the fourth quarter to send it to overtime, and eventually win the game. DeRozan on the season is now up to 22.9 points per game, to lead the team.

Coby White has put together a fine season in the absence of Zach LaVine. White is scoring 19.3 points per game, and dishing out 5.3 assists. Nikola Vucevic is scoring 17.9 points, and averaging nearly 11 rebounds for Chicago as well.

The Bulls following this game will head out on the road. Chicago is on the road for four straight games. The first is in Sacramento, followed by stops at the Jazz, Warriors and Clippers. The next home game for the Bulls is March 11 against the Mavericks.

Bucks Top Bulls

In the end, the Milwaukee Bucks are the better team here. If the Bucks stay healthy, they have the best chance to contend with the Boston Celtics for the Eastern Conference title. The Bucks are starting to play better basketball, and they are going to win this game.

Sure, it is the second of back to back games, but that’s no problem for a contending team. The Bucks win this game. Take Milwaukee -4 over the Chicago Bulls on Friday!

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