Chicago Bulls welcome Milwaukee Bucks at the United Center in Chicago on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 6:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks, such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks: Match Details
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022
Time: 6:00 AM IST OR 7:30 PM ET (March 4)
Location: United Center, Chicago
Chicago Bulls have been in decent form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (WWLLL). However, they are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Milwaukee Bucks have been in good form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won thrice, losing two times (WLLWW). They also are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
The Bulls currently sit in third place in the Eastern Conference. While the Bucks are positioned just below them, in fourth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on January 21, 2022 and it ended in a 94-90 win for the Bucks in Milwaukee. This will be their second meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Chicago Bulls– DeMar DeRozan
DeMar DeRozan has been the standout player for Chicago this season.
DeRozan is fourth in the NBA in terms of points per game (28.2) and second in Chicago for Assists per game (5.0), behind only Lonzo Ball (5.1).
Chicago’s leader in Steals is also DeRozan with 0.9 per game.
Milwaukee Bucks– Giannis Antetokounmpo
The momentum from featuring in the All-Star game could see Giannis raise his level even higher.
Giannis is second in the NBA in terms of points per game (29.3), behind only Joel Embiid (29.8) of Philadelphia.
The rebounding and blocks leader for the Bucks this season is also Antetokounmpo, who accumulates 11.5 rebounds and 1.4 rejections per game respectively.
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks: Key Points
- Chicago is 24-9 at home while Bucks are 16-13 away.
- Milwaukee has won 13 of their last 14 regular season matches against the Chicago Bulls.
- In their most recent match, DeMar DeRozan (35 points) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (30 points) led the scoring for their respective teams.
- The 113.7 points per game the Bucks average are just 3.2 more points than the Bulls allow (110.5).
- Currently, Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee has the highest PER (player efficiency rating) in the history of the NBA.
Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks: Match Prediction
This one could be a coin toss. Chicago have a great home record, while Milwaukee dominates the head-to-head and have a better recent form. Oddsmakers are very marginally favoring Milwaukee Bucks because Chicago fails to show up against teams over .500, going only 19-17.
Predicted Winner: Milwaukee Bucks
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Disclaimer: All our picks are based on an in-depth analysis of the stats between two playing teams. Please use these stats/teams as a reference for preparing your own teams.