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NBA Best Bets, Nov. 30: Chicago Bulls vs Milwaukee Bucks

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Vaughn Dalzell breaks down how to bet on the second meeting between the Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls.

Bucks (-8.5) at Bulls: O/U 229.0

In the Bulls’ 124-97 loss to the Celtics on Tuesday, Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, and Nikola Vucevic all looked checked out with a combined 29 points on 12-of-34 from the field (35.2%) and 1-of-8 from deep (12.5%).

Chicago has not scored more than 109 points in nine straight games and the offense has posted the fourth-worst net rating in that span.

The Bulls average 107.2 points per game at home, which is third-worst. However, the team total is set at 110.5 here as the home underdog.

The last time these two teams met in Milwaukee, the Bucks won 118-109, but despite Chicago being home, I don’t think the Bulls score more points this time around.

LaVine, DeRozan, and Alex Caruso are all questionable ahead of this game. I have my doubts all three guys play, especially LaVine after he went 1-of-9 from the field for two points against Boston.

The Bulls rank 23rd or worst in field goal percentage (44.5%), three-point percentage (34.3%), assists (22.3 apg), rebounds (41.8 rpg), pace, and offensive net rating (108.4). Milwaukee hasn’t been the best defensive team in the league, but I believe they hold Chicago in check.

I grabbed Chicago’s Team Total Under 110.5 at -115 odds. I would go down to 108.5 on this. Chicago is 8-2 to the Under 110.5 points (80%) during regulation in home games this season and 16-3 overall to the Under this year (84.2%).

Pick: Bulls Team Total Under 110.5 (1u)

Season Record: 14-4 (77.7%) +10.35 units

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