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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls Predictions and Preview for 4/5/2022

Milwaukee Bucks takes on Chicago Bulls on 4/5/2022 at 08:10 PM.

The Milwaukee Bucks and Chicago Bulls face off in an important game for both teams. Milwaukee Bucks has a record of 48-30 this regular season. Chicago Bulls is 45-33 this regular season. Both have players to meet and know.

Milwaukee Bucks Team Defense Preview




You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 111.8, but relatively speaking it is still a rather average defense. Now that we know what the overall defense looks like, it is time to understand why this defense is the way it is.

They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of their opponents. Their defensive efforts at keeping offenses from getting to the rim should not go unnoticed. There is an inconsistent effort to keeping opponents from scoring at the rim though.

This is not a team that excels at forcing live ball turnovers. Either the personnel or strategy is not there.

Milwaukee Bucks Team Offense Preview




You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 114.8, but relatively speaking it is still a slightly above-average offense. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just an offensive efficiency rating. This is a team that is basically of average tempo.

Their True Shooting Percentage is .579 which is considered to be slightly above average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .546, which is considered to be slightly above average. They attempt .433 of their shots from three point range. They fall right around average in the NBA. They made .367 of their shots from three point range. They are an above average three point shooting team. They made .773 of their shots from the Free Throw Line. They would be considered below average from the charity stripe.

They have an offensive rebounding rate of 23.1% this season. They are a below average rebounding team.

Chicago Bulls Team Defense Preview

You should not have high expectations considering their defensive efficiency is 113.0, but relatively speaking it is still a rather average defense. This analysis would be woefully incomplete without going into further detail aside from just a defensive efficiency rating.

They are an average team when it comes to the shot quality of their opponents. They are not doing enough to stop opponents from scoring at the rim. It is tougher to score at the rim against their defense than much of the NBA.

This is not a team that excels at forcing live ball turnovers. Either the personnel or strategy is not there.

Chicago Bulls Team Offense Preview


You should not have high expectations considering their offensive efficiency is 113.4, but relatively speaking it is still a slightly above-average offense. Now that we know what the overall offense looks like, it is time to understand why this offense is the way it is. This is a team that is basically of average tempo.

Their True Shooting Percentage is .579 which is considered to be slightly above average. Their Effective Field Goal Rate is .541, which is considered to be slightly above average. They attempt .334 of their shots from three point range. The three point shot is just not as important to this offense. They made .368 of their shots from three point range. They are an above average three point shooting team. They made .813 of their shots from the Free Throw Line. They are an above average Free Throw shooting team.

They have an abysmal offensive rebounding rate of 20.2% this season. Offensive rebounding is not their thing, it should be important. They are socially distancing on the offensive glass!

The Milwaukee Bucks Roster

The Players to Watch for Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo 6-11 242 PF

He is an MVP candidate this season and a player you must know.

There is nothing special regarding his shot selection inside the perimeter. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. He is a below average three point shooter. He draws fouls and takes quite a bit of Free Throws. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone. On the offensive glass, he is generally average. Nothing stands out.

Jrue Holiday 6-3 205 PG

He is a positive impactful starter who makes an impact for this team.

He does not attack the rim as much as he should. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He is a bit more of a jump shot oriented player so he does not get fouled as much. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone. He could be a better offensive rebounder, but he has not put it together yet this season.

Khris Middleton 6-7 222 SF

He is an important offensive option on this team this season.

He does not attack the rim as much as he should. There is nothing special regarding his shot selection on the perimeter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. At the Free Throw Line, he is an above average Free Throw shooter.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He does not turn it over more or less than anyone. He could be a better offensive rebounder, but he has not put it together yet this season.

The Chicago Bulls Roster

The Players to Watch for Chicago Bulls

DeMar DeRozan 6-6 220 PF

He is a positive impactful starter who makes an impact for this team.

He does not attack the rim as much as he should. Shooting three point shots is either a rarity or it never happens, he gets his work done in the paint. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He sets up his teammates in an above-average fashion. He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.He could be a better offensive rebounder, but he has not put it together yet this season.

Nikola Vučević 6-10 260 C

He is an important offensive option on this team this season.

He does not attack the rim as much as he should. He is not considered a frequent three point shooter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He is a bit more of a jump shot oriented player so he does not get fouled as much. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He is an average distributor in this offense. He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.On the offensive glass, he is generally average. Nothing stands out.

Zach LaVine 6-5 200 SF

He is a positive impactful starter who makes an impact for this team.

He does not attack the rim as much as he should. There is nothing special regarding his shot selection on the perimeter. In man-to-man defense, playing fairly standard defense against him on the perimeter is advisable. He does not do the things he needs to do to get himself to the Free Throw Line consistently. He is a generally average Free Throw Shooter.

He is an average distributor in this offense. He has done a better job than most protecting the basketball.He could be a better offensive rebounder, but he has not put it together yet this season.

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls Prediction, Picks, and Odds


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