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Milwaukee faces Chicago on 4-game win streak

Milwaukee Bucks (39-21, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (28-31, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

Chicago; Friday, 10 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Bucks -3.5; over/under is 222.5

BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee will try to extend its four-game win streak with a victory against Chicago.

The Bulls are 4-8 against the rest of their division. Chicago is 1-6 in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Bucks are 9-7 against the rest of their division. Milwaukee is second in the NBA scoring 121.6 points per game while shooting 49.4%.

The Bulls are shooting 46.4% from the field this season, 0.6 percentage points lower than the 47.0% the Bucks allow to opponents. The Bucks are shooting 49.4% from the field, 2.4% higher than the 47.0% the Bulls' opponents have shot this season.

The teams square off for the fourth time this season. The Bucks won the last meeting 133-129 in overtime on Dec. 12. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points to help lead the Bucks to the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nikola Vucevic is shooting 47.4% and averaging 17.9 points for the Bulls. DeMar DeRozan is averaging 27.1 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.

Antetokounmpo is averaging 30.6 points, 11.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists for the Bucks. Malik Beasley is averaging 4.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bulls: 5-5, averaging 116.4 points, 47.8 rebounds, 25.0 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 46.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 116.7 points per game.

Bucks: 6-4, averaging 111.5 points, 45.4 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 8.2 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.7 points.

INJURIES: Bulls: Torrey Craig: out (knee), Zach LaVine: out for season (ankle), Patrick Williams: out for season (foot), Alex Caruso: day to day (hamstring), Lonzo Ball: out for season (knee).

Bucks: Khris Middleton: day to day (ankle).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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