3 Best NBA Prop Bets Today for Bucks vs. Bulls (DeMar DeRozan, Giannis Antetokounmpo Primed for Big Games)

DeMar DeRozan and the Bulls face a critical test against the Bucks today
DeMar DeRozan and the Bulls face a critical test against the Bucks today / Mitchell Layton/GettyImages

With just a handful of games left in the regular season, the 45-33 Chicago Bulls host the 48-30 Milwaukee Bucks tonight at 8:00 p.m. EST.

WynnBET Sportsbook has the Bucks favored by five and BetSided's Ben Heisler has you covered with a preview for the game.

I agree with Ben that Chicago is going to do everything it can to avoid the play-in tournament, but there's also a few prop bets that stand out as values.

Using the odds from WynnBET, let's jump into the best prop bets for today's marquee matchup:

3 Best Prop Bets for Bucks vs. Bulls

Nikola Vucevic 2+ 3-Pointers (+100)

No team gives up more 3-point shots than Milwaukee. Bucks' opponents average 40.5 3-point attempts per game, and Vucevic will be used on the perimeter in hopes of stretching out Milwaukee's defense to give Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan space in the lane.

When these teams played last month, Vucevic went 4/5 from beyond the arc. I'm expecting a similar game and love getting plus money on this prop.

DeMar DeRozan OVER 27.5 Points (-115)

If Ben is right that Chicago is going to empty the tank, that means we'll see a healthy dose of DeRozan. He shot just 6-for-18 from the floor in a 26-point effort against Miami in his last game, but prior to that had scored 50, 32 and 37.

The Bucks' defense ranks 23rd in rating over the last 15 games, so DeRozan should be able to exploit them. In such a critical game, I expect DeMar to clear 30 points.

Giannis Antetokounmpo OVER 12.5 Rebounds (-125)

Giannis averaged 12.8 rebounds per game in March and snagged 17 when these teams played a few weeks ago. Chicago ranks 26th leaguewide in rebound percentage and 28th in effective field goal percentage over its last 15 games, so Giannis will have plenty of chances to snag missed shots.

I love getting this prop down at 12.5 and think the Bucks' star clears this prop easily.

Follow all of Joe Summers' betting picks here.