Eastern Conference leader Milwaukee and Chicago face off
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Bulls face the Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks.
The Bulls are 9-13 in Eastern Conference games. Chicago is 6-16 when opponents win the rebound battle and averages 43.9 rebounds per game.
The Bucks are 9-0 in division play. Milwaukee is 13-2 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 14.8 turnovers per game.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bulls: 5-5, averaging 106.1 points, 45 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 10.6 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 44.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 100.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting.
Bucks: 8-2, averaging 117.8 points, 50.4 rebounds, 26.5 assists, 9.1 steals and 6.4 blocks per game while shooting 48.7 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.6 points on 41.9 percent shooting.
Bucks: Eric Bledsoe: out (leg), Giannis Antetokounmpo: day to day (back).