Bucks vs. Wizards Prediction
Are the Milwaukee Bucks a bad bet to cover the point spread versus the Washington Wizards tonight? Tip-off is set for 8:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Washington. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are 4-point home favorites versus the BUcks, who opened as 5-point road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 216 points after hitting the board at that same number.
Who Public Bettors Like: Washington. As of this writing, 85% of the betting tickets are on the Wizards to cover the point spread but that figure will come down so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most accurate and up-to-date information.
Injury Report: Jabari Parker remains out for the Bucks due to a knee injury while Otto Porter Jr. is questionable for the Wizards because of a hip problem. Sheldon McClellan is out with a Achilles injury.
Who We Like: Washington. For whatever reason, the Bucks have not matched up well with the Wizards from a betting standpoint. They're 1-4 against the spread in their last five games versus the Wizards and have failed to cover the spread in five of their last six trips to Washington. The favorite is also 10-3 at the betting window in the last 13 meetings between these two teams.
The Wizards have been a solid bet at home of late, covering four of their last five games in Washington. They're also a perfect 4-0 against the spread in their last four games coming off an ATS loss and are 6-2 at the betting window in their last eight games versus an opponent with a winning record.
SATURDAY NBA PREDICTION: WASHINGTON WIZARDS -4