Bucks vs. Wizards Prediction
Will Monday's matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards turn into a high-scoring game for bettors? Tip-off is set for 2:00 p.m. ET.
Who Oddsmakers Like: Washington. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Wizards are 5-point home favorites to top the Bucks today. Milwaukee opened as a 5.5-point road dog but the line was bet down a half-point. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 214.5 after hitting the board at 216.
Who Public Bettors Like: Washington. As of Monday morning, 59% of betting tickets were on the Wizards to cover the point spread but 58% of the money was on the Bucks.
Injury Report: Jabari Parker is still out for the Bucks due to a knee injury while Mirza Teletovic (lungs) will also miss today's game. Sheldon Mac (Achilles, out) is the only player listed on the Wizards' injury report.
Who We Like: Milwaukee. The Bucks have covered four straight point spreads when they're on the road and playing an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. Milwaukee is also 12-3-1 at the betting window in its last 16 games when playing on zero rest.
On the other side, the Wizards have not covered the spread in five straight games and four straight at home. They're also 0-5 at the betting window in their last five games after allowing 100 points or more in their previous contest and are 1-4 against the number in their last five games when playing on only one day of rest.
MONDAY NBA PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BUCKS +5