Bucks vs. Kings Prediction

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Sacramento Kings, 2/27/19 Predictions & Odds

The Bucks have the best record in basketball and will look to extend their winning streak to six games when they visit the Kings at 10:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday night. Will they also cover the point spread as a 6.5-point favorite?

Game Snapshot

525 Milwaukee Bucks at 526 Sacramento Kings

10:00 p.m. ET, Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA

Our NBA Live Odds page pulls spreads and totals from multiple different online sportsbooks so you can compare betting odds to ensure you’re getting the best line.

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, the Bucks are 6.5-point favorites to beat the Bucks. The total, meanwhile, sits at 235 points and as of this writing, 54% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Bucks to cover the point spread.

Milwaukee Bucks Fantasy Spin

Giannis Antetokounmpo (right knee soreness) is listed as probable for Wednesday vs. the Kings. Coach Mike Budenholzer said that Monday's absence was a maintenance day for their franchise player, so we'd expect Giannis to return to his usual role vs. the Kings. Ersan Ilyasova will head back to the bench if that's the case and may not see many minutes with Nikola Mirotic's role growing.

Sacramento Kings Fantasy Spin

Buddy Hield admitted it was difficult to sit on the sideline late in the fourth quarter of Monday's loss to the Wolves. After tallying 34 points with five rebounds, four assists, one block, one steal and three 3-pointers in 36 minutes on Saturday vs. OKC, Hield had 18 points in 28 minutes on Monday. Kings coach Dave Joerger, who hasn't seen eye-to-eye with Hield at times this season, benched Buddy for the final 5:42 of the fourth quarter. "I’m a competitor. I always want to be on the court," Hield said. "That’s what I do, man. We all make mistakes out there. We aren’t perfect. ... Everybody knows what I can do and everybody knows what I bring to the table. Yeah, it’s hard. I’m not going to lie to you. It’s hard to watch. As a player, you want to be out there, but you’ve still got to respect the guys out there, too."

NBA Betting Trends

Los Angeles

The Clippers are 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games when facing an opponent with a winning record.

Utah

The Jazz have covered the spread in five straight games and are 4-1 against the number in their last five home games.

Prediction

Perhaps Hield will take his benching in the fourth quarter on Monday as motivation to come out and play well tonight. That said, as Rotoworld mentioned in the blurb above, Heild and coach Joerger haven’t always seen eye-to-eye and perhaps the situation is ready to bubble over. The Kings have been competitive of late, winning six of their last 10 games overall but they went 1-3 on their recent road trip, with things coming to a head Monday night in Minnesota. With the “Greek Freak” back tonight for the Bucks, I see them winning relatively comfortably.

Wednesday NBA Prediction: Milwaukee Bucks -6.5

Loading...

NBA Headlines

NBA Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Pacers vs. Warriors Prediction The second game of TNT’s Thursday night double header in the NBA takes place in San Francisco, where the Warriors will host the pacers at 10:00 p.m. ET. Is 216 too...
Thumbnail Suns vs. Mavericks Prediction The TNT NBA double header will start in Dallas on Thursday night when the Mavericks host the Suns at 7:30 p.m. ET. With the Suns laying 3.5 points and the total sitting at...
Thumbnail Grizzlies vs. Bucks Prediction The red-hot Grizzlies will look to take down the Bucks on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will Memphis cover as a 6.5-point road dog or is Milwaukee the better bet as...
Thumbnail Cavs vs. Bulls Prediction The Cavs have struggled to cover in previous meetings with the Bulls but given Chicago’s struggles, is Cleveland the right play tonight when these two teams meet at 8:00...
Thumbnail Pistons vs. Warriors NBA Prediction The Warriors have dropped six of their last 10 games overall but they should pick up a win against the visiting Pistons on Tuesday night at 10:00 p.m. ET. That...