Bucks vs. 76ers Pick
Which struggling NBA team will grab a win today when the Milwaukee Bucks go on the road to face the Philadelphia 76ers at 7PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Bucks are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -4.5 points against the 76ers. The over/under total for the game is listed at 212.5 points. Philadelphia has won both meetings with the Bucks this year, both in Milwaukee. The 76ers have covered the spread in three straight against the Bucks.
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Milwaukee has actually won back-to-back games to move to 28-33 on the season. The Bucks currently sit 1.5 games out of the Eastern Conference playoff race. Milwaukee is 25-36 against the spread this season and just 10-18 ATS on the road. The Bucks both score and allow 105.1 points per game this season. On the road, the offense produces just 102.4 points per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading the team with 23.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. Greg Monroe is adding 11.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.
Philly is coming off a 136-106 loss at home to the Pistons for its fourth loss in five games. The 76ers are 23-39 overall this season and just 15-18 at home. The 76ers have done well covering though, going 38-24 ATS on the season and 23-10 ATS at home. Injuries have piled up on Philly this season. Robert Covington is the active team leader with 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game while Dario Saric adds 11.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per contest.
The 76ers are coming off a bad loss at home and just don’t have the horses to compete with most teams. Even Jahlil Okafor is battling a knee injury, leaving the team without much in the paint. The Bucks actually have something to play for right now and need these wins if they want to make the playoffs. The Greek Freak is the best player on the floor by a large margin tonight, so look for him to carry the team to a rare road cover.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BUCKS -4.5