76ers visit Bucks in hoops battle
Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
The 76ers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bucks in Milwaukee at Bradley Center on Wednesday in NBA action.
Milwaukee will face the 22-28 76ers, who own a 23-27 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Bucks are 25-25 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the 76ers are 26-24 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Bucks) and the No. 23 (76ers) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 95-93 result in favor of the Bucks is predicted by handicapping models.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 97.5 PPG, against a 76ers defense that ranks No. 7 at 95.4 PPG. The Bucks field goal percentage has averaged 43.2% so far, less than the 76ers shooters have achieved on the year, 44.2% per game.
Defensively, the 76ers feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, giving up 96.6 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Philadelphia was a 107-90 loser at home against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (197) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Nick Young went off for 29 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Los Angeles defeated Philadelphia, 107-90 at Wells Fargo Center.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 102-90 loser as they battled the Wizards at home. The Bucks failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bucks endured a 102-90 loss at the hands of the Wizards on Monday, despite a 24-point effort from Monta Ellis at Bradley Center.
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing LA Clippers are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Brooklyn are 4-6
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few 76ers at Bucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Philadelphia's last 13 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Milwaukee's last 13 games when playing Philadelphia
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Minnesota, Wednesday, February 20
Milwaukee at Brooklyn, Tuesday, February 19