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Milwaukee Bucks vs Sacramento Kings Odds
The Kings will hit the floor running against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Bucks will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 28-31-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Kings are 28-35-1 ATS. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). Milwaukee is 30-30 on the totals; Sacramento is 38-25-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Kings, currently No. 29 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Bucks, who rate No. 13 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 100-94 victory for the Bucks.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Sacramento's No. 26-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Sacramento rates No. 14 in the league with 7.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 6.7 per outing.
Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 12-rated defense on the road, giving up 98.8 points per game. Sacramento, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 103-93 winner on the road against the Warriors. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (196) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. The Bucks got a 31-point performance from Brandon Jennings as Milwaukee handed Golden State a 103-93 defeat on Saturday at Oracle Arena.
Sacramento won its last outing, a 121-112 result against the Suns on March 8. The Kings covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite, while the 233 combined points took the game OVER the total. Sacramento got 27 points from Isaiah Thomas en route to a 121-112 victory over Phoenix on Friday at Power Balance Pavilion.
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Dallas are 7-3
After playing Golden State are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Sacramento Kings Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Chicago are 4-6
After playing Phoenix are 1-9
After a win are 3-7
A few Bucks at Kings trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Sacramento
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Sacramento
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Sacramento's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Sacramento's last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Sacramento's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Sacramento is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee home to Dallas, Tuesday, March 12
Sacramento home to Chicago, Wednesday, March 13