Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks in NBA odds tilt
Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The Bucks will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the 76ers in Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday in NBA action.
The 76ers bring a 27-43 record (33-36-1 ATS) to the battle against the 34-35 Bucks, who are 30-38-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Philadelphia go 37-33 so far and the Bucks go 35-34. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
The visitors opened this morning as 1-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark (including 5Dimes), while the total was hovering around 197 at BetOnline and other shops.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The 76ers - Bucks odds would favor the Bucks if the lines were set according to power ranks. Philadelphia is rated No. 23 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Bucks sit at No. 13. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 96-93 win for the Bucks.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Philadelphia's No. 21-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 5-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Philadelphia rates No. 23 in the league with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 with 6.8 per outing.
Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, giving up 99.5 points per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 in the league in scoring at home.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 104-99 loser at home against the Hawks. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (203) was profitable news for OVER bettors. The Bucks endured a 104-99 loss at the hands of the Hawks on Sunday, despite a 20-point effort from Monta Ellis at Bradley Center.
The 76ers were a 107-91 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Jazz. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (198) made winners of OVER bettors. Philadelphia suffered a 107-91 loss against Utah on Monday, getting 19 points from Dorell Wright in a losing effort at EnergySolutions Arena.
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing LA Lakers are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Philadelphia 76ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Utah are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bucks at 76ers trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 14 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 14 games when playing Milwaukee
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee home to LA Lakers, Thursday, March 28
Philadelphia at Cleveland, Friday, March 29