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March 9, 10:30 PM | Oracle Arena

Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors Odds

30-29TEAM RECORD35-28

Oracle Arena will feature Warriors vs. Bucks action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NBA action.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Warriors are 35-28 so far on the season, and 31-30-2 ATS vs. the number. The Bucks, meanwhile, are 30-29 and 27-31-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 38-24-1 and the Bucks go 30-29 on the totals.

View Milwaukee vs Golden State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back the visiting Bucks before tip-off in this one found them as 4.5-point underdogs earlier at Bovada, while the total was sitting at 213 at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Warriors at No. 6 and the Bucks at No. 13 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 100-99 result in favor of the Warriors.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Golden State's No. 8-ranked offense, averaging 100.8 PPG, against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 19 at 99.5 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 45.3% so far, more than the Bucks shooters have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.

Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 14-rated defense on the road, giving up 99 points per game. Golden State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 117-101 loser as they battled the Clippers on the road. The Bucks failed to cover in the match as a 10-point underdog, while 218 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Bucks got 22 points from Monta Ellis, but it was Los Angeles that prevailed in a 117-101 final on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.

Last time out for Golden State, they were a 94-88 loser as they battled the Rockets at home. The Warriors failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite, while 182 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State suffered a 94-88 loss against Houston on Friday, getting 24 points from Stephen Curry in a losing effort at Oracle Arena.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Sacramento are 3-7
After playing LA Clippers are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Golden State Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing New York are 6-4
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Bucks at Warriors trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Golden State
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Golden State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
Golden State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Golden State's last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Golden State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Golden State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Sacramento, Sunday, March 10
Golden State home to New York, Monday, March 11

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