Warriors host Bucks in basketball action
|Milwaukee Bucks||Golden State Warriors|
|13-55||March 20, 2014, 10:30 | Oracle Arena||43-26|
Oracle Arena will feature Warriors vs. Bucks action on Thursday 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 43-26 so far on the season, and 33-34-2 ATS vs. the number. The Bucks, meanwhile, are 13-55 and 30-37-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Golden State go 26-42-1 and the Bucks go 38-30 on the totals.View Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Warriors installed as -13.5-point Favorite in this particular matchup. The over-under number was listed by most sportsbooks, including Bovada, at 204.5.
The Warriors - Bucks odds would favor the Warriors if the lines were set according to power ranks. Golden State is rated No. 5 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Bucks sit at No. 26. Math models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 97-85 win for the Warriors.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 120-115 loser as they battled the Trail Blazers on the road. The Bucks covered in the match as a 12.5-point underdog, while 235 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee got 24 points from Brandon Knight but lost anyway 120-115 against the Trail Blazers on Tuesday at Moda Center.
Last time out for Golden State, they were a 103-89 winner as they battled the Magic at home. The Warriors covered in the match as a 11.5-point favorite, while 192 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Golden State earned a 103-89 victory over Orlando on Tuesday, getting 23 points from Stephen Curry at Oracle Arena.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Golden State's No. 5-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 25-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Golden State rates No. 5 in the league with 9.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 7.15 per outing.
Milwaukee at Sacramento, Sunday, March 23rd
Golden State home to San Antonio, Saturday, March 22nd