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Milwaukee BucksWashington Wizards
March 8, 7:00 PM | Verizon Center

Milwaukee Bucks vs Washington Wizards Odds

23-38TEAM RECORD16-46

A key NBA battle sees the visiting Bucks travelling to Washington Tuesday to face the Wizards on Tuesday.

The Wizards sport records of 16-46 and 23-39 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Bucks sit at 23-38 and 28-32-1 ATS on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 27-33-2 for the Wizards and 22-39 for the Bucks.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wizards at No. 28 and the Bucks at No. 16 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 95-89 result in favor of the Bucks.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Washington's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 96.9 PPG, against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 4 at 92.9 PPG. The Wizards field goal percentage has averaged 44.2% so far, more than the Bucks shooters have achieved on the year, 42.3% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bucks own the league's No. 6-rated mark, allowing 96 points per game when on the road. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in home scoring.

In their last action, Milwaukee was an 89-83 loser at home against the Celtics. They covered the 7–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (172) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee suffered an 89-83 loss against Boston on Sunday, getting 23 points from Brandon Jennings in a losing effort at Bradley Center.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 113-102 loser as they battled the Pistons on the road. The Wizards failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog, while 215 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Washington got 24 points from John Wall but lost anyway 113-102 against the Pistons on Sunday at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Washington Wizards Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing LA Clippers are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Bucks at Wizards trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Washington
Milwaukee is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Washington's last 12 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Cleveland, Wednesday, March 9
Washington home to LA Clippers, Saturday, March 12

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