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Suns vs Bucks Betting Matchup Report

Milwaukee BucksPhoenix Suns
Jan 8, 8:00 PM | US Airways Center

Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Odds


Phoenix looks to cover the Suns-Bucks pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 3-4 mark when they host Milwaukee in NBA action.

The Suns currently sports a record of 3-4, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-3 ATS. The Bucks are 2-5 and 2-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Suns post a 1-5-1 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bucks have gone 2-4-1 against the number.

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Betting Line:
Oddsmakers opened the Suns as 7-point favorites in this matchup, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting at 187.5.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new Power Rankings at Odds Shark, it's the No. 2-rated Suns and the No. 30-rated Bucks in this matchup. Predictive computer formulas point to a 93-91 win for the Suns on Sunday.

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Phoenix's No. 10-rated squad against Milwaukee's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Phoenix rates No. 18 in the league with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 20 with 5.7 per outing.

Defensively, the Bucks feature the league's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 93.4 points per game. Phoenix, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

In their last action, Milwaukee was a 92-86 loser on the road against the Clippers. They covered the 10–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (178) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee suffered a 92-86 loss against Los Angeles on Saturday, getting 21 points from Brandon Jennings in a losing effort at STAPLES Center.

Phoenix won its last outing, a 102-77 result against the Trail Blazers on January 6. The Suns covered in that game as a 2-point underdog, while the 179 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Portland was run off the court by the Suns on Friday as Phoenix blasted the Trail Blazers 102-77 at US Airways Center.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing San Antonio are 4-6
After playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

Phoenix Suns Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Lakers are 6-4
After playing Portland are 8-2
After a win are 2-8

A few Bucks at Suns trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing on the road against Phoenix
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Milwaukee's last 15 games when playing Phoenix
Milwaukee is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Phoenix
Phoenix is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Phoenix is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Phoenix's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games

Next up:
Milwaukee home to San Antonio, Tuesday, January 10
Phoenix at LA Lakers, Tuesday, January 10