NBA Bucks vs Nets Spread and Prediction (01-18-20)

In this duel between two teams that would face each other in the first round of the playoffs if the postseason started today, the eighth in the East Brooklyn Nets (18-22), looking to end their current small losing streak, are hosting the first Milwaukee Bucks (37-6), who on the other hand have lost only once in their last eleven games.

Date/Time: 01-18-2020, 18:00 EDT

Spread: Brooklyn Nets +8.5

Total: +232

Brooklyn Nets have an 18-22 record (18-22 against the spread) and are sitting on the 8th place of the East. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost on the road against the Sixers with a 106-117 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Kyrie Irving with 27.2 ppg, adding 5.23rebounds and a team high 6.9 assists per game. He is followed by Spencer Dinwiddie with 22.1 ppg and 6.5 assists per game.

Milwaukee Bucks have a 37-6 record (24-19 against the spread) and are sitting in the first place of the whole league. They have won 10 of their last 11 matches and in their last game they won at home against the Celtics with a 128-123 score, not beating the odds. They are led in scoring by Giannis Antetokounmpo with 30.1 ppg, adding 5.5 assists and a team-best 12.9 rebounds per game. He is followed by Kris Middleton with 19.4 ppg, 3.8 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game.

In their four previous meetings last season the Bucks led the Nets 3-1 wins, winning both road games by an average of 14.5 points. Nets are 11-9 at home, while the Bucks are 17-4 on the road. Bucks are better both offensively, scoring 119.6 ppg to Nets’ 109.6 and defensively, allowing 107.2 ppg to Nets’ 111.4. They also have better percentages both in field goals (47.9% to 44.2%) and in 3-pointers (35.7% to 33.2%). Bucks are better in rebounding (51.7 to 48.6), in assists made (25.7 to 23.6) and in turnovers committed (14.3 to 15.9). Bookmakers give the Bucks a -8.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds against an inferior Nets team.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Pick: Milwaukee Bucks -8.5 (-114)


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