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76ers vs Bucks NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Philadelphia 76ers at Milwaukee Bucks
  • Where: Milwaukee at Fiserv Forum
  • Date: Sunday, April 2nd
  • Betting Odds MIL -5, PHI +165 | MIL -200 O/U 233.5

So far, the 76ers have put together an overall record of 51-26, while going 45-31-1 vs the spread. Philadelphia has posted an average scoring differential of 7.5 points per game across their currrent 2 game win streak.

The 76ers will look to keep things rolling, as they previously beat the Raptors by a score of 117-110. Heading into the game, they were 4 point favorites against the spread, giving them an ATS win. Philadelphia only let the Raptors marginally cut into their 20 point halftime lead. In the win, Joel Embiid led the team in scoring with 25 points on a field goal percentage of 53.8%.

So far, the Bucks have put together an overall record of 55-22, while going 40-31-6 vs the spread. Over the team’s past 3 games, Milwaukee has an overall record of 2-1, including going 0-2-1 against the spread.

In their previous game, the Bucks were favored to win vs the Celtics. However, their 140-99 loss gave them both a straight up and ATS defeat. In the defeat, Milwaukee did not outscore the Celtics in a single quarter. In the loss, Giannis Antetokounmpo led the team in scoring with 24 points on a field goal percentage of 40.7%.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Bucks picked up the win 90-88 win over the 76ers. Heading into the game, Milwaukee was the 4.0 point underdogs, giving them an ATS win. So far this season, the 76ers have a record of 2-1 vs the Bucks. In last year’s head-to-head meetings, the 76ers averaged 116.0 points per game vs Milwaukee, which was an increase over their season-long average. While the 76ers saw a boost in scoring, the Bucks averaged 118.67 points per contest in head-to-head meeting vs Philadelphia. This figure was similar to season-long average. Through the last 5 matchups between the teams, Philadelphia has an ATS mark of 3-2. But, looking at the scoring margin in these games, an average of just 2 points per game separates the teams. A combined average of 226 points per game was achieved in these matchups, leading to an over-under mark of 4-1.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

The 76ers come into today’s game as the 14th ranked scoring offense at 115.2 points per game. One area that the Philadelphia offense is finding success, is their ability to get to the free-throw line. So far, the team is averaging 21.3 made free-throws per contest. If the 76ers offense is going to improve, they could look to play at a faster tempo, as they currently average just 96.9 possession per game. This could benefit the team as they are currently one of the better 3-point shooting units in the NBA.

Defensively, the 76ers are one of the top performing units in the league, giving up 107.33 points per contest (8th).

Center Joel Embiid currently leads the 76ers at 33.0 points per game. For the season, he is 5th in the NBA in usage rate and has taken 24.1% of the team’s field goal attempts. In addition to his scoring, Embiid is averaging 10.2 boards and 4.1 assists per contest. In today’s game, he is facing off against the NBA’s 24th ranked defense at defending centers. Tyrese Maxey enters the game sitting second on the team in scoring. Through 58 games, he is averaging 20.4 and is 104th in the league in player efficiency rating.

The Milwaukee offense will take the floor in today’s game with the league’s 7th ranked offense at 117.0 points per game. The Bucks come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 14.7 made 3’s per game. In addition to their strong outside shooting numbers, the team is playing at one of the fastest paces in the NBA, averaging 100.9 possessions per contest.

On defense, the Bucks will look for some improved play, as they are currently the 19th ranked unit in points allowed per game.

On offense, Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring at 31.1 points per game, placing him 5th in the NBA. Overall, Antetokounmpo has hit 55.0% of his shots while accounting for 22.5% of the team’s looks from the field. In today’s game, he will be working against a defensive unit that is 26th in points allowed to power-fowards. At 19.2 points per game, Jrue Holiday is the 2nd leading scorer for the Bucks. For the season, he is 56th in the league in player efficiency rating, while posting a field goal percentage of 47.5%.

76ers vs Bucks Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: 76ers +5
  • Free Total Prediction: Over 233.5