Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers Prediction 2/25/2024

The Milwaukee Bucks (36-21) travel to face off against the Philadelphia 76ers (33-23) on Sunday, February 25th. This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and televised on ABC. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 1:00 ET.

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The Bucks Are Coming Off A Win

The Bucks took down the Timberwolves in their most recent game with a final score of 112-107. Turning the tide, the Bucks picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 57-51.

With an overall record of 36-21, the Bucks have gone 1-2 in their last three games. In the Eastern Conference, they are 3rd and are also 2nd in the Central division.

Milwaukee comes in with an overall ATS record of 22-35 so far this season. When playing on the road, the Bucks hold an ATS record of 10-17 in contrast to a 12-18 record against the spread when playing at home.

The 76ers Are Coming Off A Win

Tyrese Maxey scored 24 for Philadelphia against the Cavaliers which was the most on the team. His field goal percentage for the game was 44.4%. Cameron Payne also contributed 16 points as the 76ers won by a score of 104-97 vs. the Cavaliers.

Today, the 76ers hope to keep their record above .500 as they take on the Bucks. Currently, their record is 33-23. On the road, the 76ers are 15-11 this season compared to 18-12 at home.

Philadelphia comes in with an overall ATS record of 33-23 so far this season. The 76ers are in the midst of a two game ATS win streak as underdogs, and they come in with a 25-14 record against the spread as favorites.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

The Bucks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 121.8 points per game (2nd).

This season, the Bucks are the 2nd highest-scoring team in the NBA at 121.8 points per game. However, in their last eight games, they have failed to reach their season average. On the road, Milwaukee is averaging 120.2 points per game.

When it comes to pace, the Bucks are 5th in the league at 101.3 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are shooting 49% on the season, which is 5th in the NBA.

From beyond the arc, Milwaukee is 5th in made three-pointers at 14.2 per game. Overall, they are connecting on 37% of their three-point attempts. In terms of two-point shooting, the Bucks are 2nd in the league at 58%.

76ers Offense Breakdown

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The 76ers step onto the court for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring squads, putting up 117.7 points per game (11th).

At home this season, the 76ers are averaging 117.9 points per game, which is 11th in the NBA. Overall, they are 11th in the league in scoring at 117.7 points per game.

Philadelphia has been getting to the free-throw line more than any other team in the league, averaging 26.1 attempts per game. They are also 1st in made free throws at 21.6 per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the 76ers are 23rd in the league in three-point percentage at 36%. In terms of three-point attempts, they are 26th in the NBA.

Bucks Team Defense

At present, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 23rd, allowing 118.6 points per game. In the terms of takeaways, Bucks are causing 12.4 turnovers per game, ranking 11th in the league. They also enter the matchup ranked 16th in rejections, averaging 5.2 blocked shots each game.

76ers Team Defense

On average, the Philadelphia defense is giving up 113.6 points per game (14th). Right now, they are on a 2 game streak of giving up fewer points than their season average. Inside the arc, the 76ers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.9% and 34.9% from three-point territory.

Key Players For The Bucks And 76ers

Our projections for today’s game indicate that Giannis Antetokounmpo will be the primary scorer for the Bucks, with 31 points and going 12/19 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 30.8 points per game, in addition to 11.3 rebounds.

On the other side, Tyrese Maxey is our projected leading scorer for the 76ers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 24 and grabbing 4 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 44.9%, and his scoring average is 25.8 points per game.

Bucks vs 76ers Trends

  • When looking at their past three road matchups, Milwaukee has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 109 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Across their last five home contests, Philadelphia has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 116 points per game.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the 76ers have a straight up record of 2-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Bucks have a strong straight up record of 3-2. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Bucks vs 76ers Prediction

Not only do we have the Bucks winning this one by a score of 130-116, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Bucks at -5.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 233.5, and our model predicts the Bucks and 76ers to score a combined 246 points. We recommend betting on the over.

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