Milwaukee Bucks vs Sacramento Kings NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Milwaukee Bucks vs Sacramento Kings Prediction 3/12/2024

The Milwaukee Bucks (42-23) travel to face off against the Sacramento Kings (36-27) on Tuesday, March 12th. This game will be played at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento and televised on NBCS. The Bucks are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Kings are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Clippers. Tip-off is set for 10:00 ET.

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The Bucks Are Coming Off A Win

The Bucks beat the Clippers in their most recent game, ending with a score of 124-117. The Bucks managed to secure te win, even though they were behind at halftime 62-59.

In their last five games, the Bucks are 3-2 and have an overall record of 42-23. In games against Eastern Conference teams, the Bucks are 29-13 and are 13-10 in non-conference play.

Milwaukee has an overall ATS record of 28-37 for the season so far. In their two most recent home games, Milwaukee has covered the spread and they are 14-18 ATS at home compared to 14-19 on the road.

The Kings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent game, the Kings fell to the Rockets by a score of 112-104. Heading into the second half, the Kings were leading 59-54.

In their last five games, the Kings are 3-2 and have a 36-27 overall record. This season, the Kings are 19-15 on the road and 17-12 at home.

Sacramento has an ATS record of 31-32 for this season, which includes their current two game losing streak against the spread. Sacramento has gone 19-24 against the spread this season when they are the favorites, and they are 12-8 when playing as underdogs.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Milwaukee offense is the 2nd ranked unit in the NBA, at 120.9 points per contest.

This season, the Bucks are one of the top offensive teams in the NBA, averaging 120.9 points per game (2nd). In terms of scoring, they have been better at home (123.0) compared to on the road (118.9).

When it comes to their pace, Milwaukee is 5th in the league at 100.7 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Bucks are 7th in the NBA at 49%.

From beyond the arc, the Bucks are 4th in three-point shooting percentage at 37%. They are also 6th in three-point attempts per game (38.1) and 4th in made free throws per game (19.4).

Kings Offense Breakdown

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The Kings arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 118.2 points per game (8th).

When playing at home, the Kings have been one of the better offensive teams in the league, averaging 120.9 points per game (7th). Overall, they are 8th in the NBA in scoring at 118.2 points per game. In terms of pace, Sacramento is 10th in the league.

One of the biggest reasons for the Kings’ success on offense has been their ability to hit three-pointers. They are 5th in the NBA in three-pointers made per game at 14.3. However, they are just 16th in three-point shooting percentage at 36%.

When it comes to getting to the free-throw line, the Kings are 21st in the league in free-throw attempts. In terms of field goal percentage, Sacramento is 11th at 48%. In terms of two-point shooting, they are 4th in the NBA at 57%.

Bucks Team Defense

So far, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 19th in the league at 117.1 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Bucks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.9% and 35.4% from three-point territory.

Kings Team Defense

Coming into the game, the Kings will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 117.9 points per game (23rd). When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Kings squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 54.5% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 39.5% from downtown.

Key Players For The Bucks And Kings

In today’s game, our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the Bucks with 31 points on 12/19 shooting from the field. This season, he is averaging 30.8 points per game along with 11.2 boards.

On the flip side, our predictions place De’Aaron Fox as the leading scorer for the Kings. We expect him to conclude the game with a team-high 27 while also collecting 4 rebounds. For the season, he has a field goal percentage of 47.2% and is averaging 27 points per contest.

Bucks vs Kings Trends

  • Across the Bucks last ten road games, the team averaged 111 points per game while allowing 111. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • The Kings are 4-1 ATS in their last home games and 4-1 straight-up.
  • Sacramento has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Bucks have an ATS record of 4-1 and a straight up mark of 4-1.

Bucks vs Kings Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Bucks, with a final score of 115-111, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Bucks at -2.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 237, and our model predicts the Bucks and Kings to score a combined 226 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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