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NBA: Washington Wizards vs Bucks Prediction 11/24/2023

The Washington Wizards (2-12) travel to face off against the Milwaukee Bucks (10-5) on Friday, November 24th. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Fiserv Forum and televised on BSW. Both the Wizards and Bucks will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

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The Wizards Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

In their most recent matchup, the Wizards conveyed a message to the Hornets with a score of 117-114. Despite the loss in the game, the Wizards managed to cover the spread as +4 point underdogs. Considering the over/under, the total of 231 points fell short of the set over/under line of 241.5.

So far this season, the Wizards have a record of just 2-12, as they look to pick up a win over the Bucks. The team currently sits 14th in the Eastern Conference and 5th place in the Southeast division.

Washington has an overall ATS record of 6-8 as they come into today’s game. When playing on the road, the Wizards hold an ATS record of 5-3 in contrast to a 1-5 record against the spread when playing at home.

The Bucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Bucks is coming off a loss to the Celtics in their latest game, ending with a score of 119-116. The Bucks turned the game around and came out on top, despite being in a trailing position at halftime with 67-53.

Facing the Wizards today, the Bucks look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 10-5. In their 15 games, the Bucks have achieved a 9-5 record in games against Eastern Conference teams, and they have a 1-0 record in non-conference play.

Milwaukee comes in with an overall ATS record of 6-9 so far this season. On the road, the Bucks have an ATS record of 4-4 compared to a 2-5 record vs. the spread at home.

Wizards Offense Breakdownwashington wizards

Today, the Wizards enter the game as one of the NBA’s top-scoring teams, averaging 115.1 points per game (10th). Coming into today’s game, the Wizards will be looking to improve their 3-point shooting numbers, as they are averaging just 12.1 made 3’s per game. Washington appears to be a candidate to have some offensive regression as not only are they a below average outside shooting unit, but they are generating free-throws at a rate below the NBA average.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Milwaukee is averaging 120.5 points per contest. This figure places them 4th in the league. In terms of pace, the Bucks are one of the top units in the NBA, averaging 100.7 possessions per game. Thus far, the team’s faced paced style of play has helped their overall numbers, as they are currently the 7th team in made field goals per contest.

Wizards Team Defense

As they prepare for the upcoming game, the Wizards is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 123.9 points per game (29th).

Washington’s defense is currently forcing 13.5 turnovers per game, which is 15th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 19th in blocked shots, with an average of 4.8 rejections per game.

Bucks Team Defense

So far, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 23rd in the league at 117.8 points per contest.

On two point field goal attempts, the Bucks’ defensive unit is allowing a field goal percentage of 55.2% and allowing 34.8% from beyond the arc.

Key Players For The Wizards And Bucks

In today’s game, we anticipate Kyle Kuzma leading the scoring for the Wizards, contributing 16 points while shooting 6/13 from the field. For the season, he has been averaging 23.7 points per game, in addition to 5.9 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Giannis Antetokounmpo to be the top scorer for the Bucks. Our projection has him finishing the game with 19, and he is expected to secure 8 rebounds. Throughout the season, he has maintained a 60.1% field goal shooting rate and is averaging 29.6 points per game.

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  • Through their last ten road games, Washington has an ATS record of just 6-4. However, their overall record was 1-9 while averaging 115 points per game.
  • The Bucks are 3-0 ATS in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • The last five games that Washington was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • Milwaukee has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 5-0 SU and 5-0 ATS in their last five games.

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +13, the Wizards is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 247 and our model has the Wizards and Bucks finishing with a combined 213 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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