The Eastern Conference showdown pits the Washington Wizards (17-21) against the Milwaukee Bucks (23-13) on Tuesday night. The Bucks have made a rough patch, with him dropping five of his last six games. On Sunday, they lost to the Wizards in the first game of a row, 118-95. Washington is now on a five-game winning streak. Chris Middleton (knee) is suspect for Milwaukee and Bradley Beal (hamstring) for Washington.
Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 PM at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. The Caesars Sportsbook lists the Bucks as his 8-point favorite in the latest Wizards vs. Bucks odds. Total Points Over/Under is set to 228.5. Before making any Wizards vs. Bucks picks, you should check out NBA predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer models.
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- Wizards vs. Bucks Spread: Bucks -8
- Wizards vs. Bucks Over-Under: 228.5 points
- Wizards vs. Bucks moneyline: Milwaukee -345, Washington +270
- MIL: Bucks are 12-2 ATS in last 14 games on Tuesday
- WAS: Wizards are 5-0 ATS across their last five games
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Why the Bucks Can Cover
Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo is an absolute force on both ends of the floor, able to attack the paint and finish easily in contact. His six-time All-Star selection allows him to defend multiple positions as an effective shot his blocker. Antetokounmpo ranks third in the NBA in scoring (32.1) and rebounding (11.8), and he has 5.1 assists per game. He has recorded at least 40 points and his 20 boards in consecutive games.
Forward Bobby Portis was tough and energetic on the court. Portis is always busy and can free up space on the floor. The Arkansas product averages 14 points, 10.1 rebounds and 49% shooting from the field. Portis recorded a double-double in three straight games, including his January 1, when he tallied 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Why Wizards Has You Covered
Forward Kyle Kuzma is a level 3 scorer who owns a smooth attacking game. Kuzma has great footwork feel and the Utah product is great in transition. The 27-year-old is averaging 21.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. Against Milwaukee on Sunday, Kuzma tallied his 10 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, recording his second triple-double of his career.
Center Kristaps Porzingis is an agile, floor-distance shooting threat and a great rim protector with a knack for blocking shots. His 2015 first-round pick is averaging 22.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game. He has recorded a double-double in four of his last nine games. On Dec. 30, he had 30 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks.
How to make a Wizards vs. Bucks pick
SportsLine’s model leans toward totals, predicting the team will score 230 points. The model also shows that one side of the spread is hit about 60% of the time. Picks are only available at SportsLine.
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