The Philadelphia 76ers (33-23) will host the Milwaukee Bucks (36-21) in an Eastern Conference matchup. The game will be played at the Wells Fargo Center and will tip off at 1:00 ET. The Bucks are currently favored by 5.5 points, and the over/under line is set at 233.5.

This game will be televised on ABC, and it features two teams that are currently in the top five of the Eastern Conference standings. The Bucks are third in the East, while the 76ers are fifth.


The Pick: Milwaukee Bucks -5.5

This game will be played at Wells Fargo Center at 1:00 ET on Sunday, February 25th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 130-116 in favor of the Bucks.
  • Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.5% and knocking down 15 threes.

Do the Bucks Have What it Takes in Philadelphia?

Today, the Bucks are favored by 5.5 points on the road against the 76ers. This season, Milwaukee has been favored in 50 of their 57 games and has a record of 35-15 as the favorite.

Against the spread, the Bucks are 22-35 on the season and have covered the spread in two straight games as the favorite. On the road, their ATS record is 10-17, while their straight-up road record is 13-14.

In their last game against Minnesota, the Bucks won by a score of 112-107. They were 4-point underdogs going into the game and have now won two straight games as the underdog. The O/U line for that game was 226.5 points.

On the season, the Bucks have an O/U record of 30-27. In their games, the average combined scoring total is 240.5 points, and today’s O/U line is set at 233.5 points.

Milwaukee is currently 3rd in the Eastern Conference with a record of 36-21. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 25-13 and 9-7 against teams in their division.

The Bucks have the second-highest scoring offense in the NBA this season, averaging 121.8 points per game. In terms of scoring on the road, they are third in the league with 120.2 points per game.

So far this season, Milwaukee has outscored the NBA scoring average in 68.4% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are fifth in the league at 49%.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Bucks are seventh in attempts and have connected on 37% of their shots from beyond the arc. In terms of pace, they are fifth in the NBA at 101.3 possessions per game.

Coming into the game, the Bucks’ defense is giving up an average of 118.6 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 63.2% of their games. So far this season, the Bucks’ defense has struggled with fouls, averaging 9th in fouls per contest. On average, opponents are getting to the line 22.6 times per game vs. Milwaukee.

Do the 76ers Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?

The 76ers have won their last two games as underdogs and are 5.5-point underdogs today against the Bucks. As underdogs, the team is 5-12 straight-up and 8-9 against the spread.

On the other hand, the 76ers have lost their last two games against the spread as the favorite. Their ATS record for the season is 33-23, and they are 17-13 ATS at home.

Philadelphia’s O/U record for the season is 31-25, and the under has hit in their last three games. Today’s O/U line is set at 233.5, and their games have averaged 231.2 points per game.

In their most recent game, the 76ers defeated the Cavaliers by a score of 104-97. Philadelphia covered the spread as 2-point underdogs and the game finished with a combined scoring total of 201 points. The O/U line for that game was 226.

The win over Cleveland improved the 76ers’ overall record to 33-23, which is currently 5th in the Eastern Conference. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 22-15 and 5-5 against division opponents.

At home this season, the 76ers are averaging 117.9 points per game (11th in the NBA). Overall, they are 11th in the league in scoring at 117.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Philadelphia is 16th in the NBA at 98.4 possessions per game.

When it comes to two-point shooting, the 76ers are 21st in the NBA at 53%. However, they are one of the top teams in free throw attempts, leading the league at 26.1 per game. In terms of three-point shooting, Philadelphia is 23rd in the NBA at 36%.

So far this season, the 76ers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 55.4% of their games. In terms of assists, Philadelphia is 27th in the NBA with an average of 24.8 per game.

Coming into the game, the 76ers defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 48.2% of their games. Currently, they are 14th in the NBA at 113.6 points per game allowed. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the 76ers defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.9% while allowing 34.9% from downtown.