At 10:00 ET, the Phoenix Suns (-176) will host the Milwaukee Bucks (+145) in a non-conference matchup. The Suns are currently favored by 4.5 points.

Phoenix (29-21) is 6th in the Western Conference and 3rd in the Pacific Division. Milwaukee (33-17) is 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 2nd in the Central Division. The over/under line for this game is 244.5 points.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS PHOENIX SUNS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Milwaukee Bucks +4.5

This game will be played at Footprint Center at 10:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.

WHY BET THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 124-117 in favor of the Bucks.
  • Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.0% and knocking down 16 threes.

Can Milwaukee Pull Off a Road Win?

The Bucks will look to end a four-game losing streak as the underdog today in Phoenix. Milwaukee has gone 0-4 ATS as the underdog this season and is 1-3 ATS as the underdog on the road.

This season, the Bucks have been the underdog in just four of their 50 games. On average, their games have had an O/U line of 239.8 points compared to today’s line of 244.5. The under is also 4-0 in their last four games.

In their most recent game, the Bucks lost to the Jazz by a score of 123-108. Milwaukee was getting 2 points going into the game for their ATS record. The O/U line for the game was 248.5.

Currently, the Bucks are 3rd in the Eastern Conference with a record of 33-17. In non-conference games, they are 9-5 compared to 24-12 against the East. On the road, the Bucks are 12-12.

Overall, the Bucks are 19-31 ATS this season and 9-15 ATS on the road. Their O/U record for the season is 28-22.

When it comes to scoring, the Bucks are one of the top teams in the league, averaging 123.7 points per game, which is 2nd in the NBA. Interestingly, they have actually scored more points on the road (121.5) than at home (125.6).

So far this season, the Bucks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 76% of their games. In terms of pace, Milwaukee is 2nd in the league at 101.9 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Bucks are 4th in field goal percentage at 49%. Inside the arc, they are one of the best teams in the league, converting 58% of their two-point attempts.

The Bucks’ defense is presently ranked 24th in the league, allowing an average of 119.9 points per contest. Inside the arc, the Bucks defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 54.7% and 34.7% from three-point territory.

Can Phoenix Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

At 25-25-0, the Suns’ over/under record for the season is just slightly below their average over/under line of 231.6. Today’s line of 244.5 is higher than 46 of their previous games.

Phoenix’s O/U record this season is 25-25, and they have gone over the line in three straight games. In their last game against the Wizards, the teams combined for 252 points, easily surpassing the O/U line of 241.

The Suns are 29-21 on the season and have won three straight games at home. In the Western Conference, they are currently in 6th place and are 3rd in the Pacific Division.

Against the spread, Phoenix is 19-30 for the season and 7-17 ATS at home. They have been favored in 37 of their 50 games and have a record of 13-23 vs. the spread as the favorite. The Suns have covered the spread in their last two games as the underdog.

Phoenix’s last game was a 140-112 win over the Wizards. The O/U line for that game was 241, and the Suns were favored by 10.5 points, giving them an ATS win.

At home, the Suns are averaging 116.9 points per game this season (14th). Overall, they rank 12th in scoring at 117.3 points per game. In terms of pace, Phoenix is 23rd in the NBA with 98 possessions per game.

When it comes to shooting, the Suns are one of the league’s best teams. They are 3rd in field goal percentage at 49% and 3rd in true shooting percentage. In terms of three-point shooting, Phoenix is 21st in made threes (12 per game) and 5th in three-point shooting percentage (38%).

So far, the Suns have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 14th in the league at 26.7 per game. Finally, Phoenix is 3rd in free throw attempts and 24th in offensive rebounds.

Coming into the game, the Suns defense has held opposing team’s to fewer points than the league average in 38.0% of their games. Currently, they are 15th in the NBA at 114.6 points per game allowed. Inside the arc, the Suns defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 53.6% and 36.8% from three-point territory.