Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Bucks versus the Raptors? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on TSN. The game will be played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON. The Bucks are favored in this Eastern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 227 points.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS TORONTO RAPTORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Toronto Raptors +4.5
This game will be played at Scotiabank Arena at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 15th.
WHY BET THE TORONTO RAPTORS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 110-105 in favor of the Raptors.
- Our projections have Pascal Siakam finishing with Pascal Siakam points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Raptors finishing with a field goal percentage of 50.0% and knocking down 11 threes.
Can the Bucks Offense Score Enough on the Road?
Facing the Raptors today, the Bucks look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 6-4. Away from their home court, the Bucks have a 1-3 record this season, in contrast to their 5-1 record at home.
Milwaukee has an ATS record of 1-9 for this season, which includes their current seven game losing streak against the spread. Milwaukee has failed to cover the spread in three straight home games and are 1-5 ATS at home compared to 0-4 on the road.
In their previous game, the Bucks’ offense finished with 118 points, which is right in line with their current average of 115.9 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Bucks have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 8th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 17th in terms of percentage and 10th in three-pointers made.
The Bucks’ defense is presently ranked 24th in the league, allowing an average of 118.3 points per contest.
In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Bucks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 54.2% while allowing 36.3% from downtown.
Will the Raptors Win at Scotiabank Arena?
In their upcoming game against the Bucks, the Raptors can move above .500 with a win, as they are currently 5-5. At this time, the team’s rank is 9th in the Eastern Conference, and they are also 4th in the Atlantic division.
Toronto has an ATS record of 5-5 so far this season which includes their current two game losing streak vs. the spread. On the road, the Raptors have an ATS record of 3-2, as opposed to a 2-3 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their recent matchup, the Raptors offense ended with 111 points against the Wizards. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 4 threes. In terms of offense, the Raptors have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, putting them 22nd in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 28th in percentage and 23rd in three-pointers made.
So far, the Raptors’ defense is ranked 7th in the league at 109.2 points per contest.
Most recently, the Raptors’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 107 points to the Wizards.