Don’t miss out on the NBA showdown between the Bucks and Wizards. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on MNMT, and it’s hosted by the Wizards at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Get ready to place your bets! The Bucks are favored in this Eastern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 245 points.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS WASHINGTON WIZARDS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Washington Wizards +9
This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 107-106 in favor of the Bucks.
- Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.
- From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 49.4% and knocking down 14 threes.
Will the Bucks Come Through as Road Favorites?
Facing the Wizards today, the Bucks look to maintain their record above .500, which currently stands at 9-4. The team currently sits 3rd in the Eastern Conference and 1st place in the Central division.
Milwaukee’s ATS record is currently below .500 at 4-9 for the season. On the road, the Bucks have an ATS record of 2-4, as opposed to a 2-5 record against the spread when playing at home.
In their latest game, Milwaukee’s offense looked good, scoring 132 points against the Mavericks. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 52.1% and made 17/20 free throws. On the offensive front, the Bucks have a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, ranking 4th in the NBA. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 5th in terms of percentage and 6th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Bucks’ defense is giving up an average of 116.8 points per contest.
When it comes to forced turnovers, the Bucks are forcing 13.6 per game, which is 13th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 15th in blocked shots at 5.2 per game.
Do the Wizards Stand a Chance at Home?
So far this season, the Wizards have a record of just 2-10, as they look to pick up a win over the Bucks. Throughout their 12 games, the Wizards have posted a 1-9 record against Eastern Conference opponents, while going 1-1 in non-conference matchups.
Washington arrives with an ATS record of 5-7 for the season up to this point. When playing on the road, the Wizards hold an ATS record of 4-3 in contrast to a 1-4 record against the spread when playing at home.
In contrast to their season average of 114.1 points per game, the Wizards had a below average performance. They scored 99 points against the Knicks and had a field goal percentage of 45.1%. Coming into the game, the Wizards offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 35%. On average, they get up 35.3 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 15.8 made free-throws.
Coming into the game, the Wizards will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 122.9 points per game (28th).
For the season, Washington is ranked 17th in fewest fouls per game. Team’s are averaging 22.2 free-throws per game vs. the Wizards and have an overall field goal percentage of 49.8%.