The Milwaukee Bucks (-976) are favored by 13.5 points over the Washington Wizards (+630) in a 7:00 ET Eastern Conference matchup. The over/under line is 228.5.

This game will be played at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. and can be seen on MNMT.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS WASHINGTON WIZARDS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Washington Wizards +13.5

This game will be played at Capital One Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, April 2nd.

WHY BET THE WASHINGTON WIZARDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 118-109 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 50.0% and knocking down 14 threes.

Do the Bucks Have What it Takes in Washington?

Milwaukee is 33-41 ATS this season and 16-21 ATS on the road. As the favorite, they are 28-34 ATS and have gone 2-5 ATS as the favorite in their last two games. The Bucks are favored by 13.5 points today and have gone 44-18 as the favorite this season.

On the road, the Bucks have an average scoring margin of -0.1 points per game. They are 18-19 straight-up on the road. In Eastern Conference play, they are 32-14 and 10-7 against other teams in the Central Division.

For the season, the Bucks are 37-37 on the over/under and have gone 51-23 on the O/U compared to today’s line of 228.5. In their last game against the Hawks, the teams combined for 235 points, surpassing the O/U line of 222.5.

Currently, the Bucks are 2nd in the Eastern Conference with a record of 47-27. In their last game, they defeated the Hawks by a score of 122-113. Milwaukee was favored by 4.5 points in that game, giving them the ATS win.

When it comes to scoring, the Bucks are one of the most prolific offenses in the NBA, averaging 120.4 points per game (4th). They have been even better on the road, scoring 117.8 points per game (6th).

One of the keys to Milwaukee’s success on offense has been their ability to get to the free-throw line. They lead the league in free throw attempts per game (24.6) and are 3rd in made free throws (19).

So far this season, the Bucks have outscored the NBA scoring average in 66.2% of their games. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 7th in the league at 49%.

So far, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 21st in the league at 116.8 points per contest. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Bucks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.8% while allowing 35.6% from downtown.

Is a Home Win Possible for Washington?

Washington is looking to snap a three-game losing streak today against the Bucks. In their last game, they lost to the Heat by a score of 119-107. The Wizards were 11-point underdogs in that game.

As the underdog, Washington has a scoring differential of -10.2 points per game this season. They are 12-56 as the underdog and 32-35 against the spread. Today, they are 13.5-point underdogs.

On average, Washington’s games have seen a combined scoring total of 236.2 points, which is higher than today’s O/U line of 228.5. This season, the Wizards have gone 37-38 on the over/under.

The Wizards are currently 14th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 14-61. Against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 10-38 and 4-23 against non-conference opponents.

This season, Washington has an ATS record of 33-41, including going 11-25 ATS at home. In their last two games, they have failed to cover the spread at home.

At home this season, the Wizards are averaging 112.4 points per game, which is 22nd in the NBA. Overall, they are 17th in scoring at 113.3 points per game. In terms of pace, Washington is the fastest team in the league.

When it comes to shooting, the Wizards are 17th in field goal percentage at 46%. They are also 29th in three-point shooting percentage, hitting just 34% of their attempts from beyond the arc.

So far this season, Washington has made an average of 15.4 free throws per game, which is 28th in the league. In terms of offensive rebounding, the Wizards are 26th in the NBA.

Coming into the game, the Wizards’ defense is giving up an average of 123.0 points per game. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA league average in 68.0% of their games. The Washington defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 49.8% of their field goal attempts vs. Washington.