The Milwaukee Bucks (45-17) host the Philadelphia 76ers (40-22) on March 4, 2023 at Fiserv Forum. The Bucks are favorites, by 4.5 points, in a contest featuring two of the league’s strongest defensive squads — the Bucks are fifth (111.2 points conceded per game), and the 76ers are third (110.3). The over/under for the matchup is 232 points.
How to bet Bucks vs. 76ers
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -199 odds to pick up the win, while the 76ers are listed at +166 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 232 points.
Bucks vs. 76ers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ABC
- Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Arena: Fiserv Forum
Bucks vs. 76ers Betting Trends
The Bucks are 35-23-4 against the spread this year. Milwaukee has come away with 41 wins in the 50 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Bucks games this year have hit the over on 29 of 62 set point totals.
The 76ers are 36-26-0 against the spread this year. Philadelphia has been the underdog on the moneyline 18 total times this season. Philly has gone 9-9 in those games. 76ers games this season have gone over the point total 54.8% of the time (34 out of 62 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bucks: Serge Ibaka: Out (Personal), Wesley Matthews: Out (Calf)
76ers: Dewayne Dedmon: Questionable (Hip)
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee owns a top-five defense this season, ranking fifth-best in the league with 111.2 points allowed per game. Offensively, it ranks 10th with 115.3 points scored per contest. The Bucks put up 119.3 points per game when playing at home, compared to 111 points per game in away games, a difference of 8.3 points per contest. In their last 10 games, the Bucks have been scoring 121.6 points per game, an average that’s slightly higher than the 115.3 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.
Milwaukee ranks fourth-best in the NBA by draining 14.6 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage, it ranks 13th in the league at 36.2%. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Bucks have taken 55.4% two-pointers (accounting for 65.2% of the team’s baskets) and 44.6% three-pointers (34.8%).
What you need to know about the Philadelphia 76ers
Philadelphia is 15th in the league in points scored (114.2 per game) and third-best in points conceded (110.3). At home the 76ers are putting up 114.9 points per game, 1.6 more than they are averaging away (113.3). In their previous 10 games, the 76ers are averaging 112.1 points per contest, compared to their season average of 114.2.
Beyond the arc, Philadelphia is 11th in the NBA in 3-pointers made per game (12.6). It is third-best in 3-point percentage at 38.4%. The 76ers attempt 39.2% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 60.8% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 31.2% of the 76ers’ baskets are 3-pointers, and 68.8% are 2-pointers.
Bucks vs. 76ers Predictions and Pick
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