The Milwaukee Bucks (26-14) visit the Atlanta Hawks (19-21) at State Farm Arena, tipping off at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. The Hawks are 4.5-point underdogs in the game. The over/under is set as 228.5 points for the outing.
How to bet Bucks vs. Hawks
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Atlanta Hawks 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 -189 odds to pick up the win, while the Hawks are listed at +159 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 228.5 points.
Bucks vs. Hawks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, January 11, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Arena: State Farm Arena
Bucks vs. Hawks Betting Trends
The Bucks have played 40 games, with 21 wins against the spread. Milwaukee has been victorious in 22, or 71%, of the 31 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Bucks games this year have gone over the total in 20 out of 40 opportunities (50%).
In the Hawks’ 40 games this year, they have 16 wins against the spread. Atlanta has compiled a 7-11 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 38.9% of those games). Hawks games this season have gone over the total in 23 of 40 opportunities (57.5%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bucks vs. Hawks Injury Report
Hawks: Clint Capela: Out (Calf)
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee is putting up 112.4 points per game (18th-ranked in NBA) this year, while ceding 111.1 points per contest (eighth-ranked). The Bucks are putting up 117.1 points per game at home. In away games, they are averaging 107.2 points per contest. The Bucks’ offense has been worse over their last 10 games, putting up 110.2 points a contest compared to the 112.4 they’ve averaged this year.
Milwaukee is seventh in the NBA with 13.2 threes per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 19th with a 34.4% shooting percentage from downtown. The Bucks are attempting 51.3 two-pointers per game this year, which account for 57.2% of the shots they’ve attempted (and 67.6% of the team’s baskets). Meanwhile, they are attempting 38.4 treys per contest, which are 42.8% of their shots (and 32.4% of the team’s buckets).
What you need to know about the Atlanta Hawks
On offense Atlanta is the 11th-ranked team in the NBA (115.3 points per game). On defense it is 22nd (116.4 points conceded per game). At home the Hawks are scoring 114.8 points per game, 0.8 fewer points than they are averaging away (115.6). The Hawks are posting 119.3 points per contest in their past 10 games, which is four more than their average for the season (115.3).
Atlanta is the worst team in the league in 3-pointers made (10.3 per game) and fourth-worst in 3-point percentage (33.1%). The Hawks attempt 33.4% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 23.6% of their made shots are from there. Inside the arc, they take 66.6% of their shots, with 76.4% of their makes coming from there.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Bucks, and we predict that Hawks will cover the spread (Bucks -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 228.5 points.
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