The efficient offense of the Sacramento Kings (40-26) will face a tough task when they take on the stalwart defense of the Milwaukee Bucks (48-19) on March 13, 2023 at Golden 1 Center. The Bucks are three-point favorites. A 245.5-point over/under has been set in this matchup.
How to bet Bucks vs. Kings
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bucks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -148 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +126 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 245.5 points.
Bucks vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, March 13, 2023
- Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Sacramento, California
- Arena: Golden 1 Center
Bucks vs. Kings Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Bucks are 36-26-5 this season. Milwaukee has been victorious in 44, or 81.5%, of the 54 contests it has been chosen as favorites in this season. Bucks games this year have hit the over on 32 of 66 set point totals.
The Kings are 37-28-1 against the spread this year. Sacramento has been the moneyline underdog 24 total times this season. Sacramento has gone 11-13 in those games. The Kings have hit the over 50% of the time this season (33 of 66 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bucks vs. Kings Injury Report
Kings: KZ Okpala: Out (Knee)
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee is posting 115.9 points per game this season (ninth-ranked in NBA), but it has really played well defensively, surrendering only 111.9 points per game (fifth-best). When playing at home, the Bucks are averaging 7.5 more points per game (119.6) than they are in road games (112.1). The Bucks have seen an uptick in scoring recently, putting up 121.6 points per game in their last 10 contests, 5.7 points more than the 115.9 they’ve scored this season.
Milwaukee ranks top-five this season in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.9 three-pointers per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 11th with a 36.6% shooting percentage from downtown. The Bucks have taken 55.2% two-pointers and 44.8% from three-point land this year. Of the team’s buckets, 64.8% are two-pointers and 35.2% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento is the best squad in the league in points scored (121.2 per game) but fourth-worst in points allowed (118.3). At home, the Kings average 124.2 points per game. Away, they score 118. While the Kings are scoring 121.2 points per game in 2022-23, they have improved that mark in their past 10 games, tallying 130 a contest.
At 13.4 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 37% from downtown, Sacramento is seventh and ninth in the NBA, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Kings have taken 41.5% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 58.5% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 30.7% of the Kings’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 69.3% have been 2-pointers.
Our prediction to win this game is the Bucks, and we expect that Kings will cover the spread (Bucks -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 245.5 points.
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