The Milwaukee Bucks (17-6) host the Sacramento Kings (13-9) on December 7, 2022 at Fiserv Forum. The Bucks are strongly favored, by 6.5 points, in a contest pitting one of the NBA’s strongest defensive squads versus one of the best offensive squads. The Bucks are third in points allowed per contest (107.8), while the Kings are second in points scored (119.6). The over/under for the matchup is 235.5 points.
How to bet Bucks vs. Kings
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Sacramento Kings Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -263 odds to pick up the win, while the Kings are listed at +213 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 235.5 points.
Bucks vs. Kings Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: NBCS
- Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Arena: Fiserv Forum
Bucks vs. Kings Betting Trends
The Bucks are 13-9-1 against the spread this year. Milwaukee has won 16, or 76.2%, of the 21 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Bucks games this year have gone over the point total 45.5% of the time (10 out of 22 games with a set point total).
Against the spread, the Kings are 15-7-0 this season. Sacramento has been the underdog on the moneyline 11 total times this season. Sacramento has gone 4-7 in those games. The Kings have eclipsed the over/under 45.5% of the time this year (10 of 22 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bucks vs. Kings Injury Report
Kings: Terence Davis: Questionable (Back)
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee has a top-five defense this year, ranking third-best in the league with 107.8 points allowed per game. Offensively, it ranks 15th with 112.6 points scored per contest. The Bucks are scoring 116.6 points per game this year in home games, which is 10.3 more points than they’re averaging in away games (106.3). The Bucks have been racking up 114 points per game in their last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly higher than the 112.6 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.
With 13.1 three-pointers per game, Milwaukee ranks seventh in the NBA. It has a 35.1% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 17th in the league. In terms of shot breakdown, the Bucks have taken 58.2% two-pointers (accounting for 68.1% of the team’s buckets) and 41.8% from beyond the arc (31.9%).
What you need to know about the Sacramento Kings
On offense, Sacramento is the second-best squad in the NBA (119.6 points per game). On defense, it is 22nd (115.5 points allowed per game). At home the Kings are scoring 123.3 points per game, 8.1 more than they are averaging away (115.2). Over their past 10 games, the Kings are putting up 123 points per contest, 3.4 more than their season average (119.6).
Sacramento makes 13.5 3-pointers per game and shoots 36.2% from beyond the arc, ranking sixth and 11th, respectively, in the league. The Kings take 42.8% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 31.4% of their made baskets are from there. Inside the arc, they attempt 57.2% of their shots, with 68.6% of their makes coming from there.
Bucks vs. Kings Predictions and Pick
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