The Milwaukee Bucks (2-0) host the Brooklyn Nets (0-3) at Fiserv Forum, starting at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The Nets are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 231 point total.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Bucks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -166 odds to pick up the win, while the Nets are listed at +139 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 231 points.
Bucks vs. Nets Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, October 26, 2022
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN
- Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Arena: Fiserv Forum
Bucks vs. Nets Betting Trends
The Bucks had 39 wins in 82 games against the spread last year. Milwaukee was the moneyline favorite 66 total times last season. It went 45-21 in those games. The Bucks had 43 of their 82 games go over the point total last season.
The Nets were 34-47-1 against the spread last season. Brooklyn won 10, or 37%, of the 27 games it played as underdogs last season. Last year, 41 of the Nets’ 82 games went over the point total.
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bucks vs. Nets Injury Report
Bucks: Pat Connaughton: Out (Calf), Khris Middleton: Out (Wrist), Joe Ingles: Out (Acl)
Nets: Markieff Morris: Out (Personal), Seth Curry: Out (Ankle), TJ Warren: Out (Foot)
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee was the third-best squad in the NBA in points scored (115.5 per game) and 18th in points allowed (112.1) last season. On offense, the Bucks posted 115.3 points per game at home, compared to 115.7 points per game in away games.
Milwaukee was the fourth-best team in the NBA in 3-pointers made (14.1 per game) and fifth-best in 3-point percentage (36.6%) last year. The Bucks attempted 57.0% of their shots from inside the arc, and 43.0% from beyond it last season. In terms of makes, 66.4% of the Bucks’ buckets were 2-pointers, and 33.6% were 3-pointers.
What you need to know about the Brooklyn Nets
With 112.9 points per game on offense, Brooklyn ranked ninth in the NBA last year. On defense, it allowed 112.1 points per contest, which ranked 18th in the league. The Nets scored 110.4 points per game at home last season, and 115.4 away.
With 11.5 treys per game, Brooklyn was 23rd in the NBA. It had a 36.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranked 10th in the league. Of the shots attempted by the Nets last season, 64.2% of them were two-pointers (72.7% of the team’s made baskets) and 35.8% were threes (27.3%).
Bucks vs. Nets Predictions and Pick
Our prediction to win this game is the Bucks, and we expect that Bucks will cover the spread (Bucks -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 231 points.
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