Bucks vs Suns Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Tuesday, March 14, 2023

httpscdn.dataskrive.comapiasset4N5TP2J Betsperts Media & Technology

A matchup featuring one of the NBA’s sharpest shooting teams and one of the best defending against the three-pointer will see the Milwaukee Bucks (49-19) as one-point favorites against the Phoenix Suns (37-31) at Footprint Center on March 14, 2023. The Bucks rank fourth in the league in treys per game (14.9), while the Suns are fifth in threes allowed (11.6). The matchup’s over/under is 231.5.

How to bet Bucks vs. Suns

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Phoenix Suns Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with sportsbooks listing the Bucks as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -121 odds to pick up the win, while the Suns are listed at +101 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 231.5 points.

BetMGM Offer Promo
$1,500 First Bet Offer

Bucks vs. Suns Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: NBA
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Arena: Footprint Center

Bucks vs. Suns Betting Trends

The Bucks have 37 wins against the spread in 68 games this season. Milwaukee has come away with 45 wins in the 55 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Bucks games this year have hit the over 48.5% of the time (33 out of 68 games with a set point total).

The Suns have 35 wins against the spread in 68 games this season. Phoenix has compiled a 9-17 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 34.6% of those games). Suns games this season have gone over the total in 31 of 68 opportunities (45.6%).

FanDuel NBA Promo
Bet $5, Get $200 in bonus bets if your bet WINS!

Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players

Bucks

Bucks Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 53 31.5 11.9 5.5 0.7 0.8 0.8
Jrue Holiday 56 19.5 5.1 7.3 1.2 0.4 2.4
Brook Lopez 67 15.4 6.7 1.3 0.5 2.5 1.9
Bobby Portis 57 13.8 9.7 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.2
Jevon Carter 68 8 2.6 2.4 0.9 0.4 1.7

Suns

Suns Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devin Booker 41 27.8 4.5 5.7 0.9 0.4 2.3
Deandre Ayton 59 18.4 10.2 1.9 0.6 0.8 0.1
Chris Paul 47 13.5 4.3 9.1 1.6 0.4 1.6
Cameron Payne 36 11 2.3 4.7 0.8 0.2 1.5
Damion Lee 68 8.4 3.1 1.4 0.4 0.1 1.5
DraftKings NBA Promo
Bet $5, get $150 in bonus bets!

Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo: Probable (Hand), Goran Dragic: Out (Knee), Serge Ibaka: Out (Personal), Khris Middleton: Out (Injury Management), Wesley Matthews: Probable (Calf), Grayson Allen: Out (Foot)

Suns: Torrey Craig: Probable (Heel), Kevin Durant: Out (Ankle), Landry Shamet: Out (Foot)

What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks

Offensively, Milwaukee is scoring 116.1 points per game (ninth-ranked in league). It is surrendering 112.1 points per contest on defense (sixth-ranked). The Bucks put up 119.6 points per game in home games, compared to 112.7 points per game in road games, a difference of 6.9 points per contest. The Bucks have been scoring 123.7 points per contest in their last 10 appearances, an average that’s much higher than the 116.1 they’ve scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

Milwaukee ranks top-five this year in three-point shooting, ranking fourth-best in the league with 14.9 treys per game. Meanwhile, it ranks 11th with a 36.7% shooting percentage from downtown. When it comes to shot breakdown, the Bucks have taken 55.2% two-pointers (accounting for 64.8% of the team’s baskets) and 44.8% threes (35.2%).

Caesars NBA Promo
$1,000 First Bet on Caesars

What you need to know about the Phoenix Suns

In 2022-23, Phoenix is 19th in the league offensively (113.4 points scored per game) and fourth-best on defense (111.3 points conceded). The Suns are scoring more points at home (114.5 per game) than on the road (112.3). The Suns are tallying 117.5 points per game in their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 113.4.

In 2022-23, Phoenix is 12th in the league in 3-point makes (12.3 per game) and sixth in 3-point percentage (37.6%). The Suns take 63.5% percent of their shots from inside the 3-point line, and 36.5% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 70.6% of the Suns’ buckets are 2-pointers, and 29.4% are 3-pointers.

Our pick to win this game is the Bucks, and we project that Suns will cover the spread (Bucks -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 231.5 points.

Caesars NBA Promo
$1,000 First Bet on Caesars
DraftKings NBA Promo
Bet $5, get $150 in bonus bets!
FanDuel NBA Promo
Bet $5, Get $200 in bonus bets if your bet WINS!
BetMGM NBA Promo
$1,500 First Bet Offer

You can bet on Bucks vs. Suns at every legal online sportsbook. For more NBA odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals as well as NBA prop odds, check out the latest NBA lines as well as our guide to the best NBA betting sites.

And if you wanted to check out how much you could win on a $10 bet if you parlayed today’s Bucks vs. Suns picks, don’t forget to check out our free parlay calculator.

Not sure what a parlay is? Or even how to bet on basketball? Check out our complete guide to sports betting.

WRITTEN BY

Austin Harper

Austin is a co-founders at Betsperts and a devoted father of 2. Born and raised in Atlanta Georgia, Austin is passionate about the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. Austin received his Bachelors of Science from Clemson University and gets back for Clemson football and basketball games every chance he gets!

Deals of the Day

See All