The Milwaukee Bucks (11-4) and the Portland Trail Blazers (10-6) will take the court at Fiserv Forum in a game on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 8:00 PM ET on ROOT. The Bucks are 9.5-point favorites in the game. A 213.5-point over/under is installed for the matchup.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Portland Trail Blazers Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing the Bucks as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Bucks have -445 odds to pick up the win, while the Trail Blazers are listed at +344 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 213.5 points.
Bucks vs. Trail Blazers Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Monday, November 21, 2022
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ROOT
- Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Arena: Fiserv Forum
Bucks vs. Trail Blazers Betting Trends
Against the spread, the Bucks are 10-5-0 this year. Milwaukee has come away with 10 wins in the 13 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season. Bucks games this year have eclipsed the over/under five times in 16 opportunities (31.2%).
The Trail Blazers have played 16 games, with 10 wins against the spread. Portland has a 7-4 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 63.6% of those games). Trail Blazers games this year have hit the over on six of 16 set point totals (37.5%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
Bucks vs. Trail Blazers Injury Report
Bucks: Pat Connaughton: Out (Calf), Wesley Matthews: Out (Hamstring), Khris Middleton: Out (Wrist), Joe Ingles: Out (Acl)
Trail Blazers: Damian Lillard: Questionable (Calf), Keon Johnson: Out (Hip), Olivier Sarr: Out (Wrist), Gary Payton: Out (Abdomen)
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee has been carried by its defense, as it ranks third-best in the NBA by giving up just 106.6 points per game. It ranks 18th in the league in points scored (110.9 per contest). The Bucks score 114.4 points per game when playing at home, compared to 105.7 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 8.7 points per contest. The Bucks’ offense has been less effective over their last 10 games, putting up 109.7 points a contest compared to the 110.9 they’ve averaged this season.
Milwaukee is sinking 13.1 three-pointers per game (seventh-ranked in NBA) this year, while owning a 34.2% three-point percentage (21st-ranked). This season, the Bucks have taken 57.7% two-pointers, accounting for 67.3% of the team’s baskets. They have shot 42.3% from three-point land (32.7% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Portland Trail Blazers
In 2022-23, Portland is 21st in the league offensively (109.9 points scored per game) and sixth on defense (108.3 points conceded). In 2022-23 the Trail Blazers are averaging 8.8 more points per game at home (114.3) than away (105.5). In their last 10 games, the Trail Blazers are averaging 106.6 points per contest, compared to their season average of 109.9.
At 12.2 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 38.4% from beyond the arc, Portland is 12th and sixth in the league, respectively, in those categories. In 2022-23, the Trail Blazers have taken 38.3% percent of their shots from beyond the arc, and 61.7% percent from inside it. In terms of made shots, 31.6% of the Trail Blazers’ baskets have been 3-pointers, and 68.4% have been 2-pointers.
Bucks vs. Trail Blazers Predictions and Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is the Bucks, and we project that Trail Blazers will cover the spread (Bucks -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 213.5 points.
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