The Toronto Raptors (40-41) host the Milwaukee Bucks (58-23) at Scotiabank Arena, tipping off at 1:00 PM ET on Sunday, April 9, 2023. The Bucks are 3.5-point underdogs in the game. The matchup has a 221 point total.
How to bet Raptors vs. Bucks
Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with oddsmakers listing the Raptors as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Raptors have -161 odds to pick up the win, while the Bucks are listed at +136 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 221 points.
Raptors vs. Bucks Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Sunday, April 9, 2023
- Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSW
- Location: Toronto, Ontario
- Arena: Scotiabank Arena
Raptors vs. Bucks Betting Trends
In the Raptors’ 81 games this year, they have 40 wins against the spread. Toronto has won 30, or 61.2%, of the 49 contests in which it was the favorite this year. Raptors games this year have eclipsed the over/under 42 times in 81 opportunities (51.9%).
Against the spread, the Bucks are 42-34-5 this year. Milwaukee has won 26.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (4-11). Bucks games this season have gone over the total in 40 of 81 opportunities (49.4%).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
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Raptors vs. Bucks Injury Report
Bucks: Serge Ibaka: Out (Personal), Giannis Antetokounmpo: Out (Knee), Grayson Allen: Out (Ankle), Jrue Holiday: Out (Rest), Brook Lopez: Out (Rest), Khris Middleton: Out (Knee), Pat Connaughton: Out (Ankle)
What you need to know about the Toronto Raptors
Toronto has been lifted by its defense, as it ranks fifth-best in the NBA by allowing just 111.5 points per game. It ranks 23rd in the league in points scored (112.8 per contest). The Raptors average 114.2 points per game in home games, compared to 111.3 points per game when playing on the road, a difference of 2.9 points per contest. The Raptors have seen a decrease in scoring recently, racking up 111.6 points per game in their last 10 outings, 1.2 points fewer than the 112.8 they’ve scored this season.
It’s been a tough stretch for Toronto in terms of threes, as it is accumulating just 10.7 made threes per game (fifth-worst in NBA) and is making just 33.5% of its attempted three-pointers (third-worst). So far this year, the Raptors have taken 64.9% two-pointers, accounting for 74.3% of the team’s buckets. They have shot 35.1% from beyond the arc (25.7% of the team’s baskets).
What you need to know about the Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee scores 117.1 points per game and allow 113.2, ranking them sixth in the league on offense and 14th on defense. The Bucks score 118.8 points per game at home, and 115.3 on the road. The Bucks have played better offensively over their last 10 games, tallying 123 points per contest, 5.9 more than their season average of 117.1.
Milwaukee is the fourth-best team in the league in 3-pointers made (14.9 per game) and 10th in 3-point percentage (36.8%). In 2022-23, the Bucks have attempted 44.6% percent of their shots from behind the 3-point line, and 55.4% percent from inside it. In terms of makes, 34.8% of the Bucks’ buckets have been 3-pointers, and 65.2% have been 2-pointers.
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