The Milwaukee Bucks (45-17) host the Philadelphia 76ers (40-22) in a conference tilt on Saturday night. This will be the third and final regular season matchup between these clubs, with each team picking up a win thus far. On Nov. 18, Philadelphia beat Milwaukee 110-102. The Bucks, currently riding a 16-game winning streak, sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, meanwhile, the Sixers are currently the third seed.
Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. Caesars Sportsbook lists Milwaukee as the 4.5-point favorite in the latest 76ers vs. Bucks odds. The over/under for total points is set at 231.5. Before making any Bucks vs. 76ers picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Sixers vs. Bucks and just locked in its picks and NBA predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Bucks vs. Sixers:
- 76ers vs. Bucks spread: Milwaukee -4.5
- 76ers vs. Bucks over/under: 231.5 points
- 76ers vs. Bucks money line: Milwaukee -195, Philadelphia +162
- PHI: 76ers are 7-2 ATS in their last nine Saturday games
- MIL: Bucks are 4-0 ATS in their last four after allowing 100 points or more in their previous game
- 76ers vs. Bucks money line: See picks at SportsLine
Why the Bucks can cover
Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to be a powerhouse on both ends of the floor. Antetokounmpo has the strength to barrel his way to the rack and pile up rebounds with ease. The seven-time All-Star selection is fourth in the NBA in points (31.3) and second in rebounds (12). Antetokounmpo is also fifth in the league in double-doubles (36). On Feb. 28, he totaled 33 points and 15 boards.
Guard Jrue Holiday has been a two-way presence for a number of years. Holiday has excellent footwork and play recognition skills to play commanding defense on the perimeter. The 32-year-old owns the jumper to knock shots down consistently. Holiday is 10th in the NBA in assists (7.2) with 19.8 points and 5.1 rebounds. He put up 23 points and nine assists in his last outing.
Why the 76ers can cover
Guard Tyrese Maxey has taken a jump offensively. Maxey owns the quickness and subtleness to create space from defenders. The Kentucky product is averaging 19.9 points, 3.6 assists and shoots 39.5% from beyond the arc. The 22-year-old has scored 20-plus points in three straight games. On Thursday, Maxey logged 29 points and went 3-of-5 from downtown.
Forward Tobias Harris has a smooth perimeter jumper and solid ball handles. Harris can break down his man and get to the lane consistently. The Tennessee product is putting up 15.2 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Additionally, he's shooting 38% from 3-point land. On Mar. 1, he finished with 18 points, six rebounds and five assists.
How to make 76ers vs. Bucks picks
SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 232 points. The model also says one side hits well over 50% of the time. You can only get the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Bucks vs. 76ers? And which side hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.