NBA Primetime Preview – Bucks v Sixers
version of the Sixers will show up in Milwaukee on Friday?
So far this
week Philadelphia has looked awful losing three straight games to the Hawks,
Celtics and Heat in blowout fashion – leaving many fans to wonder if the Sixers
can really be considered one of the top teams in the East.
aren’t about to get any easier for Brett Brown’s side as they travel north to
face the best team in the NBA. The Bucks are sporting a 43-7 record and a
two-game winning streak, leaving the home side as the heavy favourites in the
Many had these two teams pencilled for a date in the Eastern Conference Finals, but things have certainly taken a turn in recent weeks. Here’s a look at everything you need to know.
everything about the Bucks wasn’t already impressive enough, try to keep in
mind they’ve also won 23 of their 26 home games.
is also out for revenge on Philly after losing 121-109 on Christmas Day. Bucks
fans can rest easy knowing they’ve won six of their last 10 games against the
Sixers though, alongside a very impressive 5-2 record against the spread in
their last seven games vs Atlantic Division opponents.
come in relatively healthy, but I’m still siding with the Bucks here. The
Sixers are struggling to find any sort of chemistry with Joel Embiid, Ben
Simmons and Al Horford all on the floor, while their 9-18 record on the road leaves
a lot to be desired.
Tip: Back the Bucks to Cover the Line (-9 Points) @ $1.90
and Sixers combined for 230 points when they met in December and it appears the
bookies are trying to tempt us with a very similar total.
has averaged the most points in the league over their last 10 games, but the
Sixers could come up short on their end of the bargain. Philly has averaged
only 106 points during the same time span – the fifth-lowest average in the
The good news
though, is the Bucks are a perfect 6-0 on the Over in their last six games
against the Sixers.
Tip: Bucks Over 118.5 Total Points @ $1.96