Toronto Raptors vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 4/14/14
Milwaukee Bucks (15-65) at Toronto Raptors (46-33)
NBA Basketball: Monday, April 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors will play Monday for the fourth and final time this season. The Raptors lead the series 3-0.
The Bucks have lost 15 of their last 17 games and 13 straight games on the road. Good thing this is the Bucks final road game. On the season, the Bucks average 95.3 points on 43.6 percent shooting and allow 103.5 points on 46.7 percent shooting. The Bucks have lost 13 of their last 15 games when allowing 100 or more points. Brandon Knight is questionable for this game with a hip injury, as he missed the last game against Washington. The Milwaukee Bucks are 36-44 ATS overall and 19-21 ATS on the road.
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The Raptors are still competing for the third seed in the East and have won five of their last six games. On the season, the Raptors average 101.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allow 97.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Jonas Valanciunas is shooting 56.9 percent from the field and averaging 19.4 points in his last five games and the Raptors have scored 100 or more points in six straight games. The Toronto Raptors are 45-32-2 ATS overall and 21-18-1 ATS at home.
The Bucks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Eastern Conference and 19-40 ATS in their last 59 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record. The Raptors are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 vs. NBA Central and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 vs. Eastern Conference. The Bucks are 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings in Toronto and 12-4 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
There's no reason this game shouldn't be a blowout. Toronto has everything to play for and is the much better team, while the Bucks are the worst team in the league.
Take the Raptors and the chalk.