76ers vs. Bucks - 4/13/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (40-40) at Philadelphia 76ers (18-62)
NBA Basketball: Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wells Fargo Center)
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, CSN
The Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers meet Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
The Milwaukee Bucks look to stay hot after winning four of their last six games. On the season, the Bucks are averaging 97.7 points on 45.8 percent shooting and are allowing 97.6 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Michael Carter-Williams is averaging 13.8 points and 5.7 assists while Khris Middleton is averaging 13.3 points and 4.5 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 6.7 rebounds and O.J. Mayo is dishing 2.8 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are coming off a win over the Nets in which they allowed 32.5 percent shooting and forced 21 turnovers. The Bucks have locked up the sixth seed in the East, so they may rest some guys in this game. The Bucks have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Philadelphia 76ers look to snap an eight-game losing streak. On the season, the 76ers are averaging 91.8 points on 40.8 percent shooting and are allowing 100.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Robert Covington is averaging 13.2 points and 4.5 rebounds while Hollis Thompson is averaging 8.5 points and 2.8 rebounds. Henry Sims is grabbing 4.8 rebounds and Jerami Grant is dishing 1.1 assists. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting just 38.3 percent from the field and 33.1 percent from deep in their last five games. Eleven of the 76ers last 12 victories have come on their home court. Luc Mbah a Moute and Nerlens Noel are doubtful with injuries while Ish Smith is questionable.
The Bucks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 0 days rest and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. NBA Atlantic. The 76ers are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 Monday games and 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games playing on 1 days rest. The Bucks are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Bucks are likely going to rest all of their key guys, but they're still better than the 76ers, a team that's not even trying to win at this point. Take the road team.