Bucks at Suns - 12/20/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (10-18) at Phoenix Suns (12-16)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 5:00 pm (Talking Stick Resort Arena)
The Line: Phoenix Suns -6 -- Over/Under: 205 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSWI, FSAZ
The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns square off Sunday afternoon at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Milwaukee Bucks need a big road victory after losing five of their last six games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 95.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 102.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Greg Monroe is averaging 15.9 points and 10 rebounds while Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 15.6 points and 6.7 rebounds. Khris Middleton is dishing 3.3 assists and Michael Carter-Williams is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 78.1 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 15.1 turnovers per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost 12 straight road games.
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The Phoenix Suns look for a victory after splitting their last eight games. The Phoenix Suns are averaging 104.8 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 105.2 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Eric Bledsoe is averaging 22 points and 6.6 assists while Brandon Knight is averaging 19.9 points and 5.1 assists. Markieff Morris is grabbing five rebounds and Jon Leuer is dishing 1.4 assists. The Phoenix Suns are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Suns are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are forcing 16 turnovers per game. The Phoenix Suns have won six of their last 10 home games.
The Bucks are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 Sunday games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games. The Suns are 21-10 ATS in their last 31 Sunday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference. The Bucks are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Bucks are showing signs of turning things around after taking it to the Warriors twice within the last week. You're never sure what you're going to get from the Suns. I like the Bucks and the points here.