Raptors vs. Bucks - 2/2/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (25-22) at Toronto Raptors (33-15)
NBA Basketball: Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Air Canada Centre)
The Line: Toronto Raptors -7.5 -- Over/Under: 202 See the Latest Odds
The Toronto Raptors and the Milwaukee Bucks face off on Monday at Air Canada Centre in NBA Eastern Conference action.
The Toronto Raptors are 33-15 this season and they have won their last six games. The Raptors are averaging 106.8 points and they are shooting 46 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 101.4 points and their opponents are shooting 46.1 percent. Kyle Lowry leads Toronto averaging 19.3 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Louis Williams is averaging 15.5 points, Jonas Valanciunas is averaging 12.5 points and 8.4 rebounds, and Terrance Ross is averaging 9.6 points. The Raptors are 18-7 at home they are 7-3 in their last 10 games.
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The Milwaukee Bucks are 25-22 this season and they have won their last three games. The Bucks are averaging 98.7 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 97 points and their opponents are shooting 43.5 percent. Brandon Knight leads the Bucks averaging 17.7 points and 5.3 assists per game. O.J. Mayo is averaging 11.5 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 11.4 points and 6.0 rebounds, and Khris Middleton is averaging 10.7 points. The Bucks are 14-12 o th road this season and 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Toronto is 5-11-1 against the spread in their last 17 games, 1-3-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games. Milwaukee is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 20-6-1 against the spread in their last 27 road games, and 18-7-1 against the spread on one days rest. The home team is 3-1-1 against the spread in the last five meetings of these two.
The Raptors should win this one but the Bucks are playing well and should keep it close enough to cover though this is a lean at best.