San Antonio Spurs (43-30) at Milwaukee Bucks (38-34)
NBA Basketball: Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 3:30 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks +2.5 -- Over/Under: 204.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The San Antonio Spurs and Milwaukee Bucks meet Sunday in NBA action at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The San Antonio Spurs look to fight for playoff position while building on their six-game winning streak. The San Antonio Spurs are averaging 102.4 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 99.1 points on 45 percent shooting. LaMarcus Aldridge is averaging 23.1 points and 8.4 rebounds while Pau Gasol is averaging 10.3 points and 8.1 rebounds. Patty Mills is dishing 2.7 assists and Manu Ginobili is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The San Antonio Spurs are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The San Antonio Spurs are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.3 rebounds per game. The San Antonio Spurs have lost seven of their last eight road games.
The Milwaukee Bucks are fighting for their playoff lives after splitting their last eight games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 106 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.3 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 27.3 points and 10 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.1 points and four assists. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Jennings is dishing 4.7 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.4 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have split their last six home games.
The Spurs are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Bucks are 5-12 ATS in their last 17 Sunday games, 7-20-3 ATS in their last 30 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Spurs are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Milwaukee, the road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the over is 12-5 in the last 17 meetings in Milwaukee.
The San Antonio Spurs are finally starting to play some consistent basketball and have a chance to climb out of the last two seeds if these wins continue. The Milwaukee Bucks continue to lose games they shouldn't, and they're allowing 119.8 points in their last five games. What happened to the Bucks defense? Even on the road, I'm backing the Spurs and the small chalk. I don't trust the Bucks at all.