Golden State Warriors vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 3/29/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Milwaukee Bucks (39-35) at Golden State Warriors (54-20)
NBA Basketball: Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 10:30 pm (Oracle Arena)
The Line: Golden State Warriors -4.5 -- Over/Under: 215.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: TNT, CSNB
The Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors meet Thursday in NBA action at the Oracle Arena.
The Milwaukee Bucks hope to inch closer to a playoff spot after splitting their last eight games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 105.9 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 106.2 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 27.2 points and 10 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.1 points and four assists. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Jabari Parker is grabbing four rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.4 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Golden State Warriors look to kind of stop the bleeding after losing six of their last nine games. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 114 points on 50.4 percent shooting and allowing 107 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Nick Young is averaging 7.4 points and 1.4 rebounds while Quinn Cook is averaging 7.4 points and 2.2 assists. David West is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Andre Iguodala is dishing 3.2 assists. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 81.3 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.9 rebounds per game. The Golden State Warriors have won 10 of their last 14 home games.
The Bucks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games, 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. Western Conference and 4-12 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games, 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Bucks are 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Golden State, 10-4-1 ATS in the last 15 meetings and the road team is 18-7-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings.
The Milwaukee Bucks continue to be hit or miss this season and struggle more than usual on the defensive end. The Golden State Warriors should be better than past games with Draymond and Durant back on the court. In Oracle and with the small line, this is a game the Warriors should be able to win and cover. The Bucks are a hard team to trust right now.