Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/25/20

Milwaukee Bucks vs Golden State Warriors NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 12/25/20 Photo by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State Warriors (0-1) at Milwaukee Bucks (0-1)

NBA Basketball: Friday, December 25, 2020 at 2:30 pm (Fiserv Forum)

The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -9.5 -- Over/Under: 232.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks meet Christmas Day in NBA action at the Fiserv Forum.

The Golden State Warriors need a win after getting smacked by the Nets on Tuesday. The Golden State Warriors are averaging 99 points on 37.4 percent shooting and allowing 125 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Stephen Curry is averaging 20 points and 10 assists while James Wiseman is averaging 19 points and six rebounds. Andrew Wiggins is the third double-digit scorer and Marquese Chriss is grabbing eight rebounds. The Golden State Warriors are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 65.2 percent from the free throw line. The Golden State Warriors are allowing 42.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47 rebounds per game.

The Milwaukee Bucks look for a win after losing on a last second shot against the Celtics. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 121 points on 51.1 percent shooting and allowing 122 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 35 points and 13 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 27 points and eight assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Donte DiVincenzo is dishing three assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 83.3 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 45 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 52 rebounds per game.

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The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Friday games. The Bucks are 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 5-0 in Warriors last 5 road games. The under is 4-1 in Bucks last 5 home games. The Warriors are 7-3-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Milwaukee.

The Golden State Warriors are very limited without Klay and Draymond, especially on the defensive side where they just couldn't stop the Nets from scoring. The Milwaukee Bucks have another scorer in Holiday and shot the ball well enough to win on Wednesday before Tatum made a ridiculous three off the backboard. Regardless, we're seeing some high scoring games early and that likely has to do with the lack of preseason games and a lack of training camp. Guys are still getting their feet under them.

Give me the over the total.

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Randy’s Pick Over 232.5

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