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Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/18/22 NBA Picks, Predictions, Odds

Milwaukee Bucks (11-3) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (7-7)
November 18, 2022 7:30 pm EDT
The Line: Philadelphia 76ers -2; Over/Under: +219
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The Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers meet Friday in NBA action at the Wells Fargo Center. The Milwaukee Bucks have split their last 6 games. The Philadelphia 76ers have split their last 6 games.

The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 111.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 106.4 points on 43.9 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.9 points and 11.8 rebounds, while Jrue Holiday is averaging 19.6 points and 5.7 rebounds. Brook Lopez is the third double-digit scorer and Bobby Portis is grabbing 10.9 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 50.6 rebounds per game.

The Philadelphia 76ers are averaging 108.5 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 106.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Joel Embiid is averaging 32.3 points and 4.1 assists, while Tyrese Maxey is averaging 22.8 points and 4.4 assists. James Harden is the third double-digit scorer and Tobias Harris is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Philadelphia 76ers are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 80.5 percent from the free throw line. The Philadelphia 76ers are allowing 31.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game.

The Bucks are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 road games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The 76ers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games playing on 3 or more days rest. The under is 19-7 in Bucks last 26 overall. The under is 4-1 in 76ers last 5 overall. The Bucks are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The Philadelphia 76ers have to prove they can win a big game like this, but there’s not really an excuse here at home. The Milwaukee Bucks are dealing with a lot of injuries, and they’re losing their last 5 games by an average of 6.6 points. The 76ers need a game like this for confidence’s sake. I’ll lay the bucket.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Philadelphia 76ers -2

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