Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards - 1/28/20 NBA Pick, Odds & Prediction
Washington Wizards at Milwaukee Bucks
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 8:00 PM (Fiserv Forum)
MIL -16.0 . Total 240.0 .
The Washington Wizards hit the road for a matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Wizards are (15-30), coming off a 152-133 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. The Bucks are (40-6), after getting past the Charlotte Hornets on the road, 116-103.
In the Wizards loss to the Hawks, Washington was led throughout the game by Bradley Beal. Beal registered 40 points, 3 rebounds, and 6 assists. The Wizards shot 48% from the floor and 33% from 3-point range. The Wizards did a stellar job from the charity stripe, hitting 38 of 42, but that was not enough. Washington allowed the Hawks to make 12 more shots from the floor, seeing the Hawks shoot a sizzling 58% from the floor.
In the Bucks win over the Hornets, Milwaukee was guided offensively by Giannis Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo secured a double-double, totaling 30 points, 16 rebounds, and 6 assists. Milwaukee converted on 51% from the floor and 28% from distance. The Bucks held the Hornets to 37% from the floor. The Bucks out rebounded the Hornets, 53 to 39. Milwaukee dominated inside the paint, out scoring the Hornets 62 to 32.
Recent Betting Trends:
Wizards are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
Wizards are 1-6 SU in their last 7 road games.
The over is 4-1 in Wizards last 5 games.
Bucks are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 games against the eastern Conference.
Bucks are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
The under is 4-2 in Bucks last 6 games.
The Wizards have been great on offense, being able to score with the best of them. Washington is averaging over 115 per game, but are allowing nearly 121 per contest, that ranks 30th in scoring defense. Milwaukee has the best scoring offense, averaging over 119 per game. The Wizards just lost by 19 to the Hawks, in a game where the defense gave up 152 points. Look for the high powered Bucks offense to put up points consistently against a generous defense. The Bucks rank 1st in field goal defense percentage, which will make it tough for the Wizards to keep up. Final score prediction, Bucks will win and cover, 129-108.