Bucks vs Cavaliers Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/26

Bucks vs Cavaliers Prediction NBA Picks Today 1/26

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Cavaliers vs. Bucks Preview - Prediction KingPin Pro

Milwaukee, WI; January 26, 2024, 6:00 p.m. CST

 

Game Odds

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Time Spread Total ML
6:00 PM +6.5 (-120) o238.5 (-110) +200
- -6.5 (EVEN) u238.5 (-110) -240

 

Game Overview

The Milwaukee Bucks (31-13) look to extend their home win streak as they face the Cleveland Cavaliers (26-16) at the Fiserv Forum on January 26, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. CST. In this preview, we'll analyze team statistics, player matchups, recent performances, and provide a prediction.

Fiserv Forum will witness a Central Division battle between the Bucks and the Cavaliers. Let's delve into the key factors influencing this game.

 

Team Statistics

Cleveland Cavaliers

Despite a recent loss to the Bucks, the Cavaliers (26-16) have shown strong performances this season, led by Donovan Mitchell with an impressive 27.6 points per game. They aim to bounce back and keep the game close in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee Bucks

The Bucks (31-13) boast the talents of Giannis Antetokounmpo, averaging 31.3 points per game. With their home-court advantage, they strive to secure another victory against the Cavaliers.

 

Injuries and Player Matchups

The Cavaliers will miss Ty Jerome, listed as out until April 10, while Emoni Bates is a game-time decision for January 26. On the Bucks' side, Giannis Antetokounmpo is a game-time decision for January 26.

 

Recent Performances

Cleveland Cavaliers

Coming off a recent loss to the Bucks, the Cavaliers aim to learn from their mistakes and put up a resilient performance in the rematch.

Milwaukee Bucks

The Bucks secured a victory against the Cavaliers in their last encounter. They look to capitalize on their home advantage and continue their winning streak.

 

Prediction

It's a challenging task to beat the same team twice in a short span, and the Cavaliers have the determination to make adjustments and keep the game close. The +6.5 points spread provides value, considering Cleveland's ability to compete and the historical difficulty of securing back-to-back wins against the same opponent.

Expect a competitive battle with Donovan Mitchell leading the charge for the Cavaliers. The spread of +6.5 points is a reasonable bet, and the Cavaliers are likely to cover it in a closely contested matchup.

Pick: Cleveland Cavaliers +6.5

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