Milwaukee Bucks Expected to Continue Winning Streak Against Phoenix Suns (2/26/2023)
- Feb 26, 2023, 11:36:38 AM
The Milwaukee Bucks are set to host the Phoenix Suns at Fiserv Forum on Sunday, February 26, in a matchup that promises to be a fascinating encounter. Giannis Antetokounmpo and his team are riding high on a 10-game winning streak, while the Suns have won seven of their last ten games. Kingpin.pro, your go-to site for NBA betting analysis, has examined both teams in-depth to provide our readers with our prediction on who will win this game and by how much.
Analysis: Phoenix Suns
The Phoenix Suns have a 33-28 record and are currently in the fourth position in the Western Conference standings. They have been having a solid season, but their form has not been consistent in recent games. The Suns have won seven of their last ten games, including a win against the Oklahoma City Thunder in their last game. However, they have only won two of their last five away games.
Deandre Ayton is the Suns' top performer, scoring 18.4 points per game with 9.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists. Chris Paul is another player to watch, averaging 13.9 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting 43.8% over the last ten games for the Phoenix Suns.
Phoenix ranks second in the Western Conference, giving up just 111.4 points while holding opponents to 46.7% shooting. However, they have struggled on the road this season, with a record of 12-18.
Analysis: Milwaukee Bucks
The Milwaukee Bucks are 42-17 and sit in the second position in the Eastern Conference. They have been on a roll recently, winning all of their last ten games, including a win against the Oklahoma City Thunder in their last game. The Bucks have been dominant at home, with a 25-5 record.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is currently fourth in the league, averaging 31.3 points per game. Jrue Holiday is another key player to watch, averaging 21.5 points and 5.6 rebounds over the last ten games for Milwaukee. The Bucks lead the Eastern Conference in rebounding, averaging 49.3 boards, and Antetokounmpo leads the team with 12.0 rebounds.
The Bucks have been strong defensively, allowing just 105.9 points per game, which is the second-best in the league. However, they may be without Giannis Antetokounmpo for this game, as he is currently day-to-day with a knee injury.
Betting Trends and Public Betting Data:
The Milwaukee Bucks are favored to win this game, with a spread of -3. The total for the game is set at 226.5 points, with the over at -105 and the under at -105. The money line for the Milwaukee Bucks is set at -149, while the Phoenix Suns are at +140.
The betting trends for this game favor the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks are 9-0 SU in their last nine games at home, 6-1 ATS in their last seven games, and 5-1 ATS in their last six home games against the Phoenix Suns. The total has gone under in six of the last nine games for the Bucks.
On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns are 5-1 SU in their last six games on the road and 12-4 SU in their last 16 games. However, they are 1-5 ATS in their last six games against the Milwaukee Bucks and 1-5 SU in their last six games against the Bucks.
The public betting data also favors the Milwaukee Bucks, with 63% of the bets placed on them to cover the spread. The total is more evenly split, with 51% of the bets on the over and 49% on the under.
Prediction Pick: Bucks -3
Based on our analysis of the two teams, we predict that the Milwaukee Bucks will win this game and cover the spread of -3. While the Phoenix Suns have been solid this season, they have struggled on the road and are facing a dominant Milwaukee team that has won all of their last ten games.
Prediction Pick: Bucks ML
We also predict that the Milwaukee Bucks will win the game outright, with a money line of -149. While the Phoenix Suns have some talented players, the Bucks are simply too strong at home and have been dominant in recent games.
Prediction Pick: Over 226.5
We predict that the total score for this game will go over 226.5 points. Both teams have been scoring well in recent games, and the Bucks have been averaging 122.0 points per game in their last ten games. The Suns also have the ability to score, and we expect them to put up a fight against the Bucks.
In conclusion, this game promises to be a fascinating encounter between two strong teams. While the Phoenix Suns have had a solid season, the Milwaukee Bucks have been dominant in recent games and have a strong home record. Based on our analysis, we predict that the Milwaukee Bucks will win this game and cover the spread, with the total score going over 226.5 points. However, as with any game, there is always a degree of uncertainty, and we recommend that you do your own research before placing any bets.