Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/22/2019 Odds Picks and Previews
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/22/2019 – Two of the top teams in the NBA’s Eastern Conference is having a showdown as the Indiana Pacers pay a visit to the Fiserv Forum in Wisconsin to battle the Milwaukee Bucks. The Pacers are on a four-game winning streak and currently 5th in the East. On the other hand, the Bucks own the league’s best record and lost only once in their last 10 games. This match will happen this Sunday, December 22 at 7 pm Eastern Time. Fox Sports Wisconsin will be televising the games while streaming is available at the NBA League Pass. It looks like the Pacers’ streak will come to an end according to NBA Game Odds and Milwaukee will be starting another winning streak.
Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/22/2019
Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/22/2019 Betting Odds
Indiana Pacers Betting
Even without Victor Oladipo this season, the Pacers have become a deadly opponent. Malcolm Brogdon has become a valuable pickup as he is providing the Pacers with his career numbers with 18.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 7.5 assists per night. Filling in the paint is Domantas Sabonis who currently averages 17.9 points, 13.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists. TJ Warren is also having a good season doing 17.8 points. The Pacers looked formidable as they upset the Los Angeles Lakers by 3 points on December 17. Like them, the Milwaukee Bucks gave the Lakers another loss and to beat the bucks they need to dig deep in their roster for production and those may come from Jeremy Lamb, Doug McDermott and Justin Holiday. Myles Turner had a subpar season but they need him to be more assertive against the Lopez twins and even guarding Giannis Antetokuonmpo.
Players to watch: M. Brogdon PG 25 GP 25 GS 31.5 MIN 18.7 PTS 0.7 OR 3.9 DR 4.6 REB 7.5 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.6 TO 2.1 PF 2.8 AST/TO 21.21 PER
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
After beating the Lakers, the Milwaukee Bucks now own the league’s best record. The league is now taking notice of the Bucks and Giannis Antetokuonmpo looks in MVP form once again. He is currently averaging 31.4 points, 12.7 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.2 blocks. Kris Middleton is the team’s second-leading scorer with 18.2 points, 5.5 rebounds,3.5 assists and a steal per game. The Bucks can go deep into their roster with Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez, George Hill, Donte Divincenzo, Ersan Ilyasova, Wes Matthews and Kyle Korver. This is a team that is paced to best the east after falling to a Kawhi Leonard Raptors.
Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 28 GP 28 GS 31.3 MIN 31.8 PTS 2.7 OR 10.1 DR 12.8 REB 5.4 AST 1.3 STL 1.2 BLK 3.7 TO 3.2 PF 1.5 AST/TO 34.79 PER
Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/22/2019 Betting Numbers
Indiana are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
Milwaukee are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games.
Jeremy Lamb SG Groin is “?” Sunday vs Milwaukee
Wesley Matthews SG Thigh is “?” Sunday vs Indiana
Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks
The Bucks is on the advantage here against the Pacers according to Sports Betting. Man-to-man there is not many matchups won by the Pacers as Brook Lopez is outplaying Myles Turner this season even. This should be a long night for the Pacers but still a darkhorse to pull an upset after being bet against the Lakers.
Moneyline: The Pacers as the underdogs own an ML of +225 while the Bucks are given a -275 if they win.
ATS: It is just a 6.5 point spread between both teams with the Bucks having a -6.5 while the Pacers are on the other side with +6.5.
TOTALs: The Bucks and the Pacers are expected to reach 221 points while Milwaukee is the team going under.
Score Prediction: 115-105 Bucks