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Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks 12/21/19 NBA Previews and Prediction

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Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks 12-21-19 NBA Previews and Prediction

Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks 12/21/19 – The strongest team in the Eastern Conference will play against one of the weakest teams. Bucks are all set to take on New York Knicks in a non-conference match on Saturday from Madison Square Garden in New York County, New York. Milwaukee Bucks have their NBA gambling odds perfect in this game as they are the only team with the highest winning record in the NBA League. New York Knicks have progressed from the last spot to the 14th position in their conference play, but things have gone way out of hand.

Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks 12/21/19

When: December 21, 2019 7:30 PM ET
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York City, New York
TV: FSWI
Stream: NBA League Pass / SofaScore

Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks 12/21/19 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Milwaukee Bucks -11 (-110) 228.5 o (-110) -900

New York Knicks
+11 (-110) 228.5 u (-110) +600
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Milwaukee Bucks Betting

Milwaukee Bucks is one team that just keeps winning over and over again. The Bucks are holding a record of 25-4 and they are 15-2 in conference play. Milwaukee came-off an impressive victory against Los Angeles Lakers with a final score of 111-104. The top scorer for Milwaukee is Giannis Antetokounmpo with an average of close to 32 points per game. The Bucks have one of the strongest shooting players with a decent defensive squad to back them.

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 34.83 PER)
K. Middleton SF (22 GP 19 GS 27.7 MIN 18 PTS 0.8 OR 4.7 DR 5.5 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 1.8 TO 2.4 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.08 PER)
E. Bledsoe PG (26 GP 26 GS 26.7 MIN 15 PTS 0.8 OR 4.1 DR 4.9 REB 5.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.5 BLK 2.3 TO 2.3 PF 2.5 AST/TO 19.22 PER).

New York Knicks Betting

New York Knicks bounced back at one point, but they are unable to keep pace against opponents even with a weak record. Knicks managed to win their last game against Atlanta Hawks when they scored 143 points and restricted them to 120. The Knicks are not going to stand a chance against the strongest team in the NBA league. New York must try something new if they want to be noticed as a decent team.

Players to watch: M. Morris Sr. SF (26 GP 26 GS 32.1 MIN 18.8 PTS 1.1 OR 4.6 DR 5.7 REB 1.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.5 BLK 1.8 TO 3.1 PF 0.8 AST/TO 17.11 PER)
R. Barrett SF (27 GP 27 GS 32.1 MIN 14.2 PTS 1.1 OR 4.3 DR 5.3 REB 2.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 2.3 PF 1.3 AST/TO 11.15 PER)
M. Robinson C (24 GP 6 GS 22.5 MIN 10.1 PTS 3.3 OR 3.8 DR 7.1 REB 0.5 AST 0.7 STL 1.8 BLK 0.8 TO 3.4 PF 0.7 AST/TO 24.05 PER).

Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks 12/21/19 Betting Numbers

Trends

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games.
Milwaukee are 19-1 SU in their last 20 games.
Milwaukee are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games against New York.
Bucks are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games against New York.
Milwaukee are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Milwaukee are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against New York.
Bucks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games this season.
Milwaukee are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

New York Knicks

New York are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games.
New York are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games.
New York are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games at home.
Knicks are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee.
New York are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games this season.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of New York’s last 9 games against an opponent in the Central division.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games played in December.
New York are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games played on a Saturday.

Injuries

Milwaukee Bucks

Wesley Matthews SG Thigh is doubtful Saturday vs New York
Eric Bledsoe PG Shin is out indefinitely
Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Back is probable Saturday vs New York

New York Knicks

No Injuries

Head-to-Head
Milwaukee Bucks New York Knicks
57-37-3 Against the Spread 33-47-2
49-48 Straight Up 36-45-1
117 Points per Game 104
108 Points Allowed per Game 113
48.44 Offensive FG% 42.44
72.59 Offensive FT% 67.93
35.81 Offensive 3PT% 34.39
41.51 Defensive FG% 46.51
76.34 Defensive FT% 74.12
36.98 Defensive 3PT% 38.54

Milwaukee Bucks vs New York Knicks Betting Picks

Basketball spread betting seems to be getting interesting as each team battles to climb the ladder in conference play. However, this game is an easy call as Milwaukee takes out New York Knicks at their home turf.

Moneyline: The Bucks have a moneyline of -900 and the Knicks have a moneyline of +600.

ATS: Milwaukee has an ATS of -11 and New York has an ATS of +11 in this game.

TOTALs: The total will go over 228.5 for Milwaukee and the total will go under 228.5 got New York.

Score Prediction: 119 – 106 Bucks