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Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers 12/25/2019 NBA Picks and Previews

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers 12-25-2019 NBA Picks and Previews

Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers 12/25/2019 – Two of the most talented teams in the Eastern Conference are squaring off on Christmas Day. The league-leading Milwaukee Bucks are visiting the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The game will start at 2:30 pm and it will be televised by ABC while lives streaming is available for NBA League Pass subscribers. The 76ers are 15-2 at home but the Bucks are equally strong on the road as much as they play in their own home court. NBA Betting Covers see the 76ers prevailing at home on Christmas day and conquering the Bucks.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers 12/25/2019

When: December 25, 2019 2:30 PM ET
Where: Wells Fargo Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV: ABC
Stream: NBA League Pass / Sofa Score

Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers 12/25/2019 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Milwaukee Bucks +3 (-109) 222.5 o (-110) +123

Philadelphia 76ers
-3 (-109) 222.5 u (-110) -152
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Milwaukee Bucks Betting

After winning against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Milwaukee Bucks claimed the league’s best record and they are now on a three-game winning streak. Giannis Antetokuonmpo is coming off a night where he flirted with a triple-double with 18 points, 19 rebounds and nine assists. Players got to see action during garbage time and it was Brook Lopez’s twin brother that took the stage with 13 points. This was a good game to warm them up against the incredible starting five of Philadelphia but Giannis is currently and arguably the best player in the world. Kris Middleton will be the team’s second option in scoring but lately, Wesley Matthews, Brook Lopez and George Hill can play that role any night. This just shows how deep the team is and it centers around the β€œGreek Freak” game style.

Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 29 GP 29 GS 31.1 MIN 31.4 PTS 2.6 OR 10.1 DR 12.7 REB 5.5 AST 1.3 STL 1.2 BLK 3.7 TO 3.1 PF 1.5 AST/TO 34.87 PER
K. Middleton SF 23 GP 20 GS 27.6 MIN 18.2 PTS 0.9 OR 4.6 DR 5.5 REB 3.5 AST 1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 2.4 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.38 PER
G. Hill PG 28 GP 0 GS 21.4 MIN 10 PTS 1 OR 2 DR 3.1 REB 3 AST 0.8 STL 0.1 BLK 0.8 TO 1.5 PF 3.7 AST/TO 19.58 PER.

Philadelphia 76ers Betting

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are the two players most identified with the 76ers but in some days, Tobias Harris is the best player on the team and very much underrated. Against Detroit, Harris’ former team, he did 35 points, seven rebounds, three assists and two steals. Along with Harris, Al Horford and Josh Richardson is very much reliable and they round up arguably the best starting five in the NBA. Against the Pacers, Furkan Korimazcame off the bench and was unstoppable in his 22 minutes of playing time to finish with 21 points and dropped three three-pointers. This just shows their depth and it will take a major role in switching defensive bodies on Antetokuonmpo.

Players to Watch: J. Embiid C 25 GP 25 GS 30.9 MIN 23.1 PTS 2.6 OR 10.2 DR 12.8 REB 3.2 AST 0.9 STL 1.4 BLK 3.1 TO 3.4 PF 1.1 AST/TO 25.5 PER
T. Harris SF 31 GP 31 GS 34.2 MIN 19.2 PTS 0.8 OR 5.9 DR 6.6 REB 3.2 AST 0.8 STL 0.8 BLK 1.9 TO 2.5 PF 1.7 AST/TO 17.06 PER
J. Richardson SG 23 GP 23 GS 30.8 MIN 14.9 PTS 0.9 OR 2.6 DR 3.5 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.1 TO 2.8 PF 1.5 AST/TO 13.18 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers 12/25/2019 Betting Numbers

Trends

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Bucks are 19-1 SU in their last 20 games.
Milwaukee are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games against Philadelphia.
Milwaukee are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games against Philadelphia.
Bucks are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Milwaukee are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia.
Milwaukee are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games this season.
Bucks are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic division.

Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia’s last 7 games.
Philadelphia are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games against Milwaukee.
Philadelphia are 16-2 SU in their last 18 games at home.
Philadelphia are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games this season.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern conference.
Philadelphia are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games against an opponent in the Central division.
Philadelphia are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played in December.

Injuries

Milwaukee Bucks

Eric Bledsoe PG Shin is out indefinitely

Philadelphia 76ers

No Injuries

Head-to-Head
Milwaukee Bucks Philadelphia 76ers
57-37-3 Against the Spread 46-48
49-48 Straight Up 46-47-1
117 Points per Game 114
108 Points Allowed per Game 111
48.39 Offensive FG% 47.12
72.55 Offensive FT% 74.19
35.99 Offensive 3PT% 35.96
41.65 Defensive FG% 45.59
76.41 Defensive FT% 73.62
36.89 Defensive 3PT% 35.47

Milwaukee Bucks vs Philadelphia 76ers Betting Picks

The Bucks are on a high being the best team in the NBA right now by leading the team standings. Against the Sixers, Milwaukee are going to be the underdogs according to Bet On NBA Games. This is such because winning on the Sixers home court is like threading a needle. On Christmas Day, the Sixers also wanted to prove something to the league and put on a show in front of their home crowd.

Moneyline: The Sixers are the much-favored team compared to the Bucks and they are on a -152 ML. Milwaukee is handed a +123.

ATS: Spread is at -3 for the Sixers while the Bucks are at +3.

TOTALs: The Bucks are considered the underdogs and they are going over the 222.5 total for this game while the Sixers are the team under.

Score Prediction: 116 – 109 Sixers