Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors 12/2/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors 12/2/2021 – The Milwaukee Bucks are now on an eight-game winning streak and will seek to extend it even further. They head north in Canada to battle the Toronto Raptors this December 2, Thursday. The tip-off happens at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time inside the halls of the Scotiabank Arena located in Toronto, Ontario. TSN will be putting the game live on television and will be sharing the same feed to NBA League Pass for their online live stream subscribers. The Toronto Raptors have been struggling this season and NBA betting lines see the Milwaukee Bucks prolonging their agony with another loss.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors 12/2/2021
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors 12/2/2021 Betting Odds
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks made a huge surge in the NBA Eastern Conference standings after their eight-game winning streak. They are now battling for the second-best record alongside the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. This team was able to survive LaMelo Ball’s career night with Giannis Antetokounmpo hitting the game-winner, 127-125. ‘The Greek Freak’ led the team with 40 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists while Khris Middleton gave him the support with 21 points, six rebounds and five assists. This was the first game DeMarcus Cousins played and he was able to contribute 7 points in 14 minutes of playing time.
Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 20 GP 20 GS 32.4 MIN 27 PTS 1.8 OR 10 DR 11.8 REB 5.9 AST 1.1 STL 1.8 BLK 3.1 TO 2.9 PF 1.9 AST/TO 31.44 PER
K. Middleton SF 13 GP 13 GS 30 MIN 16.8 PTS 0.3 OR 4.8 DR 5.2 REB 4.8 AST 1.5 STL 0.2 BLK 3 TO 1.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 16.67 PER
B. Portis C 16 GP 12 GS 27.9 MIN 15.4 PTS 2.6 OR 5.8 DR 8.4 REB 1.4 AST 0.7 STL 0.9 BLK 1.6 TO 2.5 PF 0.9 AST/TO 19.82 PER.
Toronto Raptors Betting
The Toronto Raptors are still on their rebuild as they are now holding a record of 9-13. They are fourth to the last in the NBA Eastern Conference above the Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons. This team is now on a three-game losing streak after falling to the Indiana Pacers, Boston Celtics and the most recent was against the Memphis Grizzlies, 91-98. Pascal Siakam showed why he made the NBA All-Star team in the past with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists. Rookie Scottie Barnes has been fantastic, providing 19 points, seven rebounds and three assists.
Players to Watch: O. Anunoby SF 15 GP 15 GS 37.3 MIN 20.1 PTS 1.6 OR 3.8 DR 5.4 REB 2.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.6 BLK 1.7 TO 2.7 PF 1.6 AST/TO 17.36 PER
F. VanVleet SG 21 GP 21 GS 38.3 MIN 19.9 PTS 0.8 OR 4.4 DR 5.2 REB 6.3 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 3.2 TO 2.5 PF 2 AST/TO 18.44 PER
P. Siakam PF 11 GP 11 GS 33 MIN 17.9 PTS 1.9 OR 5.2 DR 7.1 REB 3.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.9 BLK 1.9 TO 3.3 PF 2 AST/TO 19.54 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors 12/2/2021 Betting Numbers
Milwaukee are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
Toronto are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Brook Lopez C Back is out indefinitely
Goran Dragic PG Personal is out indefinitely
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Betting Picks
The Milwaukee Bucks are making a big push in the NBA Eastern Conference standings and looking more like the defending champions from last season. They are the heavily favored team to win against the Toronto Raptors according to the best online sportsbook.
Moneyline: The Raptors are on an ML of +145 if they pull out an upset win while the Bucks are -167.
ATS: It is just four points separating both teams in the ATS with the Bucks having the -4 while the Raptors are +4.
TOTALs: A total of 214.5 is pegged for this game with the Bucks going over and the Raptors expected to go under.
Score Prediction: 113 – 105, Bucks