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New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/5/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks 11-5-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/5/2021 – The New York Knicks just suffered back-to-back losses and would like to avoid getting into their first losing streak of the season. They will be facing the defending champions, Milwaukee Bucks, on the road this coming Friday, November 5. The Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin will serve as the battleground for these playoff-contending NBA Eastern Conference Teams. Live television by ESPN will happen at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and the online live stream is made available for NBA League Pass subscribers. The Milwaukee Bucks are the heavy favorites in NBA betting lines to win this game against the New York Knicks.

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/5/2021

When: November 5, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: ESPN
Stream: NBA League Pass

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/5/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
New York Knicks +5 (-111) 217.5 o (-110) +165
Milwaukee Bucks -5 (-111) 217.5 u (-110) -200
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New York Knicks Betting

The New York Knicks after a hot start of going 5-1 is now on a slump losing back-to-back games against the Toronto Raptors and the more recent was with the New Orleans Pelicans on the road. Julius Randle struggled against the Pelicans as he shot only 6-of-16 from the field but was able to tally 18 points, 14 rebounds and three assists. Leading the team in scoring is RJ Barrett finishing with 23 points, five rebounds, three assists and two triples. Derrick Rose and Alec Burks came off the bench combining for 23 points while Evan Fournier rounded up the double-digit scorers with 14.

Players to watch: J. Randle PF 8 GP 8 GS 37.3 MIN 20.6 PTS 2.3 OR 9 DR 11.3 REB 5.9 AST 0.8 STL 1 BLK 3.3 TO 2.8 PF 1.8 AST/TO 20.73 PER

R. Barrett SG 8 GP 8 GS 34.9 MIN 19.1 PTS 0.5 OR 5.1 DR 5.6 REB 2.6 AST 0.5 STL 0.4 BLK 2 TO 2.9 PF 1.3 AST/TO 17.45 PER

E. Fournier SG 8 GP 8 GS 31.8 MIN 16.4 PTS 0.6 OR 2.5 DR 3.1 REB 2.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.3 TO 1.9 PF 1.9 AST/TO 16.57 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks were able to snap their three-game losing streak with a win over the bottom-dwelling Detroit Pistons, 117-89. Giannis Antetokounpo led the team with 28 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and four blocks. He got help from three players scoring double-figures off the bench. Jordan Nwora had 16 points while Bobby Portis and Justin Robinson combined for 23. Pat Connaughton had 16 points as the team’s second scoring option while Khris Middleton is still recovering from a short-term injury. Jrue Holiday and Brook Lopez are two other starters expected to miss this game.

Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 8 GP 8 GS 31.4 MIN 27.4 PTS 1.6 OR 9.1 DR 10.8 REB 6.4 AST 0.9 STL 2 BLK 3.4 TO 3 PF 1.9 AST/TO 33.00 PER

K. Middleton SF 6 GP 6 GS 31.5 MIN 20 PTS 0.5 OR 4.2 DR 4.7 REB 4.5 AST 2 STL 0.2 BLK 3.5 TO 2.2 PF 1.3 AST/TO 17.40 PER

J. Holiday PG 2 GP 2 GS 21.5 MIN 14 PTS 1 OR 1.5 DR 2.5 REB 3 AST 0.5 STL 0 BLK 2.5 TO 1.5 PF 1.2 AST/TO 23.50 PER.

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks 11/5/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

New York Knicks

New York are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Knicks are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against Milwaukee.
New York are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games against Milwaukee.
New York are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games on the road.
Knicks are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
New York are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
New York are 0-7 SU in their last 7 games played in November.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of New York’s last 5 games played on a Friday.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 8-4 ATS in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games.
Milwaukee are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games at home.
Milwaukee are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against New York.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games this season.
Milwaukee are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bucks are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Milwaukee are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games when playing as the favourite.

Injuries

New York Knicks

No Injuries

Milwaukee Bucks

Brook Lopez C Back is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs New York
Jrue Holiday PG Ankle is upgraded to probable Friday vs New York
Khris Middleton SG COVID-19 is out indefinitely
Donte DiVincenzo SG Ankle is out indefinitely

Head-to-Head
New York Knicks Milwaukee Bucks
4-4-2 Against the Spread 4-4-2
5-3-2 Straight Up 2-6-2
113 Points per Game 109
110 Points Allowed per Game 109
45.84 Offensive FG% 44.52
73.89 Offensive FT% 76.22
39.29 Offensive 3PT% 33.54
42.93 Defensive FG% 44.67
84.05 Defensive FT% 74.29
34.34 Defensive 3PT% 31.79

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

Even with a depleted roster, the Milwaukee Bucks are going to be tough to beat because of former MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo. The online sportsbook sees the New York Knicks as the riskier bet.

Moneyline: The Bucks as the heavy favorite are going to have an ML of -200 while the Knicks are +165.

ATS: A wide 6 points is on the ATS with the Bucks getting the -6 while the Knicks are on the other end with +6.

TOTALs: 217.5 points is the total set for this matchup with the Bucks, the team under and the Knicks are over.

Score Prediction: 107 – 105, Knicks