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Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/17/2022 NBA Odds and Picks

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Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 2-17-2022 NBA Odds and Picks

Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/17/2022 – The Milwaukee Bucks bounced back from a tough loss and they are looking to gain more traction coming from their last game. The defending champions are set to take on the retooling Philadelphia 76ers this coming Thursday, February 17. Both teams are expected to meet at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee Wisconsin with the tip-off happening at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time. TNT will be the television broadcast partner while the online live stream can be enjoyed by NBA League Pass subscribers. According to NBA betting lines, the Milwaukee Bucks are the favorites to win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/17/2022

When:February 17, 2022 8:30 PM ET
Where:Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV:TNT
Stream:NBA League Pass

Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/17/2022 Betting Odds
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Philadelphia 76ers +6 (-110)223.5 o (-110)+210
Milwaukee Bucks -6 (-110)223.5 u (-110)-250
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Philadelphia 76ers Betting

The Philadelphia 76ers after winning back-to-back games failed to turn it into a winning streak after falling to the Boston Celtics in a blowout fashion, 87-135. James Harden has yet to suit up for the Sixers and will be expected to join the roster after the NBA All-Star Weekend. During their game against the Celtics, Joel Embiid tried to carry the team with 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists. He was the only player in the Sixers roster to reach double figures. This team is now placed fifth in the NBA Eastern Conference with their record at 34-23 and are trailing the Cleveland Cavaliers by just half a game.

Players to watch: Joel Embiid C 45 GP 45 GS 32.8 MIN 29.3 PTS 2 OR 9.1 DR 11.1 REB 4.5 AST 1 STL 1.5 BLK 2.9 TO 2.6 PF 1.5 AST/TO 31.99 PER

Tobias Harris PF 48 GP 48 GS 35.2 MIN 18.6 PTS 1.1 OR 6.2 DR 7.3 REB 3.6 AST 0.6 STL 0.7 BLK 1.8 TO 2.1 PF 2 AST/TO 17.80 PER

Tyrese Maxey PG 50 GP 49 GS 35.5 MIN 16.9 PTS 0.4 OR 3.2 DR 3.6 REB 4.6 AST 0.7 STL 0.5 BLK 1.2 TO 2.1 PF 3.9 AST/TO 16.16 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks are the third-best team in the NBA Eastern Conference right now with their record of 36-23. They are trying to chase the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat who are above them by two games. After back-to-back games against the Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers, the defending champions picked up a victory over the Indiana Pacers by nine points, 128-119. Giannis Antetokounmpo was a monster during that win as he tallied 50 points, 14 rebounds and four assists. He got help from Khris Middleton who had 19 points and eight assists while Jrue Holiday chipped in with 14 points.

Players to Watch: Giannis Antetokounmpo PF 48 GP 48 GS 32.6 MIN 29.4 PTS 1.9 OR 9.4 DR 11.3 REB 6 AST 0.9 STL 1.4 BLK 3.3 TO 3.2 PF 1.8 AST/TO 32.60 PER

Khris Middleton SF 47 GP 47 GS 32 MIN 19.4 PTS 0.6 OR 4.9 DR 5.5 REB 5.3 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 3 TO 2.5 PF 1.8 AST/TO 18.57 PER

Jrue Holiday PG 46 GP 43 GS 32.9 MIN 18 PTS 1 OR 3.6 DR 4.6 REB 6.7 AST 1.5 STL 0.5 BLK 2.8 TO 1.9 PF 2.4 AST/TO 20.00 PER.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/17/2022 Betting Numbers

Trends

Philadelphia 76ers

Philadelphia are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
76ers are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
Philadelphia are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Milwaukee.
Philadelphia are 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against Milwaukee.
76ers are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games on the road.
Philadelphia are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
Philadelphia are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 5 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.
Philadelphia are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games played in February.

Milwaukee Bucks

The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games.
Milwaukee are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee’s last 12 games against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games at home.
Milwaukee are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games when playing at home against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games this season.
Milwaukee are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bucks are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Milwaukee are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games played in February.

Injuries

Philadelphia 76ers

James Harden SG Hamstring is out indefinitely
Jaden Springer SG Knee is OUT Thursday vs Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks

Brook Lopez C Back is out indefinitely
George Hill PG Neck is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Philadelphia
Wesley Matthews SG Toe is upgraded to probable Thursday vs Philadelphia
Pat Connaughton SF Finger is out indefinitely
Grayson Allen SG Hip is downgraded to doubtful Thursday vs Philadelphia

Head-to-Head
Philadelphia 76ersMilwaukee Bucks
27-29-1Against the Spread 26-33-0
23-32-2Straight Up 29-30-0
107Points per Game 113
106Points Allowed per Game 110
46.15Offensive FG% 46.08
81.23Offensive FT% 77.5
35.47Offensive 3PT% 36.16
45.16Defensive FG% 44.73
77.81Defensive FT% 74
34.01Defensive 3PT% 34.36

Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

The Milwaukee Bucks have the home-court advantage is given the edge in the best online sportsbook against the Philadelphia 76ers. With no James Harden yet, this is going to be a long night for the Sixers.

Moneyline: The Bucks at home are given an ML of -250 while the Sixers are +210 if they pull an upset win.

ATS: A wide six points is between both squads across the spread with the Sixers getting the +6 while the Bucks are -6.

TOTALs: The total pegged for this matchup is at 223.5 points with the Sixers going over and the Bucks are under.

Score Prediction: 117 – 112, Bucks