Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/22/2021 NBA Spread and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/22/2021 – The Philadelphia 76ers are still the best team in the NBA Eastern Conference standings but the Milwaukee Bucks are trying to creep in and bridge the gap closer. Both teams are set to clash inside the walls of the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. TNT holds the broadcast rights for this match and the live telecast begins at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. NBA League Pass subscribers can also enjoy the game through an online live stream. The Philadelphia 76ers have been trying to hold on to their position despite the injuries but NBA spreads see them as the underdogs in this match against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/22/2021
Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/22/2021 Betting Odds
Philadelphia 76ers Betting
The Philadelphia 76ers are still on top of the NBA Eastern Conference standings with their record now at 39-19. They are hanging on to just half a game lead over the short-handed Brooklyn Nets and will be in this game against the Milwaukee Bucks on back-to-back losses. This team lost to the Golden State Warriors and the latest was a three-point loss against the Phoenix Suns, 113-116. Joel Embiid has been playing on a MVP type of year doing 38 points, 17 rebounds and four assists. Without Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris, Danny Green stepped up to help Embiid with 18 points.
Players to watch: J. Embiid C 40 GP 40 GS 32.2 MIN 30.1 PTS 2.4 OR 9 DR 11.3 REB 3.2 AST 1 STL 1.4 BLK 3.2 TO 2.4 PF 1 AST/TO 31.8 PER
T. Harris PF 49 GP 49 GS 33.3 MIN 20.5 PTS 1 OR 6.2 DR 7.2 REB 3.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.9 BLK 1.9 TO 2 PF 1.9 AST/TO 20.91 PER
B. Simmons PG 48 GP 48 GS 33.3 MIN 14.8 PTS 1.7 OR 6 DR 7.6 REB 7.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.6 BLK 3.3 TO 3.1 PF 2.1 AST/TO 18.12 PER.
Milwaukee Bucks Betting
The Milwaukee Bucks are third in the NBA Eastern Conference standings trailing the Brooklyn Nets by three games with their record at 35-22. This team is also on back-to-back losses with reigning league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo in-and-out of the roster. They suffered losses against the Memphis Grizzlies and the latest was an overtime loss to the surging Phoenix Suns, 127-128. Giannis had 33 points, eight boards and two assists while Khris Middleton chipped in with 26 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals. Jrue Holiday also had a good performance with 25 points and eight assists.
Players to Watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 48 GP 48 GS 33.7 MIN 28.5 PTS 1.7 OR 9.4 DR 11.2 REB 6 AST 1.1 STL 1.3 BLK 3.7 TO 2.8 PF 1.6 AST/TO 28.89 PER
K. Middleton SF 55 GP 55 GS 33.5 MIN 20.2 PTS 0.8 OR 5.3 DR 6.1 REB 5.6 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2.7 TO 2.4 PF 2 AST/TO 18.43 PER
J. Holiday PG 45 GP 42 GS 31.9 MIN 17.4 PTS 1.3 OR 3.2 DR 4.5 REB 5.5 AST 1.8 STL 0.5 BLK 2.1 TO 1.7 PF 2.6 AST/TO 19.96 PER.
Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks 4/22/2021 Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Philadelphia’s last 9 games.
Milwaukee are 6-12 ATS in their last 18 games.
Tobias Harris SF Knee is “?” Thursday vs Milwaukee
Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Cramps is probable Thursday vs Philadelphia
Philadelphia 76ers vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks
This is one of the key battles of the NBA Eastern Conference but the Philadelphia 76ers are coming in without Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris. The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to win by a wide margin according to the online sportsbook against the Sixers.
Moneyline: The Bucks as the favored team is set at -238 on the ML while the visiting Sixers are +195.
ATS: It is six points between both teams for this matchup with the Sixers getting the +6 while the Bucks sit on the -6.
TOTALs: The given total for both teams is pegged at 226.5 with the Bucks going under and the Sixers are under.
Score Prediction: 120 – 113, Bucks