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Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/18/2021 NBA Picks and Previews

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Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 2-18-2021 NBA Picks and Previews

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/18/2021 – Toronto Raptors will invade Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to square-off against the Milwaukee Bucks in an exciting Eastern Conference play. The Raptors will enter this game as they sit at the seventh spot and they look forward to building on their last success. The Milwaukee Bucks seem to have dropped drastically after declining in consecutive games. The Bucks are riding a four-game losing streak and the best NBA betting odds have been slipping away in their past few games. Milwaukee is still holding the third spot in the Eastern Conference play.

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/18/2021

When: Thursday, February 18, 2021 7:30 PM ET
Where: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TV: TNT
Stream: NBA League Pass

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/18/2021 Betting Odds
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Toronto Raptors +6.5 (-111) 233.5 o (-110) +210
Milwaukee Bucks -6.5 (-111) 233.5 u (-110) -263
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Toronto Raptors Betting

The Raptors are trailing the Knicks and they are holding a 13-15 record on the season. Toronto is two games behind the .500 mark, but they seem to be improving with their overall performance. In their last game, they took out the Bucks with a solid 11-point difference. Toronto scored 124 and gave up just 113 to Milwaukee. Fred VanVleet took the lead for his team with 33 points in their success. The other notable player was Pascal Siakam with 23 points, six assists, and 13 boards for the Raptors.

Players to watch: P. Siakam PF 25 GP 25 GS 35.8 MIN 20.6 PTS 2.2 OR 5.6 DR 7.8 REB 4.5 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 2.2 TO 3.1 PF 2 AST/TO 17.7 PER

F. VanVleet SG 28 GP 28 GS 36.4 MIN 20.4 PTS 0.7 OR 3.5 DR 4.2 REB 6.6 AST 1.7 STL 0.7 BLK 2.1 TO 2.3 PF 3.2 AST/TO 18.33 PER

K. Lowry PG 25 GP 25 GS 34.4 MIN 17.7 PTS 0.8 OR 4.6 DR 5.4 REB 6.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.2 BLK 2.9 TO 3.2 PF 2.2 AST/TO 16.38 PER.

Milwaukee Bucks Betting

The Milwaukee Bucks are strong, but the last four games turned out to be a disaster. The Bucks are holding a 16-12 record on the season and they remain four games ahead of the .500 mark. However, Milwaukee has given up their second position to the Brooklyn Nets. The Bucks are head of the Pacers and they are keen to break their four-game losing streak. Giannis Antetokoumpo took the lead for his team with 34 points, eight assists and 10 rebounds. The other notable player was Pat Connaughton with 20 points and five boards.

Players to watch: G. Antetokounmpo PF 27 GP 27 GS 33.6 MIN 28.2 PTS 1.7 OR 9.7 DR 11.4 REB 5.8 AST 1.3 STL 1.3 BLK 3.7 TO 3.1 PF 1.6 AST/TO 28.42 PER

K. Middleton SF 28 GP 28 GS 33 MIN 20.3 PTS 0.7 OR 5.1 DR 5.8 REB 5.8 AST 1 STL 0.1 BLK 2.5 TO 2.8 PF 2.3 AST/TO 20.11 PER

J. Holiday PG 23 GP 23 GS 32.5 MIN 16.4 PTS 1.3 OR 3.5 DR 4.8 REB 5.4 AST 1.9 STL 0.6 BLK 1.6 TO 1.7 PF 3.4 AST/TO 19.95 PER.

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 2/18/2021 Betting Numbers

Trends

Toronto Raptors

Toronto are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Toronto’s last 10 games.
Toronto are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Raptors are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games against Milwaukee.
Toronto are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Toronto’s last 8 games on the road.
Toronto are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Toronto’s last 12 games this season.
Toronto are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Toronto are 10-3 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the Central Division division.

Milwaukee Bucks

Milwaukee are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games.
Milwaukee are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee’s last 7 games against Toronto.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games at home.
Milwaukee are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games when playing at home against Toronto.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee’s last 11 games this season.
Milwaukee are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games against an opponent in the Eastern Conference conference.
Bucks are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Division division.
Milwaukee are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games played in February.

Injuries

Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry PG Ankle left last game, is “?” Thursday vs Milwaukee
Patrick McCaw SG Knee is out indefinitely
Yuta Watanabe SG Ankle is “?” Thursday vs Milwaukee

Milwaukee Bucks

Jrue Holiday PG Quarantine is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto
Jordan Nwora SF Ankle is downgraded to OUT Thursday vs Toronto

Head-to-Head
Toronto Raptors Milwaukee Bucks
12-16-0 Against the Spread 13-15-0
17-11-0 Straight Up 17-10-1
114 Points per Game 121
112 Points Allowed per Game 113
45.3 Offensive FG% 49.12
82.03 Offensive FT% 73.16
38.64 Offensive 3PT% 39.79
46.02 Defensive FG% 45.73
79.66 Defensive FT% 77.57
37.8 Defensive 3PT% 38.76

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks Betting Picks

The top NBA betting sites have turned towards the Bucks this time to rebound from their last defeat. Milwaukee is in desperate need of a victory and they will do anything to defeat the Raptors in this game.

Moneyline: The ML that is set for the Raptors in this game is +210 and the ML that is set for the Bucks is -263.

ATS: A spread of +6.5 (-111) is allocated for Toronto and a spread of -6.5 (-111) is allocated for the Bucks.

TOTALs: The total will go over 233.5 (-110) for Toronto and the same will go under for Milwaukee.

Score Prediction: 123 – 117 Bucks