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Today, the Milwaukee Bucks are looking to end a four-game losing streak as underdogs. This season, they have been the underdog in just four of their 50 games. Milwaukee is 0-4 ATS as the underdog this season and 1-3 ATS as the underdog on the road.
In their last game, the Bucks lost to the Jazz by a score of 123-108. The O/U line for that game was 248.5, and Milwaukee was getting 2 points. This loss dropped the Bucks to 33-17 on the season in the NBA standings, which is good for 3rd place in the Eastern Conference.
For the season, the Bucks have an O/U record of 28-22, and the under has hit in their last four games. Today’s O/U line is set at 244.5, and the average over/under line in their games is 239.8.
Milwaukee’s road record this season is 12-12, and they are 9-15 ATS on the road. In their most recent road game, the Bucks lost to the Jazz by a score of 123-108. Overall, the Bucks are 19-31 ATS this season.
Phoenix wants to protect their winning streak at home
In their games this season, the Phoenix Suns have had an average over/under line of 231.6 points, which is lower than today’s line of 244.5. On the season, their games have averaged 231.9 points.
Phoenix’s O/U record for the season is 25-25, and their games have averaged 231.9 points per game. In their last game against the Wizards, the teams combined for 252 points, which was well above the O/U line of 241.
Phoenix has won three straight games at home and is 14-11 at home this season. Against the spread, they are 7-17 at home and 13-23 as the favorite. As the favorite, they are 24-13 straight-up and 19-30 overall.
The Suns are currently favored by 4.5 points and have gone 2-0 as the underdog in their last two games. This season, they are 5-8 as the underdog and 6-7 ATS.
Phoenix is 29-21 on the season, which is good for 6th place in the Western Conference. Against the West, they are 17-14 and 5-7 against division opponents.
In their last game, the Suns defeated the Wizards by a score of 140-112. They covered the spread as 10.5-point favorites and are 19-30 ATS for the season.
Let’s see the Bucks vs Suns prediction below:
|MILWAUKEE BUCKS vs PHOENIX SUNS
|Location of the Game: Footprint Center, Phoenix, Arizona
|Date and Time: Tuesday, February 6th 10:00 ET
|Reason: 2023-2024 NBA Regular Season
|How to watch: watchlivesports.co
AI Predictions and Sport Betting AI Picks
|Sport Betting AI PICKS
AI Picks: Milwaukee Bucks 124 – Phoenix Suns 117
Sport Betting AI Picks: ATS Bucks +4.5 | ML Bucks +145 | UNDER 244.5
Bucks vs Suns Prediction Odds
Milwaukee Bucks Game Analysis
The Bucks come into tonight’s game as the NBA’s 2nd ranked scoring offense, averaging 123.7 points per game. They have been particularly strong on the road, where they are averaging 121.5 points per game.
In terms of pace, Milwaukee is also 2nd in the league at 101.9 possessions per game. This has helped them to get up a lot of three-point attempts, as they are 8th in the NBA in three-point attempts per game.
When it comes to shooting efficiency, the Bucks are 4th in the league in field goal percentage at 49%. They have also been very efficient inside the arc, as they are 2nd in two-point field goal percentage at 58%.
When it comes to defense, the Milwaukee Bucks have struggled this season, allowing 119.9 points per game, which ranks 24th in the NBA. On the road, they have been slightly worse, giving up 120.8 points per contest (22nd), affecting their NBA team stats.
So far this season, opponents have scored more than their season average against the Bucks 66.0% of the time. However, their three-point defense has been solid, ranking 8th in the league in three-point shooting percentage allowed (34.7%).
When it comes to rebounding, Milwaukee has been solid, ranking 11th in the NBA. They have also been able to protect the rim, ranking 15th in blocked shots per game. However, they have struggled to generate steals, ranking 24th in the league. Based on the NBA Injury Report, Brook Lopez (Personal) and Damian Lillard (Ankle) are questionable. Meanwhile, the two-time MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo (Knee) and Andre Jackson Jr. (Wrist), could play tonight.
Phoenix Suns Game Analysis
At home, the Suns are scoring 116.9 points per game, which is 14th in the league. Overall, they are 12th in the NBA at 117.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage, they are 3rd in the league at 49%. When it comes to three-point shooting, the Suns are 5th in three-point percentage at 38%.
So far this season, the Suns have outscored the NBA scoring average in 56% of their games. In terms of pace, they are 23rd in the league at 98 possessions per game. When it comes to assists, the Suns are 14th in the NBA at 26.7 per game.
When it comes to free throws, the Suns have made an average of 20.2 per game, which is 3rd in the league. In terms of offensive rebounds, they are 24th in the NBA at 10 per game.
When it comes to defense, the Phoenix Suns have been middle of the pack this season, ranking 15th in points allowed per game at 114.6. Over their last five games, they have been even better, giving up just 115.8 points per game, which is 13th in the NBA during that stretch.
One area where the Suns have excelled is protecting the rim. Thanks to the NBA player stats in that area, they are 6th in blocked shots per game at 5.9. However, they have struggled to keep opponents off the free-throw line, allowing just 21.8 made free throws per game, which is 6th in the league.
When it comes to three-point shooting, Phoenix has done a good job of limiting opponents, as they are 14th in three-point shooting percentage allowed at 36.8%. In terms of three-point attempts allowed per game, they are 19th at 35.5. Only Damion Lee (Knee) is out of this matchup.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Phoenix Suns Head-to-Head
This is a brief summary of the most recent Bucks vs Suns matchups. The last three times the Bucks have travelled to take on the Suns, they are 2-1. In the last three games as the favorite against the Bucks, the Suns have put together a 2-1 vs. the spread.
The last three times that the Suns have hosted the Bucks, the over/under record is 1-2 with the teams combining for an average of 233 points. The over/under record in their last three overall matchups is 1-2.