The Milwaukee Bucks (27-17) host the Toronto Raptors (20-19) Saturday at the Fiserv Forum for a 6:30 p.m. ET tip-off. Below, we look at the Raptors vs. Bucks odds and lines, and make our expert NBA picks, predictions and bets.
Toronto has dropped back-to-back games to the Phoenix Suns 99-95 Tuesday as 4.5-point favorites and at the Detroit Pistons 103-87 yesterday (Friday) as 9-point favorites. Before the back-to-back losses, Toronto won six straight.
Over the past two weeks, the Raptors are sixth in non-garbage time net rating at plus-8.9 and the 14th-ranked ATS margin at plus-0.9, according to CleaningTheGlass.com (CTG).
Milwaukee stopped a two-game losing skid by clobbering the Golden State Warriors 118-99 due in part to a Giannis Antetokounmpo triple-double.
In the last 14 days, the Bucks are 3-4 straight-up (SU), 3-4 ATS and 2-5 O/U with the ninth-best non-garbage time net rating at plus-4.5 but the 19th-ranked ATS margin at minus-0.4, per CTG.
The Raptors have won and covered four straight games with the Bucks including both regular-season meetings this season. But, Giannis played in neither Raptors-Bucks game this season.
Raptors at Bucks odds, spread and lines
Odds provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 10:50 a.m. ET.
- Money line: Raptors +230 (bet $100 to win $230) | Bucks -300 (bet $300 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Raptors +6.5 (-102) | Bucks -6.5 (-122)
- Over/Under (O/U): 221.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)