The Washington Wizards (16-21) play the 2nd game of their 4-game road trip Sunday against the Milwaukee Bucks (23-12) in the 1st of consecutive games against them. Tip-off is 8 p.m. ET at Fiserz Forum. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Wizards vs. Bucks odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Wizards are red-hot right now. They have won 4 games in a row and 5 of their last 6, doubling their season win total in that stretch. They are coming off a 119-100 road win over the Orlando Magic on Friday as 4.5-point favorites.
The Bucks are in 1st place in the Central Division and are coming off a 123-114 home win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday as 7.5-point favorites that snapped a 4-game losing streak.
Wizards at Bucks odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub Lines last updated at 12:01 p.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Wizards +215 (bet $100 to win $215) | Bucks -255 (bet $255 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Wizards +6.5 (-110) | Bucks -6.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 225.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)
Wizards at Bucks key injuries
- G Bradley Beal (hamstring) questionable
- F Taj Gibson (groin) questionable
- G George Hill (illness) questionable
- G Jrue Holiday (illness) out
- G Khris Middleton (knee) out
For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.
Wizards at Bucks picks and predictions
Bucks 121, Wizards 1112
The Wizards have won 3 of their last 4 road games, but are still only 6-14 away from home. The Bucks are a fantastic 15-3 at home this season and have won 4 straight and 6 of 7 on their home court.
While the Wizards are playing well now, it’s not enough to bet them straight up on the road against the Bucks. It isn’t worth the action for a wager on the Bucks with the line being what it is.
The Wizards are 16-18-3 ATS this season and have covered the spread in 4 straight games and in 6 of their last 7. They are 9-9-2 ATS on the road.
The Bucks are 18-15-2 ATS overall this season, but 13-5 ATS at home. They have won each of their last 4 home games by at least 9 points.
BET BUCKS -6.5 (-110).
The Under is 6-0 in the Wizards’ last 6 road games. However, the Over is 8-1 in the Bucks’ last 9 home games and 6-1 in their last 7 home games against teams with a losing road record.
BET OVER 225.5 (-115).