If the Milwaukee Bucks want to make the leap into the upper echelon of the Eastern Conference, they’ll need to get the job done against good teams. The Bucks will have a chance to prove themselves against the streaking Toronto Raptors north of the border tonight. Oddsmakers initially set the Dinos as 9-point home faves with an OVER/UNDER of 215.5.
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- The Bucks are 0-3 ATS in their last three games against the Raptors.
- The Raptors are 5-1 SU and ATS in their last six games at home.
- The Bucks are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games on the road.
Milwaukee was recently riding a streak of five wins in six games before falling to the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards. The Bucks held a 20-point lead over the Hawks at one point before eventually losing 114-110 and gave up an 11-0 run down the stretch to let the Wiz escape with a 110-105 triumph.
Toronto is the hottest team in the NBA both on the court and at the betting window right now. Canada’s lone NBA squad has won eight of its last nine games and is a league-best 16-6-1 ATS.
The Raps have dominated this series over the years. In the past 12 meetings between the Bucks and Raps, Toronto is 11-1 SU.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those looking to pick the visitors as their prediction to cover in this one found the Milwaukee Bucks listed as 9-point underdogs earlier at BetOnline. Meanwhile, the OVER/UNDER total betting line for this game was set at 215.5 at Bovada but may have moved since the betting odds opened.
Odds – Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 116-98 victory for the Raptors. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Toronto Raptors sport a record of 16-7 and 16-6-1 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Milwaukee Bucks sit at 11-11 and 10-12 ATS on the NBA season. The OVER/UNDER totals betting records are 16-7 for the Toronto Raptors and 14-8 for the Milwaukee Bucks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Toronto vs Milwaukee injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 4 (Toronto Raptors) and the No. 12 (Bucks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA betting Power Rankings at Odds – Shark .
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Milwaukee Bucks rank No. 11 in the league with 44.75 per game. That compares with Toronto’s No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Toronto is the NBA’s No. 12-ranked team at 9.57 per game, while the Milwaukee Bucks rate No. 16 with 8.73 per contest.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Bucks wasted a 28-point performance from Giannis Antetokounmpo as Washington ran past them 110-105 on Saturday at Verizon Center.
Kyle Lowry poured in 34 points for Toronto on Friday, as they defeated Boston 101-94 at TD Garden.
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 5 games
- Milwaukee is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
- Milwaukee is 6-18 SU in its last 24 games on the road
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games on the road
- Toronto is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games
- Toronto is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
- The total has gone OVER in 13 of Toronto’s last 17 games
- Toronto is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Milwaukee home to Chicago, Thursday, December 15th
Toronto at Philadelphia, Wednesday, December 14th