Following playoff seasons last year both Milwaukee and Philadelphia are expected to contend once again. On the whole they are considered to be in the upper tier of the Eastern Conference. Each team is led by a big man that can often provide the NBA betting online difference for individual games. Joel Embiid of the 76ers and Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks are among the most dominant players in the game. For all that gamblers are paying a lot more attention to both teams. Which makes betting value assessment quite the challenge all year long.
Philadelphia 76ers vs. Milwaukee Bucks
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 9:30 p.m. ET
Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
NBA Betting Online Odds:
|76ers||+6 (-110)||223½ (-110)|
|Bucks||-6 (-110)||223½ (-110)|
Bucks vs. 76ers TV Coverage: ESPN
Milwaukee has gotten off to a solid start for new head coach Mike Budenholzer. To be exact the Bucks won their first two games straight up with one cover. It follows that both games went over the total. Budenholzer previously coached the Atlanta Hawks. Compared to that team the Bucks coach has much more to work with at Milwaukee.
Philadelphia has also gotten off to a good start for the new season. To illuminate the 76ers are 2-1 straight up but with just one payout. Alternatively, the Sixers have gone over the total twice in three games.
Important Names on Court
Giannis Antetokounmpo has emerged as a dominant power forward for Milwaukee. By reason of his 25.5 points and 16.5 rebounds per game are hopes high in Brew City. Definitely of surprise is that at age 23 he is already in his sixth NBA season. Giannis is a two NBA time all-star. Philadelphia center Joel Embiid is equally impressive. Correlate his 28.3 points and 10.7 rebounds per game. Embiid was an all-star last year. And at the age of 24 he figures to be going up against Antetokounmpo for years to come.
Stats to Consider
Philadelphia has struggled recently in NBA betting online road games. For example, the 76ers have paid in just two of their last seven away tilts. Six of their last eight road games have gone over the total. Balanced against that is Milwaukee’s strong recent betting value at home. The Bucks have come away with the cash in four of their last five as a host. Nine of Milwaukee’s last 11 home games have gone over the total.
Team vs. Team
Milwaukee has had the sportsbook advantage in this recent head to head series. To illustrate the Bucks have paid in four of their last six against Philadelphia. Seven of the last ten between these teams have gone over the total. Additionally, Milwaukee has had the home court betting advantage in this series. In their last nine home games with the Sixers the Bucks have paid six times. Four of the last five in this rivalry have gone over the total.
Matchup to Watch
A clear difference for the Bucks is their new Fiserv Forum home court. Starting with that is a new level of NBA betting online expectations. Not withstanding Embiid the Bucks should thrive on their home court. To differentiate there is a new buzz about the Bucks for 2018-19.
76ers vs. Bucks NBA Betting Online Picks
As mentioned earlier Milwaukee is a good value at home and against Philadelphia.
76ers vs. Bucks NBA Betting Online Pick: Milwaukee Bucks
76ers vs. Bucks NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Bucks 110, 76ers 98
Catch highlights of the Bucks winning their first ever home game at the Fiserv Forum!