At the beginning of the season, the Bucks were a clear favorite to win the Eastern Conference. Consider that they likely should have done so last year. Milwaukee had the Raptors on the ropes but failed to finish. Toronto has since lost playoff MVP Kawhi Leonard and is no longer a serious NBA bets championship favorite. Namely regular-season MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo gives the Bucks a tremendous advantage for every game. The recent injury to Khris Middleton has hurt the depth. Of great concern is that the Bucks aren’t getting the money at the same rate as last year.
Portland Trail Blazers Vs. Milwaukee Bucks
|Date and Time:||Thursday, November 21, 2019, 8 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|Portland Vs. Milwaukee TV Coverage:||TNT|
|Trail Blazers Vs. Bucks NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:||Click Here|
Portland Trail Blazers Vs. Milwaukee Bucks Overview
Milwaukee has an offshore betting record of 10-3 straight up, 7-6 against the spread and 6-6-1 on totals. Overall the Bucks rank second in the NBA for scoring offense and 15th for points allowed. Milwaukee has paid in five of their last nine with two straight covers. Four of their last seven have gone over the total.
By contrast, the Blazers are 5-9 straight up, 6-7-1 vs. the odds, and 9-5 over the total. It has been a disappointing start for a perennial playoff contender. Portland ranks 12th in the NBA for scoring offense, but 23rd for points allowed. Specifically, the Blazers have been respected for strong defense and that drop has been highly alarming. Correlate Portland has paid in just two of their last nine outings.
Key Trail Blazers: PG Damian Lillard (29.8 PTS, 4.8 REB, 6.8 AST, 46.2% FG, 36.6% 3P, 92.5% FT), SG CJ McCollum (21 PTS, 4.5 REB, 3.4 AST, 41.7% FG, 34.7% 3P, 78.1% FT), C Hassan Whiteside (15.3 PTS, 12.2 REB, 58.3% FG, 3.0% 3P, 76.6% FT)
Key Bucks: PF Giannis Antetokounmpo (30.1 PTS, 14.3 REB, 6.5 AST, 58% FG, 32% 3P, 63.0 FT), PG Eric Bledsoe (17 PTS, 5.3 REB, 5.3 AST, 48.8% FG, 27.8% FG, 79.5% FT), C Brook Lopez (10.9 PTS, 4.8 REB, 2.3 BLK, 41.1% FG, 28.6 3P, 91.3% FT)
Portland and Milwaukee Against the Spread
The Trail Blazers Are:
- 5-3 against the spread in their last eight away games
- 1-3-1 under the total on the road
- 4-12 vs. the odds in their head to head series with Milwaukee
- 4-9 under the total vs. the Bucks
- 3-4 on the board at Central Division teams
- 2-3-1 under the total at the Central Division
The Bucks Are:
- 10-3 against the spread at Fiserv Forum
- 3-4 under the total in their last seven home games
- 6-2 vs. the line when hosting the Trail Blazers
- 3-0 over the total at home with Portland
- 5-3 on the board when hosting the Pacific Division
- 5-3 over the total at home against Pacific Division teams
Portland Trail Blazers Vs. Milwaukee Bucks NBA Bets Picks
On this occasion, the Bucks rate the edge as a team that provides good NBA Bets Value at home. Milwaukee has also proven to have the betting advantage against the Trail Blazers. Giannis should fully exploit the Portland leaky Portland defense.
Portland vs. Milwaukee NBA Bet Pick: Milwaukee Bucks
Portland vs. Milwaukee NBA Bets Score Prediction: Bucks 112, Trail Blazers 95