At the beginning of the season the Bucks were respected as a probable playoff contender. Otherwise nobody was picking Milwaukee to become one of the top teams with the NBA games betting odds. The Bucks have been one of the top surprises in the Association both on the hardwood and the cashier’s cage. Correspondingly Milwaukee has become an impressive full court team. In the same way Toronto remains the team to beat in the Atlantic Division. Nevertheless, gamblers have become frustrated with the Raptors and their unreliability at getting the cash. For this reason, the overlay factors loom large.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Toronto Raptors
Date and Time: Thursday, January 31, 2019, 8 p.m. Eastern
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario
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Late results show Milwaukee has lost some of their NBA games betting steam after a red-hot run. The Bucks have gotten the cash in just three of their last eight games. Six of those eight games went under the total. Consequently, Milwaukee is now 35-13 straight up, 26-19-3 vs. the odds, and 23-25 under the total. Metrics impress with NBA rankings of second for scoring offense and eighth for points allowed. The Bucks lead the Central Division.
In like manner Toronto has been in the red recently. The Raps have covered just three of their last eight games. Four of their last six games have gone under the total. As a result, the Raptors are 37-15 straight up, 23-29 vs. the odds, and 30-22 over the total. TO leads the Atlantic Division. Overall the Raps rank seventh for scoring offense and 10th for points allowed.
Important Names on Court
Extending Milwaukee’s success is Giannis Antetokounmpo and his 26.6 points and 12.7 rebounds per game. Counter to that is Toronto’s Kawhi Leonard with 27.9 points and 7.9 rebounds per game.
Stats to Consider
In this situation Milwaukee may prove to be a strong play as a road team. Gamblers have lost just two of the Bucks last 10 online sportsbook road matchups. Nine of their last 12 away matchups have gone under the total. Along the same lines has Toronto provided good betting value at Scotiabank Arena. Winning tickets have been cashed in five of the Raptors last seven home games. Four of Toronto’s last five home games have gone under the total.
Team vs. Team
Increasingly Milwaukee backers have been frustrated the results in this head to head series against Toronto. The Bucks have failed to get the money in their last three matchups with TO. And seven of the last nine in this matchup went under the total. However, Scotiabank Arena has been quite the hospitable host to Milwaukee. Five of the last six against the spread at Toronto in this series went to the Bucks. Over the total has hit in four of the last five at TO in this matchup.
Matchup to Watch
Giannis gives Milwaukee quite the matchup advantage. As has been noted the Bucks do well with the NBA games betting odds at Toronto. In the same way the Bucks seem to have just a little bit more.
Bucks vs. Raptors NBA games Betting Odds Picks
In sum Milwaukee gets the call as the better value on the road.
Bucks vs. Raptors NBA Betting Online Pick: Milwaukee Bucks
Bucks vs. Raptors NBA Betting Online Score Prediction: Bucks 106, Raptors 101
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