Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions
The Phoenix Suns are set to play their 24th season of the 2020 NBA season against Milwaukee Bucks on 11th February at the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
The Phoenix based club who didn’t have the best of the 2019 seasons are off to a 14-9 start, looking to capitalize on the gained momentum. On the other hand, the giants Milwaukee Bucks have managed to accumulate a strong squad who can defeat even the best of the oppositions.
They are on a five-match winning spree and would be looking to grab the top position in the conference. Even though the Bucks are favored in the odds and predictions, the hosts are known to spring surprises.
Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Recent form
The Phoenix Suns have well and truly justified the name of their side by rising from the ashes. They started off their season to a flyer with a 5-1 record barring the loss to Kings.
Their January campaign was kind of a bummer with unexpected losses coming their way. But they made sure that they staged a comeback as they are back in the top 5 of the Western conference.
They are looking unstoppable in the recent times achieving 6 wins in the last 7 games that added to their tally of 14 wins in this edition.
On the other hand, the last year conference semi-finalists Milwaukee Bucks didn’t have the best of the starts as they lost to Celtics by one-point margin in a thriller.
Despite staging a comeback with a triumph against Warriors, they were easily taken down by the New York Knicks in the 3rd game. From then on, it has been smooth sailing for the giant team notching up some important victories at critical junctures.
They are currently in the midst of a much needed 5-match winning streak, looking to extend this on Wednesday. They have currently achieved 16 wins and 8 losses in this season.
Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Head-to-head:
Regular season (144 games): Suns – 73 wins, Bucks – 71 wins.
Playoffs (2 wins): Suns – 0 wins, Bucks – 2 wins.
Previous meeting: Suns won 140-131 on 8th March 2020 in a regular season fixture.
Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Players to watch out
Deandre Ayton who has played at the center position has tons of experience in NBA with an average of 14 points and 12.7 rebounds in this season so far.
Devin Booker who is the shooting guard has carried the side with close to 23 points while the point guard Mikal Bridges needs to do better than 14.1 points per game in this season.
Jae Crowder brings the power and versatility to the center with a free throw percentage of 87.1% and a field goal percentage of 37.1% in 20 games. E’Twaun Moore who is another useful guard pitched in with 17 points and 4 assists against Cavaliers.
Jrue Holiday has played 23 games as a point guard/shooting guard with an average of 16.4 points per game and a field goal percentage of 50.2% in this edition.
Giannis Antetokounmpo’s performance will be the decisive factor for the Bucks as the versatile player with 27.1 points per game and 9.5 dribbles in every outing.
Donte Divincenzo who will be the shooting guard has averaged 9.5 points in every outing and has to step up in the coming games for the side to succeed.
Khris Middleton who was in top form for the side in 2019 has a top rating of 86 averaging 20.4 points per game along with 5.2 successful defensive rebounds in 23 outings.
Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Odds and Predictions: Outright predictions
The odds for this particular game between Suns and Bucks will be updated on the day of the clash. Looking at the outright predictions, it is very clear that the Bucks have a very good chance to win the NBA championship whereas their opponents need a miracle to lift the NBA title.
According to Oddschecker and SMarkets, the Milwaukee Bucks are the third favorites in this season just behind Lakers and Clippers while the Phoenix Suns are clearly the underdogs who are the 11th favorites to win the NBA title.