Wizards vs Bucks Prediction and Odds

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction and Odds

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction: The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to win the upcoming game against the Washington Wizards as per the latest prediction.


The Washington Wizards (16-21) need to prepare for a tough challenge to register their 5th consecutive win as they are set to meet the Milwaukee Bucks (23-12) in the upcoming NBA fixture on a blockbuster Sunday night. The Wizards are on a roll after 4 consecutive wins. They need to continue the form in order to get into the top 8 of the Eastern Conference. In the last fixture, Washington defeated the Orlando Magic with a score of 119-100.

The Milwaukee Bucks will look to continue their dominance in their home arena when they host the Wizards. It has been a fantastic campaign for the Bucks till now. They will aim to close the gap with the Celtics and target the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a win over the Wizards. Milwaukee is coming off a 123-114 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the last game.

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction: Last 5 Games Analysis

The Washington Wizards have won 3 of the last 5 away games.

In the last 5 away games

  • The Wizards have scored 117.2 points per game.
  • The Wizards have conceded 110.4 points per game.
  • Number of games with a difference of 3 points or less: 2
  • Number of games with a difference of 4-10 points or more: 3

The Milwaukee Bucks have won 4 of the last 5 home games.

In the last 5 home games

  • The Bucks have scored 125.8 points per game.
  • The Bucks have conceded 113.6 points per game.
  • Number of games with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
  • Number of games with a difference of 4-10 points or more: 5

The Bucks have been excellent at home as they lost just 3 of the 18 home fixtures this season.

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction: Attack and Defense Analysis

Attack

The Washington Wizards are playing with an average of 111.9 points. They have conceded 112.9 points per game. In shooting, the Wizards’ shooting accuracy stands at 48.1% from the field and 34.7% from the 3-point line. As per dunksandthrees.com, the Washington Wizards are in the 16th position in the offense with an Adjusted Offensive Rating of 113.3.

The Milwaukee Bucks have maintained an average of 112.9 points per game. They have given away 110.5 points per game. The Bucks shot 45.9% from the field and 34.5% from the 3-point line. As per dunksandthrees.com, the Milwaukee Bucks are in the 21st position in the offense with an Adjusted Offense Rating of 112.0.

The Washington Wizards have the upper hand in the offensive stats of the current season.

Defense

The Washington Wizards played with an average of 43.6 rebounds per game, with 6.8 steals and 5.6 blocks per game. They rank 16 among all sides with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 113.3.

The Milwaukee Bucks rebounded with an average of 48.9 per game. The average number of steals per game is currently at 6.5, while the average number of assists per game stands at 5.5. The Bucks have the third-best defense this season with an Adjusted Defensive Rating of 109.7.

The Bucks are clearly ahead on the defensive performance this season.

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Bucks vs Wizards Prediction: Spread and Moneyline

The Milwaukee Bucks have always been a mighty side to get defeated in their own backyard. The Washington Wizards have the winning momentum but they need to bring out their best to challenge the Bucks in the next game.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is expected to continue his lethal for and dominate the Wizards’ defense. On the other hand, Kristaps Porzingis has been consistent for the Wizards this season. He is most likely to lead the scoring chart of Washington again.

Spread:

  • Milwaukee Bucks: -8.5 (-109)
  • Washington Wizards: +8.5 (-119)

Moneyline:

  • Milwaukee Bucks: -385
  • Washington Wizards: +333

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats

There have been 221 regular season games between these two teams in the NBA. The Milwaukee Bucks are ahead with 127 wins, while the Washington Wizards managed to win 94 fixtures.

If we check out the last 5 meetings, 4 matchups were won by the Bucks and only 1 by the Wizards. The previous meeting took place in the last season on 24 March 2022. The Milwaukee Bucks won that game with a score of 114-102.

Head-to-Head: Key Highlights

  • Average Number of Total Points Scored: 225.0
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Washington Wizards: 111.4
  • Average Number of Points scored by the Milwaukee Bucks: 117.6

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Wizards vs Bucks Prediction: Key Snippets

The Wizards registered their 4th consecutive win by crushing the Magic in the last fixture.

It was another solid performance at home by the Washington Wizards. They faced a tough fight from the Magic in the first half. A 16-0 run by Orlando led by Wagner turned the score 32-27 in favor of the Magic in the second quarter. The Wizards gave no chance to the visitors in the second half. Although they made things difficult for themselves by committing 26 turnovers, Washington shot 56% from the field and 42.9% from the 3-point line and pulled off a comfortable win in the end.

Kristaps Porzingis continued his excellent form and contributed 30 points for the Wizards with 13 rebounds. Kyle Kuzma played well too and finished with 23 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists.

Another stellar show by Antetokounmpo sealed the win for the Bucks against the Timberwolves.

The Milwaukee Bucks didn’t get a good start to the last game against the Timberwolves. They struggled at shooting in the initial minutes. The Timberwolves finished the first half with a lead of 9 points. The Bucks made a solid comeback and took the lead with a 39-22 run in the quarter. Ingles’ 3-pointer to start the fourth quarter extended Milwaukee’s lead. In the end, the deficit turned out to be just too much for Minnesota to avoid a loss.

Giannis Antetokoumpo single-handedly dominated the Timberwolves as he finished the contest with 43 points, 20 rebounds, and 5 assists. Bobby Portis gave a valuable contribution of 22 points and 14 rebounds off the bench.

Bucks vs Wizards Prediction: Players to Watch Out

Milwaukee Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 32.1| Rebounds Per Game: 11.8 | Assists Per Game: 5.2

Brook Lopez (Center)

Points Per Game: 14.8 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.9 | Blocks Per Game: 2.6

Bobby Portis (Forward)

Points Per Game: 13.9| Rebounds Per Game: 10.1 | Assists Per Game: 1.8

Washington Wizards

Kristaps Porzingis (Center)

Points Per Game: 22.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 8.9 | Blocks Per Game: 1.5

Kyle Kuzma (Small Forward)

Points Per Game: 21.3 | Rebounds Per Game: 7.7 | Assists Per Game: 3.5

Rui Hachimura (Power Forward)

Points Per Game: 13.0 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Assists Per Game: 1.1

Wizards vs Bucks Prediction: Predicted Winner

  • The bucks have the home advantage
  • Wizards have the offensive advantage
  • The bucks have the defensive advantage
  • Net: Advantage Bucks

The Washington Wizards will be high on confidence after their recent performances. However, their away stats are a sign of concern. It would require a complete team effort to trouble the Bucks on Sunday. Moreover, the absence of Bradley Beal is a big disadvantage for Washington. On the other hand, the Milwaukee Bucks have been in red-hot form in their home arena. They are expected to go all guns blazing to secure another win against the Wizards. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring the Bucks for this fixture.