Bucks vs. Raptors Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, March 19, 2023

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Bucks vs. Raptors Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, March 19, 2023

NBA Predictions

Odds are against the Toronto Raptors (35-36), who are a 7.5-point underdog when they hit the court against the Milwaukee Bucks (50-20) on March 19, 2023. The matchup features an over/under of 234.5.

Bucks vs. Raptors Odds

  • Bucks odds to win: -306
  • Raptors odds to win: +247
  • Spread: Bucks (-7.5)
  • Total: 234.5

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • TV: NBA TV, BSWI, and SportsNet

Who Will Win Bucks vs. Raptors?

Bucks and Raptors Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Bucks have a 9-11 record against the spread this season when favored by 7.5 points or more.

The Raptors are 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 7.5 points or greater this season.

The two teams average a combined 5.4 fewer points per game, 229.1, than this matchup’s over/under of 234.5 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 10.0 fewer points per game (224.5) than this matchup’s over/under of 234.5 points.

The Bucks’ average point total in outings this year is 228.6, 5.9 points fewer than the total in this game.

The average total in Toronto’s games this season is 9.5 fewer points than the point total of 234.5 in this outing.

Milwaukee’s ATS record is 38-27-5 this season.

The Raptors are 35-35-1 against the spread this year.

Bucks Stats & Insights

The Bucks have a +270 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.8 points per game. They’re putting up 116.2 points per game to rank ninth in the league and are giving up 112.4 per contest to rank ninth in the NBA.

The Bucks win the rebound battle by 4.5 boards on average. They collect 48.9 rebounds per game, which ranks first in the league, while their opponents grab 44.4 per outing.

Milwaukee makes 14.8 three-pointers per game (fourth-most in the league), 2.9 more than its opponents (11.9).

The Bucks’ 113.7 points per 100 possessions on offense rank ninth in the NBA, and the 108.6 points they allow per 100 possessions rank third in the league.

So far in 2022-23, the Bucks’ offense has been much better at home, where they score 119.7 points per game, compared to road games, where they score 112.8 per game. On defense, they have been slightly worse in home games, where they surrender 112.4 points per game, versus on the road, where they let opponents to score 112.3 per game.

Raptors Stats & Insights

The Raptors score 112.9 points per game (21st in NBA) and concede 112.1 (fifth in league) for a +61 scoring differential overall.

The 43 rebounds per game Toronto accumulates rank 17th in the NBA. Their opponents pull down 42.3.

The Raptors knock down 10.8 three-pointers per game (23rd in the league) while shooting 33.9% from deep (26th in NBA). They are making 1.4 fewer threes than their opponents, who drain 12.2 per game at 37.5%.

The Raptors rank 15th in the NBA with 111.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 13th defensively with 111.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

At home, Toronto scores 114.3 points per game. Away, it averages 111.5.

Bucks Key Players to Watch

Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 31.4 points, 11.9 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game.

Jrue Holiday scores 19.4 points per game and adds 5.2 rebounds and 7.3 assists for the Bucks.

The Bucks get 2.4 three-pointers per game out of Holiday.

Holiday picks pockets to the tune of 1.2 takeaways per game, and Brook Lopez records 2.5 rejections per contest.

Raptors Key Players to Watch

Pascal Siakam pours in 24.3 points per game. He also contributes 7.7 rebounds and 5.9 assists per game this season.

This season, Jakob Poeltl has a statline of 12.7 points, three assists and 9.2 rebounds per game.

Fred VanVleet hits 3.1 threes per game.

The Raptors’ defensive effort gets a boost from OG Anunoby’s two steals and Poeltl’s 1.2 blocks per game.

Bucks vs. Raptors Prediction

  • Pick ATS: Bucks (- 7.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (234.5)

  • Prediction:
    Bucks 117 – Raptors 109

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