Bucks vs. 76ers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 2, 2023

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Bucks vs. 76ers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 2, 2023

NBA Predictions

Joel Embiid’s Philadelphia 76ers (51-26) will look to secure an upset of Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (55-22) on April 2, 2023. The Bucks are a 5.5-point favorite. The matchup’s point total is 236.

Bucks vs. 76ers Odds

  • Bucks odds to win: -218
  • 76ers odds to win: +180
  • Spread: Bucks (-5.5)
  • Total: 236

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Game Time and Information

  • When: Sunday, April 2, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • TV: BSWI and NBCS-PH

Who Will Win Bucks vs. 76ers?

Bucks and 76ers Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

The Bucks have a 20-16-2 record against the spread this season when favored by 5.5 points or more.

In games they have played as at least 5.5-point underdogs this season, the 76ers are 2-0 against the spread.

These two teams average a combined 232.2 points per game, 3.8 fewer points than the total of 236 set for this matchup.

Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 223.6 points per game, 12.4 fewer than the over/under for this matchup.

The average over/under the Bucks have had set in matchups this season is 5.9 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

The average point total for Philadelphia this season is 10.3 points fewer than this game’s over/under.

Milwaukee is 40-32-5 ATS this season.

The 76ers have a 46-31-0 record against the spread this year.

Bucks Stats & Insights

The Bucks have a +299 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.9 points per game. They’re putting up 117.0 points per game to rank seventh in the league and are giving up 113.1 per contest to rank 14th in the NBA.

The Bucks win the rebound battle by an average of 4.4 boards. They are grabbing 48.8 rebounds per game (first in the league) compared to their opponents’ 44.4 per outing.

Milwaukee connects on 14.7 three-pointers per game (fourth-most in the league), 2.7 more than its opponents (12.0).

The Bucks average 114.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (ninth in the league), and give up 109.0 points per 100 possessions (fourth in the NBA).

The Bucks have scored at a higher clip in home games than on the road in the 2022-23 season (119.4 at home versus 114.7 on the road), though they have surrendered fewer points in home games than on the road (112.6 opponent points per home game versus 113.6 on the road).

76ers Stats & Insights

The 76ers outscore opponents by 4.7 points per game (posting 115.2 points per game, 14th in league, and allowing 110.5 per outing, third in NBA) and have a +359 scoring differential.

Philadelphia ranks 26th in the league at 40.9 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 41.1 its opponents average.

The 76ers hit 12.7 three-pointers per game (11th in the league) while shooting 38.8% from beyond the arc (first in NBA). They are making 1.2 more threes than their opponents, who drain 11.5 per game at 34.7%.

The 76ers score 115.7 points per 100 possessions (fourth in league), while allowing 110.0 points per 100 possessions (seventh in NBA).

At home Philadelphia is scoring 114.8 points per game, 0.8 fewer points than it is averaging away (115.6).

Bucks Key Players to Watch

Antetokounmpo accumulates 31.1 points and 11.8 rebounds per game, with 5.6 assists.

Jrue Holiday contributes with 5.0 boards and 7.3 assists per game in addition to his 19.2 PPG scoring average.

Holiday leads active Bucks in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.

Holiday averages 1.1 takeaways per game, while Brook Lopez collects 2.5 rejections per contest.

76ers Key Players to Watch

Embiid is at the top of the 76ers scoring and rebounding leaderboards with 33.0 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game to go with 4.1 assists per contest this season.

James Harden has per-game averages of 21.3 points, 10.9 assists and 6.2 rebounds this season.

De’Anthony Melton hits 2.1 treys per game.

The 76ers’ defensive effort gets a lift from Melton (1.7 steals per game) and Embiid (1.7 blocks per game).

Bucks vs. 76ers Prediction

  • Pick ATS: 76ers (+ 5.5)
  • Pick OU:

    Under (236)

  • Prediction:
    Bucks 116 – 76ers 112

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