NBA Betting Previews: Bucks, Giannis Look To Stay Hot Against Wizards

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks looks n against the Sacramento Kings in the second half of an NBA basketball game at Golden 1 Center on March 16, 2022 in Sacramento, California
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Washington Wizards (30-41, 27-42-2 ATS) @ Milwaukee Bucks (45-27, 34-38 ATS), Thursday, 8 p.m.

Lines/News: The Bucks are favored by 12.5 and the O/U is  233.5. The Bucks have less rest, playing on Tuesday versus Monday for the Wizards. In their previous meeting, on February 1 in Milwaukee, the Bucks prevailed, 112-98. Washington is 2-8 straight up over their last 10 games, losing its last game.  Milwaukee is 8-2 straight up over their last 10 games, winning their last contest. Washington on the season is 39-31-1 to the Over and Milwaukee 36-36.

Wizards Trends: The Wizards are 11-23-1 ATS on the road this season and 2-8-2 ATS after two days of rest this season. The Over is 9-2 in Wizards games in their last 11.

Bucks Trends: The Bucks are 14-20 ATS as home favorites this season and 7-2 ATS in their last nine games. In the last nine instances for the Bucks, the Over is 7-2 after last game was Under the points total.

Player Trends: Washington’s Kristaps Porzingis (O/U 7.5 rebounds) has recorded 8+ rebounds in 13 of his 24 (54.2%) games on the road this season (avg. 7.8) and four of his last five (80%) on the road (avg. 9.4). He’s recorded 8+ rebounds in 12 of his 20 (60%) against a team with a winning record this season (avg. 8.4 per gm).

Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo (O/U 32.5 points) scored 33+ points in 11 of his 30 (36.7%) games at home this season (avg. 31.3) and in 17 of his 51 (33.3%) when his team is the favorite this season (avg. 30.6). He’s scored 33+ points in seven of his last nine (77.8%) against a team with a losing record (avg. 37.6).