The Milwaukee Bucks (56-22) open up as the 13-point favorites for their road trip to the Capital One Arena for a matchup against the Washington Wizards (34-44) on Tuesday. The Washington Wizards enter the game ranked 11th in the Eastern Conference, ten spots behind leaders Milwaukee Bucks. The Washington Wizards must gain victory at home to stay in contention for a Play-In spot and prove their worth against the determined Milwaukee Bucks.
Washington Wizards VS Milwaukee Bucks Betting expert picks
Washington Wizards VS Milwaukee Bucks Moneyline
Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win (1.10) on the moneyline.
The Washington Wizards have been having a rough stretch as of late, losing seven out of their last ten games. Their most recent game was a 118-109 loss to the New York Knicks, and they are now 3-7 in their last 10 matchups. As a result, they are the +650 underdogs at the Capital One Arena. The Milwaukee Bucks have been on a roll recently, having won seven of their last ten matches. In their last game they were triumphant against the Philadelphia 76ers, winning by a score of 117-104. Their current betting odds are -1000, which translates to a 91% chance of success.
Betting on the Milwaukee Bucks looks to be a wise decision; they have been very successful on the road, owning a 8-2 record in their most recent ten away matches. This may give them a slight advantage over the Washington Wizards, who have only achieved a 3-7 record at the Capital One Arena recently.
Washington Wizards VS Milwaukee Bucks Spread
Take the Washington Wizards +13.0 (1.91) to cover the spread.
The Milwaukee Bucks are the road favorites at the Capital One Arena, with a 13-point spread lead. The average margin of triumph soared to a whopping 13.0 points in the previous five Washington Wizards-Milwaukee Bucks showdowns.
The Washington Wizards have gone 16-20-1 ATS at Capital One Arena. Their overall record for the season is 35-39-3 ATS. The Washington Wizards covered in four of their past ten contests, scoring 113.3 points and conceding 116.9 points on average.
The Milwaukee Bucks have gone 21-15-3 ATS on the road. Their overall record for the season is 43-30-5 ATS. In their last ten games, the Milwaukee Bucks have had success covering in four of them. Specifically in Eastern Conference matchups, they achieved an 54-55 ATS record recently.
Washington Wizards VS Milwaukee Bucks Total
Go for Total over 230.5 (1.91) at Maryland sports betting sites.
The total may have passed the 222-point mark, but it didn’t quite go above 226 points, as the last ten games between the Washington Wizards and the Milwaukee Bucks produced an average of 224.2 points.
The Washington Wizards are 37-36 O/U against the total this season. Their record at the Capital One Arena is 21-14 O/U. Picking the over would’ve paid out in three of the previous five Washington Wizards home matches. The total averaged 239.6 points. In the last ten home and away games combined, the Over went 5-4.
The Milwaukee Bucks went over the total in their last two road games. Their record away from home is 15-24 O/U. Recently, the visitors have exceeded expectations against the total. Their last five games averaged 248.6 points per game, going over three times.
Washington Wizards VS Milwaukee Bucks Betting trends
- Moneyline (ML): Milwaukee Bucks (-1000) | Washington Wizards (+650)
- Against the spread (ATS): Milwaukee Bucks -13.0 (-110) | Washington Wizards +13.0 (-110)
Washington Wizards Form
The Washington Wizards lost their second game in a row, falling to the New York Knicks by a score of 118-109. Over the course of their last 10 matches, they have gone 3-7. Their record for the previous five home outings is 2-3.
The Washington Wizards are more of an average side for the offensive side of the game. Entering Tuesday’s matchup, the hosts are averaging 113.0 points per game. Defensively, the Washington Wizards haven’t been as effective in shutting out opponents recently, giving up 116.6 points in the last five matches and 113.9 points for the season.
The playoff dream is close to over for the Washington Wizards after 78 games. The hosts have suffered 44 losses in 78 contests this season, putting them in a precarious position of potentially not qualifying for the Eastern playoffs.
The Washington Wizards have 4 players injured for the upcoming match in Bradley Beal, Monte Morris, Kyle Kuzma, and Kristaps Porzingis.
Milwaukee Bucks Form
The Milwaukee Bucks have been on fire when playing away from home, absolutely crushing it with five out of six wins! Things are looking up for the visitors, with a 25-14 road record. They last faced the Philadelphia 76ers, ending the game with a 117-104 score.
On average, Milwaukee Bucks have scored 117.0 points in the NBA this season and 114.7 points when playing away from home. Recently, the Milwaukee Bucks has not been very successful at preventing their opponents from scoring, giving up an average of 125.2 points in the last five matches and 113.0 points across the entire season.
The Milwaukee Bucks have reached the NBA playoffs after 72 regular season games. The aim now is to consolidate their first seed in the Eastern Conference for the remaining rounds.
Meyers Leonard is the only reported injury concern for the Milwaukee Bucks ahead of Tuesday’s game.
Washington Wizards VS Milwaukee Bucks H2H history
The Milwaukee Bucks bagged a 111-117 win over the Washington Wizards in the previous matchup between these two franchises. The encounter took place at the Capital One Arena in March 2023. The Milwaukee Bucks boast a 7-3 record against the Washington Wizards from their past ten contests, winning seven out of ten times on the road.
In their last ten contests, the Washington Wizards scored an average of 111.1 points per game, while the Milwaukee Bucks conceded an average of 113.1 points.