The Milwaukee Bucks will face off against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Fiserv Forum. The Bucks are currently 55-22 overall and 30-8 at home, while the 76ers are 51-26 overall and 23-15 on the road. The Bucks are trying to maintain their position as the No. 1 seed in the East, while the Philadelphia 76ers are on the verge of finishing as the No. 3 seed in the conference. This will be the final regular-season meeting between these two teams, with the Philadelphia 76ers winning and covering the spread in two of the three matchups. However, the Bucks are favored by 5 points in the latest Bucks vs. 76ers odds from Caesars Sportsbook, with the over/under set at 236.5.
The Milwaukee Bucks suffered a brutal 140-99 loss against the Boston Celtics earlier this week. Their defense was struggling and allowed Boston to shoot 56.0% from the floor and 22-of-43 from the 3-point line. Milwaukee has given up at least 14 shots from beyond the arc to three of their last four opponents and allowed their opponents to shoot better than 40% from the 3-point line. Power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo finished as the top scorer for the Bucks with 24 points.
On the other hand, the Philadelphia 76ers secured a solid victory over the Toronto Raptors, winning 117-110. Philadelphia’s point guard James Harden and Joel Embiid each posted double-doubles with 23 points and 11 assists, and 25 points and 12 rebounds, respectively. Embiid, the NBA MVP candidate, has recorded 38 double-doubles in 63 games this season, while Harden has 35 double-doubles in 55 games. In the March 4 win over the Bucks, Harden had 38 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds. Meanwhile, Embiid had 31 points, 10 assists, and six rebounds.
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