In a Central Division matchup, the Bucks are looking to secure a win against the Bucks. The Bucks are currently favored by 18 at Bovada. This game will start at 6:00 ET and can be watched on BSW.

Can Detroit Grab a Win on the Road?

Coming into the game against the Bucks, the Pistons are 2-23 overall and are looking to snap their 22 game losing streak. In Eastern Conference games, the Pistons are 2-15 and are 0-8 in non-conference play.

Detroit arrives with an ATS record of 8-16 for the season up to this point. Detroit has failed to cover the spread in two straight road games and are 5-7 ATS on the road compared to 3-9 at home.

The Pistons offense is coming off a game where they scored 92 points against the 76ers. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.2% and connected on 4 threes. In terms of offense, the Pistons have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, putting them 23rd in the NBA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 29th in percentage and 30th in three-pointers made.

Looking at the Pistons defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 119.4 points per game (23rd).

The Pistons defense is coming off a game in which they held the 76ers offense to just 43.2% shooting. Overall, they gave up 124 points to Philadelphia.

  • Monte Morris (Out) Quadriceps
  • Marvin Bagley III (Questionable) Back
  • Jalen Duren (Out) Ankle

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Bucks?

As the Bucks prepare for today’s game, they will be focused on extending their two game win streak. Overall, the Bucks are 17-7 and have gone 5-5 on the road compared to 12-2 at home.

Milwaukee’s ATS record sits below .500 (10-14). The Bucks maintain an ATS record of 5-5 on the road, while they have a 5-9 record vs. the spread when playing at home.

In their latest game, Milwaukee’s offense looked good, scoring 140 points against the Pacers. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 53.9% and made 37/48 free throws. For the season, the Bucks offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NBA with a field goal percentage of 50%. So far, they have hit 58% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 14.1 made three’s per contest.

Facing Detroit, the Bucks aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 119.5 points allowed per game (24th).

In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Bucks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.6% while allowing 35.4% from downtown.

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (Probable) Illness
  • Jae Crowder (Out) Groin

Pistons vs. Bucks Pick

For a point-spread bet in this Bucks vs. Bucks matchup, we’re leaning towards the Pistons at +18. Although our projections show the Bucks winning 112-106, we suggest placing your bet on the Pistons for the point-spread.

Pick: Take the Pistons at +18

The Total

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 240.5 and our model has the Pistons and Bucks finishing with a combined 218 points. Our pick is to take the under.

Pick: Go Under 240.5 points (-112)