The Milwaukee Bucks (42-17) play host to the Phoenix Suns (33-28) for a matchup at the Fiserv Forum on Sunday. The Phoenix Suns hit the road with the Western Conference’s fourth-best record, while the Milwaukee Bucks rank second in the Eastern Conference. The Milwaukee Bucks claimed a 132-122 win when last faced with the Phoenix Suns, and they look like a solid call to take out their coming visitors at the Fiserv Forum once again.
Milwaukee Bucks VS Phoenix Suns Betting expert picks
Milwaukee Bucks VS Phoenix Suns Moneyline
Go for the Milwaukee Bucks to win (1.63) on the moneyline at AZ sports betting sites.
The Milwaukee Bucks have been in red-hot form lately, winning their last 13 games straight up. Confidence should be high, and with -160 odds on the moneyline, they’ll look to take down the Phoenix Suns with ease. Their current odds suggest there is a 62% chance of a home win on Sunday. Though the Phoenix Suns are viewed as the underdogs with +140 odds, they have made a strong showing in their last 10 road games, emerging victorious in six of them. Their most recent success was a 124-115 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Take the Milwaukee Bucks (-160) to win outright on the moneyline for the upcoming match at the Fiserv Forum. They look the better pick of the two sides, having gone 13-0 recently and 42-17 for the season.
Milwaukee Bucks VS Phoenix Suns Spread
Take the Milwaukee Bucks -3.5 (1.91) as they are the best bet.
The oddsmakers are siding with the Milwaukee Bucks on the spread, but not by much. The hosts open up as the 3.5-point favorites over the Phoenix Suns for Sunday. They were victorious in four out of their last five home encounters in this series. The average margin of victory was 10.8 points.
In six of the last seven games, the Milwaukee Bucks covered the spread. Their record is 34-23-2 ATS for the season. The Milwaukee Bucks have been a reliable pick when it comes to covering the spread. They have had success in their last two games, going 7-3 ATS in their last ten matches.
The Phoenix Suns have gone 15-15 ATS on the road. Their overall record for the season is 32-28-1 ATS. In recent matchups against teams from the Eastern Conference, the Phoenix Suns went 55-46 ATS. They have covered the spread in five of their latest ten games.
Milwaukee Bucks VS Phoenix Suns Total
Go for Total over 224.5 (1.91)
Based on their head-to-head record, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns look primed for a high-scoring affair. Both sides have seen plenty of points in their ten most recent matchups. They averaged 232.2 points between them, including 228.8 points in the last five at Fiserv Forum.
The last three Milwaukee Bucks games at the Fiserv Forum went over. Their record at home is 19-10 O/U. Betting on the over would’ve paid out as a winning bet in the last three home matches. The Milwaukee Bucks are 4-6 O/U in their last ten home and away matches combined.
Away from home, the Phoenix Suns are 15-14 O/U this season. The total went under in four of their last five road games. Going on the road doesn’t always seem to produce the expected number of points for the Phoenix Suns. The total has gone under in four of the past five matchups away from home.
Milwaukee Bucks VS Phoenix Suns Betting trends
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- Moneyline (ML): Phoenix Suns (+140) | Milwaukee Bucks (-160)
- Against the spread (ATS): Phoenix Suns +3.5 (-110) | Milwaukee Bucks -3.5 (-110)
- Over/Under (O/U): 224.5 (-110) | (-110)
Milwaukee Bucks Form
The Milwaukee Bucks continued their sensational run of form by beating the Miami Heat in their last match. They downed their opponents by a score of 128-99. The result extended their winning streak to 13 games, leaving the home side 42-17 for the season.
Going into Sunday’s game, the Milwaukee Bucks have been fairly average in terms of their offensive output, averaging 115.1 points per contest. The defense of this team has been relentless. They have one of the best defenses in the league, allowing only 111.4 points per game this season and 107.2 points in the last five matches.
The Milwaukee Bucks are a legitimate postseason contender once more. Last season’s Conference semi-finalists are currently sitting in second place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 42-17. They are ranked first in the Central Division after 59 games.
Wesley Matthews, Pat Connaughton, and Giannis Antetokounmpo are all carrying injuries going into the latest Milwaukee Bucks game.
Phoenix Suns Form
The surging Phoenix Suns have won seven of their past 10 games. They are coming off a 124-115 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. Their road record is 12-18 this season.
The Phoenix Suns average 112.9 points per contest, putting them near the middle of the pack among NBA teams for most points. Defensively, the home team has been formidable this season, restricting opponents to 111.4 points per game on average and 109.5 points at the Footprint Center.
The Phoenix Suns are living up to expectations as a postseason contender. In the regular season, last season’s Conference semi-finalists rank fourth in the Western Conference. They’re 33-28 this year and sit second in the Pacific Division after 61 games.
The Phoenix Suns enter their latest game with 2 players sidelined in Kevin Durant and Landry Shamet
Milwaukee Bucks VS Phoenix Suns H2H history
In their last matchup, the Milwaukee Bucks emerged victorious with a score of 132-122 against the Phoenix Suns. The game took place at the Fiserv Forum on March 2022. The two sides came away with five wins from their past ten meetings, meaning the upcoming matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns will be something of a tiebreaker in this series in terms of outright wins.
The Milwaukee Bucks tallied 116 points on average per game from their ten most recent head-to-head games against the Phoenix Suns. The latter managed an average of 116.2 points in comparison.