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The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Washington Wizards at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday at the Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. Both teams have surprised this season, but for different reasons. Washington is off to a 6-3 start, after it needed 21 games to get six wins last season. Meanwhile, the Bucks are 4-5 and have lost four of their last five games, including their most recent matchup, a 113-98 loss to New York. 

Milwaukee is favored by one-point in the latest Bucks vs. Wizards odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 219. Before entering any Wizards vs. Bucks picks, you need to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned almost $9,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model finished up almost $600 on its top-rated picks last season and enters Week 3 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 106-71 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Bucks vs. Wizards and locked in its picks. You can head to SportsLine now to see all of the model’s NBA picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Bucks vs. Wizards:

  • Bucks vs. Wizards spread: Bucks -1
  • Bucks vs. Wizards over-under: 219 points
  • Bucks vs. Wizards money line: MIL -115, WASH -105
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What you need to know about the Bucks

The Bucks weren’t horrible in their last game against the Knicks, but just didn’t have what it took to win on Friday. Besides Giannis Antetokounmpo, who can always be counted on for a top performance, Grayson Allen was strong for the Bucks. The backup guard had 22 points on Friday and has had an extended run of play with Donte Divincenzo, who has been out with an ankle injury. Allen’s status for Sunday’s game is in question, however, after he was listed as questionable with an unspecified illness.

Milwaukee catches Washington after an off-day on Saturday, and three of the Bucks’ four wins this season have come on one day of rest. The Bucks were the fourth-best team in the NBA last season with one day off, finishing with a 38-19 record in those games.

What you need to know about the Wizards

Washington finished with a 24-38 record last season, but were 21-18 at home. So far in 2021-22, Washington is 4-1 in the Capital One Arena, and are coming off its biggest win of the year, a 115-87 victory against Memphis. Bradley Beal leads the team in scoring again, averaging 23.5 points per game. Montrezl Harrell has been one of the NBA’s best offseason acquisitions, and he has contributed 18 points per game off the bench.

Washington has been one of the league’s worst defensive teams in the paint, but has done well shutting down opponents in transition. The Wizards have been a better3-point shooting team at home than on the road, but Milwaukee has held opponents to just 29.9 percent from deep when it is the visiting side in 2021. Washington may be able to overcome that, as it has made 61.2 percent of its two-point field goal attempts over the last three games.

How to make Bucks vs. Wizards picks

The model has simulated Wizards vs. Bucks 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

Who wins Bucks vs. Wizards? And which side of the spread is a must-back? Visit SportsLine right now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the computer model that has crushed its NBA picks.

Source: CBSSports.com


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