On Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, the Milwaukee Bucks (4-6) are playing the Philadelphia 76ers (8-3) at Wells Fargo Center. As of right now, the Bucks are 4-6 against the spread in the 2021-22 NBA regular season, whereas the 76ers are 7-4 against the spread. BetUS odds are available below.
Milwaukee vs. Philadelphia 76ers odds, predictions, picks and game preview
Start time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Location: Wells Fargo Center; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
TV channels: NBA League Pass, TNT
Radio broadcast: WPEN, WTMJ-AM/FM
ESPN’s Basketball Power Index: 76ers have a 56% chance of winning
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers news
According to Land of Basketball’s database, based on 216 regular season games played all-time between these two teams, the Bucks are 114-102 versus the Sixers. Plus, in the previous three head-to-head meetings, Milwaukee is 3-0 against Philadelphia. On Apr. 24, 2021, the last time these teams faced off, the Bucks won 132-94 at home. Not to mention, the Bucks are also 7-3 in their past 10 head-to-head contests versus the 76ers. Keep in mind, Philadelphia is playing better basketball so far this season.
On Monday, the 2021 NBA champs visited President Joe Biden at the White House. Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo said during the visit, “With a lot of hard work, you can accomplish a lot of things in life.” Regardless of how one might feel about any president, a trip to the White House is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If an American ever has the opportunity to attend, no one should ever turn it down. For the 76ers, their top story is four-time All-Star Joel Embiid testing positive for COVID-19. Before his positive test, he was averaging 21.4 points and 9.4 rebounds per game this season.
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) November 8, 2021
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers betting lines and odds
Point spread: Bucks -5.5 (-110)
Best moneyline: Bucks -230, 76ers +190
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers injury report
Bucks: C Brook Lopez (out) | SG Khris Middleton (out indefinitely) | SG Donte DiVincenzo (out indefinitely)
76ers: PF Tobias Harris (out indefinitely) | PG Ben Simmons (out indefinitely) | SG Matisse Thybulle (questionable) | PG Grant Riller (out indefinitely) | SG Isaiah Joe (questionable)
Embiid is expected to miss at least 10 days, unless he returns two negative COVID-19 results in 24 hours moving forward, sources said. https://t.co/iYfn5vyB6m
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 8, 2021
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers preview
Moreover, on Sunday, in the Bucks’101-94 road loss versus the Wizards, forward Giannis Antetokounmpo led his team in points and rebounds, amassing 29 points and 18 rebounds in 39 minutes of action. Forward Grayson Allen contributed 19 points, 1.0 rebound and 2.0 assists in 34 minutes played as well. The defending NBA champions are struggling to score points. They were outscored 33 to 19 in the third quarter alone.
They won the rebound battle 49 to 42, but the team is in a slump. Milwaukee shot 37-for-94 (39.4%) from the field and 10-for-36 (27.8%) from three-point range. Now, the Wizards can be a difficult team to defeat at Capital One Arena. Nonetheless, not many NBA teams fail to score at least 100 points in today’s game. After this loss, the Bucks are 3-2 away and 3-2 ATS away.
Meanwhile, in the 76ers’ rare 103-96 home loss against the Knicks on Monday, forward Furkan Korkmaz scored a team-high 19 points in 40 minutes spent on the court. Guard Tyrese Maxey ended his performance with 16 points, 9.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in 39 minutes played. Philadelphia held New York to 14 points in the third quarter. Though, the Sixers were outscored 31 to 27 to close out their performance. The Knicks played the better overall game.
On top of the 76ers shooting 35-for-91 (38.5%) from the floor and 13-for-40 (32.5%) from behind the arc, they were out-rebounded 55 to 47. Their six-game winning streak was snapped. Every top contender eventually has an off night. Philadelphia is now 4-2 at home and 3-3 ATS at home.
Projected starting lineup
Bucks: PG Jrue Holiday | SG George Hill | SF Grayson Allen | PF Giannis Antetokounmpo | C Bobby Portis
76ers: PG Tyrese Maxey | SG Seth Curry | SF Danny Green | PF Furkan Korkmaz | C Andre Drummond
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers prediction
Furthermore, the total for Tuesday night’s Eastern Conference matchup is set at 218. Referencing the spread consensus, 79% of bettors are expecting the Bucks to cover the spread at Wells Fargo Center. Pertaining to the total consensus, 67% of gamblers are predicting the total will go under 218. Thus far, Milwaukee is 4-4 as a selected favorite, 0-2 as an underdog and 3-2 away, while Philadelphia is 6-0 as a favorite, 2-3 as an underdog and 4-2 at home.
For notable betting trends, the Bucks are 1-5 ATS in their last six performances. The total has gone under in seven of the team’s past seven games, too. The Bucks are 1-5 straight up in their previous six contests, and they are 4-1 ATS in their last five games played versus Philadelphia. To add to these betting trends, the total has gone over in four of their past five games when playing at Wells Fargo Center.
On the other side, the 76ers are 5-1 ATS in their previous six contests. Also, the total has gone under in five of the Sixers’ last six games, and they are 6-1 SU in their past seven matches versus Central Division opponents. Additionally, Philadelphia is 4-1 ATS in their previous five contests played in November. Therefore, think about picking the 76ers to win and they will likely cover the spread.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Philadelphia 76ers betting pick
Pick the 76ers to win, they will cover the spread and the total will go under. Philadelphia is a 5.5-point favorite with BetUS.
Source: Basketball Insider