The 17-24 Philadelphia 76ers will be the road team when they face the 21-18 Milwaukee Bucks in an NBA pro basketball game on Tuesday night. Tip off time from Milwaukee is scheduled for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBA TV.
The NBA odds in this game has the home team Milwaukee Bucks favored by -7 points with an over under line of 196 ½ points. There has been no line movement since the odds opened up a few hours ago.
The teams met back on November 12th with Milwaukee posting the 105-96 road win against the 76ers as a +4 point underdog. The game came in at over 191 points. Trend: Philadelphia 76ers are 2-0 ATS in their past two games.
The 76ers have a road mark of 6-14 on the season. The team has lost seven of their past nine games. They are coming off the 90-85 home defeat last night to the San Antonio Spurs as a +6 point underdog. The total came in at under 194 ½ points. The Sixers fell behind by 14 points at the half. They were cold from three making just 4 of 14 shots. Philadelphia held the Spurs to just 42% shooting and 3 of 18 from three but gave away the game with sixteen turnovers. Philadelphia has had a scoring problem for much of head coach Doug Collins tenure with the team. This season the 76ers average 93 points a game ranking 27th in the NBA.
The Bucks are 10-9 on their home court. They return home from a recent road trip they took them out west with three wins in four games. Milwaukee is coming off the 110-104 road win on Saturday to the Portland Trailblazers as a +4 ½ point underdog. The total came in at over 196 points. The Bucks started quickly building the 62-45 lead at the half. The shot 44% from the field and converted on 26 of 32 free throws. Ersan Ilyasova had 27 points with 14 rebounds on 10 of 14 shooting. Brandon Jennings got to the free throw line 15 times and finished the night with 30 points. The Bucks have struggled this season shooting the ball as they rank 25th in the league with a 43% shooting percentage. Their two leading scores in Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings is the most inefficient guard tandem in the game as they each shoot 40% from the floor.