Raptors-Bucks Betting Guide: Will Red-Hot Milwaukee Keep Rolling?

Jan 05, 2019 04:46 PM EST

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Betting Odds: Toronto Raptors at Milwaukee Bucks

  • Spread: Bucks -5
  • Over/Under: 225.5
  • Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: NBA TV

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The 28-12 Toronto Raptors, who are struggling lately against the spread, will travel to Milwaukee to face the 27-10 red-hot Bucks.

Can the Raps turn things around without Lowry or will Milwaukee keep rolling? Our analysts are here to discuss.

Betting Trends to Know

The Bucks beat up on the Hawks at home on Friday night and are now facing the Raptors in Milwaukee tonight. So far this season, teams with at least one day of rest have run over teams on a back-to-back, going 78-57 (57.8%) against the spread, profiting bettors 17.2 units.

Since the 2005-06, only one other season has finished profiting more units for bettors backing the team not playing on consecutive days — the 2009-10 season, which ended 201-166-5 (54.8%), profiting bettors 24.2 units.

This season, conference opponents in this spot are 54-38 (58.7%) ATS, including 25-9 (73.5%) ATS as conference opponents since December 1, covering the spread by 4.5 points per game. — Evan Abrams

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