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San Antonio Spurs at Milwaukee Bucks odds, picks and predictions

The San Antonio Spurs (19-53) and Milwaukee Bucks (51-20) meet Wednesday at Fiserv Forum. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Spurs vs. Bucks odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.

The Spurs failed to cover the spread as 13.5-point underdogs Tuesday in a 119-84 loss at the New Orleans Pelicans. C/F Sandro Mamukelashvili scored a team-high 20 points in the absence of San Antonio’s leading scorers F Keldon Johnson (neck) and G Devil Vassell (knee).

The Bucks failed to cover as 7.5-point home favorites Sunday in a 118-111 win vs. the Toronto Raptors. F Giannis Antetokounmpo had a triple-double with 22 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for the Bucks, who have failed to cover in back-to-back games.

This is the 2nd meeting this season between these teams. The Spurs covered as 2-point home favorites 111-93 vs. the shorthanded Bucks as the Under (219.5) cashed Nov. 11.

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Spurs at Bucks odds

Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 12:20 p.m. ET.

  • Moneyline (ML): Spurs +1200 (bet $100 to win $1,200) | Bucks -2500 (bet $2,500 to win $100)
  • Against the spread (ATS): Spurs +17.5 (-110) | Bucks -17.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 237.5 (O: -112 | U: -108)

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Spurs at Bucks key injuries

Spurs

Bucks

  • Jae Crowder (calf) out

For most recent updates: Official NBA injury report.

Spurs at Bucks picks and predictions

Prediction

Bucks 120, Spurs 110

Moneyline

PASS.

This line implies that the probability of the league-leading Bucks (-2500) beating the shorthanded Spurs is greater than 96%. However, most people are uncomfortable risking $2,500 to win $100. Bet the spread and/or total instead.

Against the spread

BET SPURS +17.5 (-110).

Despite most likely being shorthanded, the Spurs should still bounce back after losing by 35 points last time out. San Antonio still has enough decent NBA talent in G Devonte’ Graham, G Tre Jones and F Doug McDermott to be able to lose by fewer than 18 points to a Bucks team that may lack focus playing in a game that is almost a guaranteed win. The Spurs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after a loss and will have a better chance at covering if they can just keep this game low-scoring.

Over/Under

BET UNDER 237.5 (-108).

The Under is 6-2 in San Antonio’s last 8 road games vs. teams with a winning record at home and 10-4 in its last 14 when its opponent scores 100 or more points in their previous contest.

The Under has hit in 7 of Milwaukee’s last 10 games vs. teams with a winning percentage below .400 and the Spurs should be motivated to slow this game down to avoid getting embarrassed like they did at New Orleans.

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