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NBA Betting Pick and Prediction: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Sacramento Kings

January 14, 2024


Two of the highest-scoring teams in the NBA will square off on Sunday night when the Sacramento Kings travel to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to face the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum with the game scheduled to start at 7:00 PM ET and will air on Bally Sports Wisconsin.



Sacramento enters this game averaging the 9th most points per game in the NBA with an average of 117.58 points per game which has been one of the main reasons the Kings have been successful this season as they enter this game with the 5th best record in the Western Conference with a record of 23-15, however, they are coming off a 93-112 loss on the road against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday which ended their two-game winning streak. 



De’Aaron Fox has been one of the main catalysts for the Kings on offense as he leads the team in scoring with an average of 27.7 points per game while being 2nd on the team in assists with an average of 5.8 assists per game. However, the Kings have been below-average on defense as they are allowing an average of 117.08 points per game which is more than the league average of 115.66 points per game. The Sacramento Kings will look to bounce back following the loss against the 76ers when they travel to face the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.



The Milwaukee Bucks enter this game with the 2nd best record in the Eastern Conference at 27-12 following a 129-118 win at home against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday which also extended their winning streak to two games. Milwaukee is the 2nd highest-scoring team in the NBA as they are averaging 124.37 points per game. 



However, the Bucks play at a faster pace than the average team in the NBA which also leads them to allowing the 7th most points per game in the league with an average of 119.39 points allowed per game. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging a double-double with 31.2 points and 11.5 rebounds per game while being 2nd on the team in assists with an average of 5.9 assists per game. The Milwaukee Bucks will look to extend their winning streak to three games when they host the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.



BookMaker has the Milwaukee Bucks listed as 5-point favorites at home against the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night. Milwaukee has won the previous ten meetings while going 7-3 ATS in the last ten and covering the spread in the previous three games in the series. The Sacramento Kings are 20-18 ATS overall, 11-7 ATS on the road, and 6-3 ATS as an underdog this season while the Milwaukee Bucks are 16-22-1 ATS overall, 8-12-1 ATS at home, and 15-22-1 ATS as a favorite on the year.



Milwaukee has dominated the series against Sacramento as they have won the last ten meetings. The Bucks are 7-3 ATS in the last ten and have covered the spread in three straight games in the series. Lay the points with the Milwaukee Bucks when they host the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night.

Spooky Express Pick: Milwaukee Bucks -5