Houston Rockets at Milwaukee Bucks - 12/22/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Milwaukee Bucks (19-13) vs Houston Rockets (10-21)
Game Info: Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Fiserv Forum)
Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks -10 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Fiserv Forum. The Houston Rockets need a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Milwaukee Bucks look for a win after splitting their last 10 games.
The Houston Rockets are averaging 106.8 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 113.5 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Christian Wood is averaging 16.9 points and 11 rebounds, while Eric Gordon is averaging 14.7 points and 1.7 rebounds. Jalen Green is the third double-digit scorer and Kevin Porter Jr. is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Houston Rockets are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.4 percent from the free throw line. The Houston Rockets are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.5 rebounds per game.
The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 110 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 107.3 points on 44 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 27 points and 11.6 rebounds, while Khris Middleton is averaging 17.8 points and 4.9 assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Bobby Portis is dishing 1.4 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.9 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.1 rebounds per game.
The Rockets are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Bucks are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The over is 6-1 in Rockets last 7 overall. The under is 4-1 in Bucks last 5 overall. The Rockets are 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Houston Rockets have fallen off a cliff over the last week or so, and they're losing their last five games by an average of 9.6 points while not playing a lick of defense. The Milwaukee Bucks are missing some key players, but they're still finding ways to win, and they win by an average of 7.9 points in the favorite role. Big line, but the Rockets are struggling and are banged up. Even without Giannis, the Bucks should roll here at home.
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Randy’s Pick Milwaukee Bucks -10
AUTHOR: Randy Chambers
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