Milwaukee Bucks vs Washington Wizards Prediction NBA Picks 4/2/24

Washington Wizards (14-61) vs Milwaukee Bucks (47-27)

Game Info: Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Capital One Arena)

Betting Odds: Washington Wizards +13.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Capital One Arena. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Bucks vs Wizards prediction.

Milwaukee Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks have been in great shape as they've won five of their last eight games overall and they will be eager to keep it going after taking down the Hawks in a 122-113 road win on Saturday. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the team with 36 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists, Khris Middleton added 21 points with six assists on nine of 10 shooting while Patrick Beverley chipped in with 18 points and five assists. As a team, the Bucks shot 55 percent from the field and eight of 28 from the 3-point line as they jumped all over the Hawks from the start and didn't take their foot off the gas until they led by 21 points in the third quarter. The Bucks will face the Grizzlies and Raptors after this game.

Washington Wizards

Meanwhile, the Washington Wizards have been doing it tough lately as they've lost eight of their last 11 games overall and they will be hoping to arrest a three-game skid after getting routed by the Heat in a 119-107 loss on Sunday. Jordan Poole led the team with 22 points and eight assists, Anthony Gill added 18 points off the bench while Deni Avdija chipped in with 15 points, nine rebounds and six assists. As a team, the Wizards shot 45 percent from the field and 11 of 38 from the 3-point line, but they leaked 37 points in the second quarter to trail going into halftime, before they scored just 21 points in the third quarter to see the margin balloon out to 18 points at one stage.

Washington Wizards Player Facts

  • Jordan Poole ranks 6th in the Eastern Conference amongst qualified players for FT% (87.3%) this season.
  • Deni Avdija ranks 16th in the Eastern Conference amongst qualified players for rebounds per game (7.2) this season.

Milwaukee Bucks Player Facts

  • Brook Lopez ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for Blocks Per Game (2.4) this season.
  • Malik Beasley ranks 4th in the Eastern Conference amongst qualified players for 3P% (42.7%) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Wizards rank 30th in the league for opponent points per game this season (123.0).
  • The Wizards rank 30th in the league for opponent rebounds per game this season (48.7).
  • The Bucks rank 1st in the league for free throw attempts per game this season (24.6).
  • The Bucks rank 1st in the league for Q4 points per game this season (30.0).

Bucks vs Wizards prediction

The Bucks are still shorthanded with Damian Lillard still out with a groin strain, while the Wizards are still missing a bunch of players including Landry Shamet, Tyus Jones and Kyle Kuzma. The Bucks should win this easily even though they haven't been at their absolute best, and they are still missing Damian Lillard, but the Wizards are capable of hanging around in this one if the Bucks aren't focused. The Wizards have been a much better team recently, but they're just so banged up, which doesn't help against a team like the Bucks.

Peter’s Pick Milwaukee -13.5

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