The New York Knicks will take on the Milwaukee Bucks at 10 p.m. ET on Friday at Fiserv Forum. Milwaukee is 30-20 overall and 17-8 at home, while the Knicks are 23-26 overall and 11-12 on the road. This will be the fourth and final meeting of the regular season between New York and Milwaukee. The Bucks have won two of the first three matchups, including a 112-97 win in the most recent meeting.
Milwaukee is favored by nine points in the latest Bucks vs. Knicks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 217. Before entering any Knicks vs. Bucks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Bucks vs. Knicks. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Knicks vs. Bucks:
- Bucks vs. Knicks spread: Bucks -9
- Bucks vs. Knicks over-under: 217 points
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What you need to know about the Bucks
Milwaukee had its three-game winning streak snapped on Wednesday, losing at Cleveland in a 115-99 final. The Bucks have now dropped four consecutive road games, but they are 16-4 in their last 20 home games. Giannis Antetokounmpo was one rebound away from a third consecutive double-double in the loss to the Cavaliers, scoring 26 points and grabbing nine rebounds.
He struggled with turnover issues in the loss as well though, giving it away a season-high seven times. Milwaukee was without sharpshooter Grayson Allen due to a one-game suspension, but he is expected to return on Friday night. The Bucks are still missing center Brook Lopez due to back surgery.
What you need to know about the Knicks
New York is coming off a 110-96 loss at Miami in the second game of a three-game road trip that will conclude on Friday night. The Knicks have lost five of their last six games and are 1-5 in their last six road games. They have not shot better than 43 percent from the floor in any of their past four contests.
Guard RJ Barrett is starting to play well though, averaging 22.5 points over his last 13 games. He is shooting 45.7 percent from the floor and 43.7 percent from the 3-point arc during that stretch. New York has covered the spread in eight of its last 12 games.
How to make Knicks vs. Bucks picks
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