The New York Knicks will hope to snap a two-game losing streak when they face the Milwaukee Bucks Friday night on ESPN. The Bucks are coming off a tough loss to the Cavaliers, but remain one of the contenders in the East while New York is struggling to stay in the playoff conversation.
The Bucks are 9-point favorites according to DraftKings Sportsbook, with the total set at 217.
Pick ATS: Bucks -9 (-110)
The Bucks are smarting from a tough loss Wednesday and will want to bounce back in front of a home crowd. The Knicks are healthy but have not been able to find their form from last season and there are a lot of questions surrounding the state of the franchise. That’s not a good situation to be in for New York. Back the Bucks to make a statement at home.
Over/Under: Under 217 (-110)
Milwaukee was horrible defensively Wednesday, and that’s something the team will want to fix. The Bucks are 15th in points per game over the last 10 contests, so they’ve hit a bit of a roadblock offensively. The Knicks are dead last in the same category though, so Milwaukee should be able to keep them from breaking out offensively. The under is the play Friday.
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