Nets vs Bucks prediction, odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, model’s Feb. 26 best bets on 69-41 run

The Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets face off in an Eastern Conference showcase on Saturday. The Bucks are 36-24 overall this season, including a 20-11 record in home games at the Fiserv Forum. The Nets are 31-29 overall and 18-13 on the road this season. Kevin Durant (knee), Ben Simmons (reconditioning) and Joe Harris (ankle) are out for the Nets. Brook Lopez (back) and Pat Connaughton (finger) came out for the Bucks.

Tipoff is at 8:30 p.m. ET in Milwaukee. Caesars Sportsbook lists Milwaukee as a nine-point home favorite, while the over-under, or total number of runs Vegas thinks to score, is 235 in the latest Nets vs. Bucks odds. Before making Bucks vs Nets picks, be sure to check out the NBA predictions and betting tips from SportsLine’s proven computer model.

The SportsLine projection model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has earned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three seasons. The model enters Week 18 of the 2021-22 NBA season on a stunning 69-41 result over all top-rated NBA picks, grossing nearly $2,300. Anyone who follows him has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set his sights on Nets vs. Bucks, and has just locked in his NBA picks and predictions. You can head over to SportsLine now to see the model choices. Now, here are several NBA odds and betting lines for Bucks vs Nets:

  • Nets vs. Bucks Spread: Bucks -9
  • Nets vs. Bucks over-under: 235 points
  • Nets vs. Bucks money line: Bucks -450, Nets +350
  • BKN: Nets are 14-20-1 ATS in conference play
  • MIL: Bucks are 16-23 ATS in conference play

Featured Game | Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets

Why nets can cover

Brooklyn stands out in key categories at both ends of the floor. The Nets are significantly above average in offensive rating, scoring more than 1.11 points per possession. Brooklyn is in the top five in the NBA for free throw accuracy, making 80.5% of attempts, and the Nets are in the top 10 for field goal percentage (46.6%) and assists (24.8 per game). The Nets are above average on the offensive glass in getting 27.4 percent of available rebounds, and the Bucks rank in the NBA’s bottom 10 in blocked shots, 3 points allowed and assists allowed on defense.

Brooklyn is also very good at contesting 3-point attempts, with opponents shooting just 33.5 percent from long range. That ranks No. 3 in the NBA, and the Nets are above the NBA average in field goal percentage allowed and assists allowed. Milwaukee is No. 20 in the league in assists per game on offense.

Why the Bucks can cover

Milwaukee’s defense has proven itself at the highest level, giving up just 1.09 points per possession this season. The Bucks are getting 73.8% of available defensive rebounds, No. 6 in the NBA, and Milwaukee is in the top 10 in field goal percentage allowed. Milwaukee is No. 7 in free throw attempts allowed, with the top five ratings in quick break points allowed and points allowed in the paint.

On offense, the Bucks are also efficient, ranking 6th in the league in overall efficiency, Brooklyn’s defense is below average overall this season, and Milwaukee is shooting 36.1 percent from 3-point range. Milwaukee makes 53.9% of 2-point attempts, and the Bucks are in the top third of the NBA in free throw creation (22.0 attempts per game), turnover rate (13.5%) and break points fast (13.2 per game) .

How to Make Nets vs. Bucks Picks

SportsLine’s model leans into the total, projecting a combined 226 points. The model also indicates that one side of the spread hits in nearly 70% of simulations. You can only see the model choice on SportsLine.

So who wins Bucks vs. Nets? And which side of the gap hits in almost 70% of the simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you should jump on Saturday, all from the model who crushed his NBA picks, and find out.

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