The Milwaukee Bucks and the Houston Rockets will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Toyota Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rockets listed as 8-point favorites versus the Bucks, while the game’s total is sitting at 189.
The Bucks earned a hard-fought 100-98 upset victory over the Spurs on Tuesday, as 8-point underdogs. The 198 points made it OVER the posted total of 187.
Andrew Bogut led the Bucks with 20 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double. Michael Redd added a game-high 25 points in the win.
The Rockets were upset 89-87 by the Wizards as 12-point favorites last time out. That game’s 176 points fell UNDER the posted total of 191.
Ron Artest led the Rockets with 20 points, and Luis Scola had 16 in a losing effort.
Milwaukee: 15-17 SU, 21-10-1 ATS
Houston: 20-12 SU, 15-17 ATS
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Charlotte are 5-5
After playing San Antonio are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Houston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1
A few trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee’s last 6 games when playing Houston
Milwaukee is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Milwaukee is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Houston
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Houston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee home to Charlotte, Friday, January 2
Houston at Toronto, Friday, January 2