Bucks vs Raptors: NBA Betting Preview, Tips and Picks – January 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 27, 2021 - Last Updated on January 30, 2021

Central Division opponents meet when the Milwaukee Bucks (10-6) visit the Toronto Raptors (7-10) at Amalie Arena, beginning at 7:30 PM ET on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The Bucks are favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect data from FanDuel sportsbook as of January 27, 2021, 1:07 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Bucks vs Raptors Betting Odds

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Injury Report as of January 27

Bucks: None

Raptors:
Pascal Siakam: Day To Day (Knee),
Patrick McCaw: Out (Knee)

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Raptors (+6)
Prediction Bucks 114, Raptors 111

The Bucks are favored by both FanDuel and the model, but the model has them winning by significantly less (6 to 3.0 points). Take the Raptors and the points.

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Bucks Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Giannis Antetokounmpo 15 27.0 10.5 5.3 1.1 1.1 1.4
Khris Middleton 16 21.8 6.3 5.8 1.0 0.1 2.5
Jrue Holiday 16 16.1 4.3 5.2 1.9 0.6 1.8
Bobby Portis 16 11.1 7.9 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.8
Brook Lopez 16 10.1 5.2 0.8 0.6 1.6 1.8

Bucks Player Props

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo’s points prop total for the game is set at 26.5, 0.5 points lower than his season average of 27.0.
  • Khris Middleton’s PRA prop total for the game is set at 31.5, 2.3 lower than his season average of 33.8.
  • Middleton’s three pointers made prop over/under for the game is set at 2.5, equal to his season average of 2.5.
  • Brook Lopez’s blocks prop over/under for the game is set at 1.5, 0.1 blocks lower than his season average of 1.6.

Raptors Key Players

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Fred VanVleet 17 19.4 4.5 6.4 1.5 0.5 3.2
Pascal Siakam 14 18.6 8.1 4.7 0.9 0.6 1.1
Kyle Lowry 14 17.8 6.2 6.6 1.0 0.2 2.7
OG Anunoby 17 14.6 5.8 1.6 2.1 0.5 2.5
Chris Boucher 17 14.3 6.6 1.1 0.6 2.2 1.7

Raptors Player Props

  • Fred VanVleet’s PRA prop total for the contest is set at 28.5, 1.7 lower than his season average of 30.2.
  • Pascal Siakam’s PRA prop over/under for the contest is set at 30.5, 0.9 lower than his season average of 31.4.
  • VanVleet’s three pointers made prop total for the game is set at 3.5, 0.3 shots greater than his season average of 3.2.
  • Chris Boucher’s blocks prop total for the contest is set at 1.5, 0.7 blocks lower than his season average of 2.2.

Shooting Trends

  • The Bucks are shooting 49% from the field this season, 3.8 percentage points higher than the 45.2% the Raptors allow to opponents.
  • Milwaukee has a 6-4 record against the spread and an 8-2 straight-up record in games it shoots better than 45.2% from the field.
  • Toronto’s record is 5-9 against the spread and 6-8 overall when its opponents make more than 49% of their shots from the field.
  • The Raptors are shooting 43.8% from the field, 1.7% lower than the 45.5% the Bucks’ opponents have shot this season.
  • Toronto has put together a 4-3 record against the spread and a 4-3 straight up record in games it shoots better than 45.5% from the field.
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 against the spread and 6-0 overall in games it allows opponents to shoot over 43.8% from the field.
  • The Bucks’ 39.5% three-point shooting percentage this season is 3.1 percentage points higher than opponents of the Raptors have shot from beyond the arc (36.4%).
  • Milwaukee has assembled a 5-5 record against the spread and an 8-2 straight-up record in games this season when the team hits more than 36.4% of its three-point attempts.
  • Toronto has put up a 5-3 against the spread while going 4-4 overall in games this season when its opponents shoot higher than 39.5% from deep.
  • The Raptors are making 37.5% of their shots from deep, which is just 0.9 percentage points fewer than the 38.4% the Bucks’ opponents are averaging on the season.
  • Toronto has a 4-3 ATS record and is 5-2 straight-up when the team makes more than 38.4% of its three-point attempts.
  • Milwaukee is 7-1 ATS and 8-0 overall in games it shoots over 37.5% from deep.
  • The Bucks knock down 15.1 three-pointers per game this season, just 0.8 fewer made shots on average than the 15.9 per game the Raptors give up.
  • When Toronto makes more threes than its opponents, it is 6-5 against the spread and 7-4 overall. When Milwaukee is out-shot from deep by its opponents, it is 1-6 ATS and 2-5 straight up.
  • The Bucks are the fourth-best three-point shooting team in the NBA, while the Raptors allow the 20th-fewest makes from deep.

Bucks vs Raptors Stat Rankings

Bucks Rank Bucks AVG Raptors AVG Raptors Rank
1st 120.1 Points Scored 110.5 19th
16th 111 Points Allowed 109.5 14th
3rd 47.8 Rebounds 43.1 25th
9th 10.9 Off. Rebounds 10.2 14th
4th 15.1 3pt Made 15.9 2nd
6th 26.3 Assists 24.5 16th
15th 14 Turnovers 14 15th

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