Milwaukee Bucks at Golden State Warriors 3/12/22 - NBA Picks & Predictions
A Saturday night primetime showdown will take place at the Chase Center between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Golden State Warriors. The NBA Champion Bucks (42-25) are riding a six-game winning streak and trail Miami by two full games for the best record in the East. On Wednesday, Milwaukee raced out to an 11-point lead after one quarter and cruised to a 124-115 home victory versus Atlanta.
All-Star F Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in a game-high 43 points on 15-for-22 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds. Khris Middleton and Bobby Portis contributed 23 points apiece for the Bucks.
The Golden State Warriors have won 27 of their 34 home games and are locked in a tie with Memphis for second place in the West. On Thursday, Golden State outscored Denver by 20 points during the second half to rally for a 113-102 road victory. The Warriors (45-22) were outrebounded by a 49-36 margin and shot 48 percent from the field.
All-Star G Steph Curry led all scorers with 34 points on 11-for-21 shooting and pulled down nine boards. Klay Thompson and Jonathan Kuminga added 18 points each for the Warriors.
Golden State F Draymond Green (knee) has started participating in scrimmages and hopes to return next week. These two teams rank in the top ten in offensive efficiency and I expect a high-scoring affair. The stronger play is on Milwaukee to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Bucks win 120-113.