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Milwaukee Bucks vs Houston Rockets 8/2/20 - NBA Picks & Predictions

Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds & Info

Game Houston Rockets vs Milwaukee Bucks
Date & Time Sunday August 2, 2020, 8:30 PM (EDT)
ESPN Wide World of Sports Orlando, FL
Latest odds
MIL -4 ; Total 241
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The Milwaukee Bucks look for their second consecutive victory in the seeding schedule when they play the Houston Rockets on Sunday. The Bucks defeated the Boston 119-112 on Friday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a three-point play that broke a tie with just over one minute remaining to help lead the Bucks to the victory.

Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading Milwaukee in scoring, rebounding and assists with averages of 29.8 points, 13.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. Khris Middleton is the second leading scorer for the Bucks with an average of 21.0 points per game. Just four players for the books are averaging double figures in scoring.

Houston defeated the Dallas Magic 153-149 in overtime in the first game back. The Rockets rallied from a double-digit deficit during the fourth quarter to send the game to overtime and pull out the victory. NBA leading scorer James Harden paced the Rockets with 49 points in the victory and is now the second leading scorer in Houston Rockets franchise history behind just Hakeem Olajuwon.

James Harden is the leading scorer and leader in assists for Houston with averages of 34.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Russell Westbrook is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder for the Rockets with averages of 27.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game. Houston has seven players averaging double figures in scoring.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Milwaukee is 2-5 ATS in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Bucks last 9
  • Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Rockets last 5 versus the Bucks

Free NBA Pick:

Houston Rockets +4

Milwaukee will wear down the Houston Rockets and pull out a victory in this but the Rockets will remain close enough to cover. The Bucks have failed to cover five of their last seven overall and are coming off a physical matchup against the Boston Celtics on Friday night that will take its toll and be evident in their second game back on Sunday. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Bucks win but fall short ATS 114-112.

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