Sacramento Kings vs. Milwaukee Bucks Prediction, NBA Odds

Jordan Ramsay | Updated Jan 22, 2022

The Milwaukee Bucks are in a log-jam near the top of the Eastern Conference standings as they prepare to host the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.

Sacramento
30-52
AT
January 22, 2022, 7:00 PM ET
Fiserv Forum
Milwaukee
51-31
Pointspread +8 -110
Moneyline +250
Over / Under o +227

39%

Betting Action

61%

Pointspread -8 -110
Moneyline -310
Over / Under u +227

39%

Betting Action

61%

Milwaukee sits 1.5 games back of Brooklyn for top spot in the conference and come into this game off a 94-90 home win against Chicago on Friday.  Sacramento has been off since a 133-131 home loss to the Pistons on Wednesday and sit well out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

The Bucks are 10.5-point favourites to win on the NBA odds, with a total of 234.0.

Kings vs. Bucks NBA Betting Odds

It has been all Milwaukee in this head-to-head series, with the Bucks winning 10 straight games against Sacramento.  All 10 of those games hit the Over.  The Kings haven’t taken down Milwaukee since a 111-104 win in Sacramento on Feb. 1, 2016.

As is always the case, Sacramento has struggled this year.  The Kings have lost seven of their last nine games overall and are just 6-13 straight up on the road this season.  They’re 0-7 against the spread in their last seven road games and they’ve failed to cover in seven of their last 10 games against Milwaukee.  The total has gone Over in the Kings’ last five trips to Milwaukee.

Milwaukee has been solid at home this year, winning 15 of their last 19 at Fiserv Forum.  They’re 21-27 ATS overall and have covered in their last five games against Western Conference opponents.  The total has gone Under in six of the Bucks’ last eight games.

Sacramento Kings

Sacramento was lit up by the NBA’s second-worst offence on Wednesday, giving up 133 points to a bad Pistons team.  The Kings blew a late lead and gave Detroit an 11-0 run to end the game.  Terence Davis led Sacramento with a career-high 35 points, six rebounds and three assists.  De’Aaron Fox added 27 points, eight assists and six rebounds, while Harrison Barnes finished with 20 points.

Fox is leading the team with 21.0 points per game.  Barnes is averaging 16.3 ppg and leads the team with 6.0 rebounds.  Tyrese Haliburton is a game-time decision on Saturday after missing the Kings’ last two games in COVID protocols.  Haliburton is averaging 13.7 ppg and leads the team in assists (7.1), steals (1.7) and blocks (0.7).

Milwaukee Bucks

The Bucks came out on top in a battle of Eastern Conference powerhouses on Friday as Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped a team-high 30 points and 12 rebounds in the win.  Khris Middleton finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds, Jrue Holiday had 13 points and Bobby Portis added 12 points and a game-high 13 rebounds.  Milwaukee shot a season-low 19.4 per cent from beyond the arc (6 of 13).

Antetokounmpo continues to be a massive piece of Milwaukee’s roster.  The two-time MVP is third in league scoring with 28.6 ppg and he also averages team-highs in rebounds (11.3) and blocks (1.5).  Middleton is second on the team with 19.7 ppg.  Holiday is third with 17.9 ppg and leads the team in assists (6.5) and steals (1.5).  The Bucks are 18-3 when they have Antetokounmpo, Middleton and Holiday all playing.

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