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Bucks vs. Thunder odds, line, spread: 2021 NBA picks, Feb. 19 predictions from proven computer model

The Oklahoma City Thunder will take on the Milwaukee Bucks at 8 p.m. ET Friday at Fiserv Forum. Milwaukee is 16-13 overall and 9-4 at home, while the Thunder are 11-17 overall and 7-8 on the road. The Thunder beat the Bucks 114-109 in the most recent meeting on Sunday.  

Milwaukee is favored by 10.5 points in the latest Bucks vs. Thunder odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 231.5. Before entering any Thunder vs. Bucks picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times, and it returned over $5,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks last season. The model is also up more than $8,400 on top-rated NBA picks over the past two-plus seasons. Dating back to last season, it enters Week 9 of the 2020-21 NBA schedule on a stunning 83-48 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Bucks vs. Thunder. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Thunder vs. Bucks:

  • Bucks vs. Thunder spread: Bucks -10.5
  • Bucks vs. Thunder over-under: 231.5 points

What you need to know about the Thunder

OKC lost to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday,122-113. The Thunder have lost five of six games, with their only win during that span coming against the Bucks on Sunday. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 22 points and handing out six assists in his return from a knee injury. Mike Muscala scored 21 points. 

OKC is coming into Friday’s game scoring the fifth fewest points per game in the league, at only 107.7 on average. Justin Jackson scored a season-high 22 points vs. the Bucks on Sunday, making all four of his 3-point attempts. Oklahoma City has held its opponents to the second-fewest fast break points per game in the NBA (10.0).

What you need to know about the Bucks

Meanwhile, Milwaukee was easily dispatched by Toronto Raptors on Thursday, 110-96. Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with 23 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Antetokounmpo has registered 20 points,10 rebounds and five assists in five consecutive games, the second-longest such streak of his career. The Bucks have lost five straight games. 

Milwaukee failed to reach 100 points for the first time this season on Thursday. The Bucks rank second in the league in field goal percentage, at 48.8. Khris Middleton made just 10 of 22 shots from the field and two of seven 3-point attempts vs. OKC on Sunday. Jrue Holiday (health and safety protocols) will miss his seventh consecutive game on Friday. 

How to make Bucks vs. Thunder picks

The model has simulated Bucks vs. Thunder 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning under on the total, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Bucks vs. Thunder? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Bucks vs. Thunder spread to jump on Friday, all from the model that is on an incredible 83-48 roll.




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