Milwaukee Bucks Odds

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The Bucks’ big three of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday delivered an NBA title in 2021 and should keep the Bucks contending every year. The fan base in Milwaukee is as proud as ever, and that feeling has extended to Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and beyond.

What do the odds say about the Bucks’ chances this year? Where can you find the best Bucks odds at Canadian online sportsbooks? Check the page below for tonight’s Bucks odds and more Milwaukee Bucks betting insights.

Tonight’s Bucks game odds

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Next Up: Boston Celtics

  • Opponent Record: 51-31
  • Scoring Rank: 12 (111.8 PPG)
  • Location: TD Garden
  • Date: Sunday, May 15, 2022

Betting Insights For The Celtics Game

  • The Bucks average 11 more points per game (115.5) than the Celtics allow their opponents to score (104.5).
  • Milwaukee is 38-26 against the spread and 48-16 overall when it scores more than 104.5 points.
  • The Celtics and the Bucks rebound at around the same rate, with the Celtics averaging 0.7 fewer rebounds per game.
  • When Milwaukee earns the rebounding advantage they are 37-23-0 against the spread. When recording fewer boards, Boston is 11-19-1.
  • The Bucks are shooting 46.8% from the field, 3.4% higher than the 43.4% the Celtics' opponents have shot this season.

Milwaukee Last 10 Games

Overall Record ATS Record O/U/P AVG Total AVG Pts Scored AVG Pts Allowed
6-4 5-5 2-8-0 216.7 105.9 102.0

Betting Lines And Odds For Bucks Vs. Celtics

Celtics vs Bucks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Celtics -5 206.5 -211 +172

Bucks Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, Milwaukee is 44-49-0 this year.
  • This season, the Bucks have just two ATS wins in six games as an underdog of 5 points or more.
  • Milwaukee's games this season have hit the over on 45 of 93 set point totals (48.4%).

Recent Meetings With The Celtics

Boston has won a majority of its last five games against Milwaukee, going 3-2, while the Celtics have also covered the spread in four of five games against the Bucks.
Celtics vs Bucks
Date Home Team Away Team Result
5/13/2022 Bucks Celtics 108-95, BOS
5/11/2022 Celtics Bucks 110-107, MIL
5/9/2022 Bucks Celtics 116-108, BOS
5/7/2022 Bucks Celtics 103-101, MIL
5/3/2022 Celtics Bucks 109-86, BOS

Bucks Player Insights

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo is putting up team highs in points (29.9 per game) and rebounds (11.6). And he is producing 5.8 assists, making 55.4% of his shots from the floor and 29.5% from 3-point range, with 1.1 triples per contest.
  • Jrue Holiday is averaging a team-best 6.9 assists per game. And he is producing 18.6 points and 4.6 rebounds, making 50.1% of his shots from the field and 41.1% from 3-point range, with 2.0 treys per contest.
  • The Bucks receive 20.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game from Khris Middleton.
  • Bobby Portis is averaging 14.6 points, 9.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game, making 47.9% of his shots from the field and 39.3% from 3-point range, with 1.8 triples per contest.
  • The Bucks get 11.1 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game from Grayson Allen.

Injuries For Boston Vs Milwaukee

Celtics: Robert Williams III: Questionable (Knee), Sam Hauser: Out (Shoulder)
Bucks: Khris Middleton: Out (Knee), George Hill: Probable (Abdomen)

Bucks Upcoming Games

Bucks Upcoming Games
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Bucks live betting odds

Canadian betting apps can enhance your Bucks game-watching experience via live betting. This is where you can go beyond the standard pregame and futures options to wager on live Milwaukee Bucks basketball as it happens.

The basketball odds will change rapidly to reflect what’s happening on the court. That usually means sports betting apps on your phone represent the best way to keep up with live NBA betting. To see exactly what Bucks betting lines you can grab during a game, download the app for your favourite sportsbook and select the Bucks game listing.

Bucks props and futures odds

Basketball prop bets usually focus on player and team stats, while futures are about the season as a whole. Popular Bucks game props may include bets on the following:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo to score over or under 26.5 points.
  • Jrue Holiday to record over or under 6.5 assists.
  • Khris Middleton to hit five or more 3-point field goals.

And here are some examples of Bucks futures bets:

  • The Bucks to win the Central Division, make the playoffs, win the Western Conference (go to the NBA Finals) or win the NBA Finals (NBA playoffs/Finals odds).
  • Milwaukee to win over or under a certain number of regular-season games.
  • Team scoring, rebounding and assist leaders.
  • Player scoring, rebounding, and assist totals and season averages.

Futures betting may also include a bet on a Bucks player to win an NBA award at the end of the season:

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo to win NBA MVP or Defensive Player of the Year (NBA MVP odds).
  • Jrue Holiday to win Most Improved Player.
  • Bobby Portis to win Sixth Man of the Year.

You’ll book any Bucks futures bets at the odds at the time you place the bet. These odds can change throughout the year, but you lock your bet in when you place it. Most of the time, this means the earlier in the season, the better the betting odds.

Bucks Vegas odds vs. local odds

Since Las Vegas is the original home of legal sports betting in North America, you’ve probably heard people talking about Vegas odds before. These are the odds you would find at Las Vegas sportsbooks. These days, the odds on a typical Bucks game are the same or similar at Vegas sportsbooks as they are at online sportsbooks in Canada. Or at the very least, they start out that way. Odds can change, and a change in Vegas doesn’t necessarily mean that the same change will happen in Canada.

Sportsbook lines aim to draw an equal amount of betting on both sides of a wager. Sportsbooks make a profit from the vig that they factor into these odds, not whether one side or the other wins. That’s why, if there’s heavy betting on one side, sportsbooks will change the odds to try to attract more betting on the other side. Only the sportsbook that drew the big bet(s) will make that change, which is why you might end up with different Bucks odds in Vegas compared to places in Canada.

Because the Bucks have become such a favourite in parts of Canada, however, betting sites that may be active in the country — such as BetMGM Sportsbook and Caesars Sportsbook in Canada — may have to react more often than Vegas books would.

Milwaukee Bucks home games

  • Name: Fiserv Forum
  • Nicknames: The House That Giannis Built
  • Address: 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Owner: Wisconsin Center District
  • Operator: Milwaukee Bucks
  • Basketball capacity: 17,341
  • Groundbreaking: June 18, 2016
  • Opened: Aug. 26, 2018
  • Construction cost: $1.2 billion
  • Other tenants: Marquette Golden Eagles (NCAA)
  • Previous home: The Bradley Center (1988-2018), UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena (formerly Milwaukee Arena, MECCA Arena, US Cellular Arena) (1968-88)

Bucks TV and radio broadcast

Bucks TV broadcasts are on Bally Sports Wisconsin, and the radio broadcast is on WTMJ Radio. Here are the broadcast teams:

  • TV play-by-play: Lisa Byington
  • TV analysts: Marques Johnson and Steve Novak
  • TV reporter: Zora Stephenson
  • Radio play-by-play: Dave Koehn
  • Radio analyst: Ben Brust

Bucks draft picks

The bucks drafted Giannis Antetokounmpo 15th overall in 2013. Only one other draft pick by the Bucks was on the 2020-21 NBA championship team: Donte DiVincenzo, whom the Bucks drafted 17th overall in 2018. However, the Bucks have drafted and traded a number of players to build that championship team:

  • Kevin Porter Jr., 30th overall in 2019
  • Thon Maker, 10th overall in 2016
  • Malcolm Brogdon, 36th overall in 2016
  • Patrick McCaw, 38th overall in 2016
  • Norman Powell, 46th overall in 2015
  • Jabari Parker, second overall in 2014

Bucks franchise scoring leaders

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would be a good guess in most categories, but here’s a look at the Bucks’ career leaders in some key areas:

  • Games played: Junior Bridgeman, 711
  • Points per game: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 30.4
  • Rebounds per game: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 15.3
  • Assists per game: Oscar Robertson, 7.5
  • Steals per game: Alvin Robertson, 2.7
  • Blocks per game: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 3.4
  • Triple-doubles: Giannis Antetokounmpo, 29

Bucks coach/coaching staff

  • Head coach: Mike Budenholzer
  • Assistant coaches: Darvin Ham, Charles Lee, Pat St. Andrews, Chad Forcier, Vin Baker, Josh Oppenheimer, Mike Dunlap
  • Trainer: Scott Faust

Past Bucks coaches

Here are the Bucks’ head coaches and their records since Giannis Antetokounmpo was drafted in 2013:

  • Larry Drew, 2013-14 (15-67)
  • Jason Kidd, 2014-18 (139-152)
  • Joe Prunty, interim 2018 (21-16)
  • Mike Budenholzer, 2018- present (162-65) (2018-19 NBA Coach of the Year, 2021 championship)

What is the Bucks logo and mascot?

Bango the Buck is the Bucks’ official mascot. His name comes from the word that longtime play-by-play announcer Eddie Doucette used whenever the Bucks hit a three. The team’s logo has long featured an image of a Buck with the Milwaukee Bucks name and traditional forest green colours.

Who owns the Bucks?

Since 2015, the Bucks have had no fewer than 20 individuals and groups be part owners of the team. In 2014, billionaire businessman and hedge fund manager Marc Lasry became co-owner, leading the group that bought the Bucks from Herb Kohl for $550 million. Here are some other members:

  • Craig Karmazin, CEO of the company that owns the team’s flagship radio station
  • Herb Kohl, former majority owner
  • Adam and Marc Stern, minority owners of the Milwaukee Brewers
  • Teddy Werner, Milwaukee Brewers VP and son of Boston Red Sox chairman Tom Werner
  • Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers QB

How much are Bucks tickets?

Bucks tickets at Fiserv Forum for the 2021-22 season range from $12 to $1,300 each.

Where to stream Bucks games online

Bucks games are available for streaming live on the Bally Sports app and, with cable subscription authentication. The app is available on iOS and Android, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku players and Roku TV, Samsung, LG and Xbox One devices. An NBA League Pass subscription will also get you all Bucks games, although local blackout rules apply.

Bucks franchise by the numbers

  • Franchise value: $1.63 billion
  • Owners: 21, including billionaire Marc Lasry and NFL QB Aaron Rodgers
  • Paid: $550 million in 2014
  • Nine numbers retired:
    • 1 Oscar Robertson
    • 2 Junior Bridgeman
    • 4 Sidney Moncrief
    • 8 Marques Johnson
    • 10 Bob Dandridge
    • 14 Jon McGlocklin
    • 16 Bob Lanier
    • 32 Brian Winters
    • 33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • NBA championships: Two (1971, 2021)
  • NBA Finals: Three (1971, 1974, 2021)
  • Division titles: 16
  • Best Bucks season: The 1971 Milwaukee Bucks went 66-16 for an .805 winning percentage
  • Most points in a single game: 57, Michael Redd vs. the Utah Jazz, Nov. 11, 2006
  • Best postseason run: The 1971 Bucks went 4-1, 4-1 and 4-0 through the playoffs to win the NBA title. The 2021 Bucks went 4-0, 4-3, 4-2 and 4-2 through the playoffs to win the title.
  • Greatest player: The debate continues. It’s either Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Bucks career leader in points per game, rebounds per game and blocks per game and a three-time MVP who was part of the 1971 title-winning team, or Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks career leader in triple-doubles and a Defensive POY winner and two-time MVP who led the 2021 title winners. Abdul-Jabbar is a legend, but another ring as a Buck may give Giannis the edge, and he’s still in his prime.
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