Milwaukee Bucks vs. Houston Rockets August 2, 2020 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on August 3, 2020

Sunday’s matchup (August 2, 2020) between the Milwaukee Bucks (54-12) and the Houston Rockets (41-24) features the Bucks as moderate 4-point favorites. The over/under for the game is 243. Sunday’s game is one of six on the schedule in the NBA for the day. Tip-off is slated for 8:30 PM ET at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Reunion, Florida.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Rockets Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -4 -110 -110 243 -110 -110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Bucks vs Rockets
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Bucks (-4) Under (243) Bucks 117 Rockets 113

Head to Head

Milwaukee has a 1-0 record in head-to-head matchups with Houston this year. The Bucks have an advantage against the spread as well (1-0) when hitting the court against the Rockets.

Bucks vs Rockets in 2019-20
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
10/24/2019 Rockets -1 230.5 -116 -103 117-111 MIL

Bucks Betting Information

  • Milwaukee and its opponents have converted the over just 31 times in 66 (47%) games this season.
  • Against the spread, Milwaukee has been strong this season, posting a 37-29 record.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Bucks have fared well against the spread, putting up a 34-23 record.

Rockets Betting Information

  • Houston and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their matchups this year — 27 of 65 (41.5%).
  • Houston has covered the spread in less than half of its outings, going 30-34-1 ATS.
  • When they play as 4-point underdogs, the Rockets have a record ATS of 4-1.

Over/Under Analysis

Bucks vs Rockets Total Facts
Games Over Total % Over Total Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Bucks 9 13.6% 118.7 237.4 107.4 222.3 226.1
Rockets 13 20% 118.7 237.4 114.9 222.3 233.6

Bucks Leaders

  • The Bucks points, rebounds and assists leader is Giannis Antetokounmpo. He averages 29.8 points per game and adds 13.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists.
  • Milwaukee’s blocks leader is Brook Lopez, who records 2.5 per game. Donte DiVincenzo leads the team averaging 1.3 steals a contest.
  • Khris Middleton is the top three-point shooter for the Bucks, hitting 2.4 per game.

Rockets Leaders

  • James Harden has the top spot on the Rockets scoring and assist lists, tallying 34.6 points and 7.4 assists per game.
  • Russell Westbrook’s 8.1 rebounds per game paces Houston’s rebounding effort. He also adds 27.5 points per game.
  • Harden leads the Rockets in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 4.4 made threes per game.
  • Houston’s Harden has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.8 per game and Robert Covington is first in blocks with 1.3 per game.

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