Milwaukee Bucks vs. New York Knicks: 12/27/2020 Betting Trends, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on December 27, 2020

A game after he put up 31 points in a 138-99 win over the Warriors, Khris Middleton leads the Milwaukee Bucks (1-1) on the road against the New York Knicks (0-2) as 12-point favorites. The matchup, which airs on MSG, starts at 7:30 PM ET on Sunday, December 27, 2020. The matchup’s point total is set at 223.5.

Betting Information

Bucks vs Knicks Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Bucks -12 -110 -110 223.5 -110 -110
Place a bet on Milwaukee Bucks or the New York Knicks for Sunday’s game.

Head to Head

Milwaukee has taken nine of its last 10 head-to-head meetings with New York. The Bucks also hold a 3-0 advantage against the spread when facing off with the Knicks.

Bucks vs Knicks in 2020-21
Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/14/2020 Bucks Bucks -17 229 -1800 1059 Regular Season 128-102 MIL
12/21/2019 Bucks Knicks -12.5 227 -945 648 Regular Season 123-102 MIL
12/2/2019 Bucks Bucks -16.5 222.5 -3131 1262 Regular Season 132-88 MIL
12/27/2018 Bucks Regular Season 112-96 MIL
12/25/2018 Knicks Regular Season 109-95 MIL
12/1/2018 Knicks Regular Season 136-134 NY
10/22/2018 Bucks Regular Season 124-113 MIL
4/7/2018 Knicks Regular Season 115-102 MIL
3/9/2018 Bucks Regular Season 120-112 MIL
2/6/2018 Knicks Regular Season 103-89 MIL
  • 1/14/2020 DNP – Knicks: Marcus Morris
  • 12/21/2019 DNP – Bucks: Eric Bledsoe
  • 12/2/2019 DNP – Bucks: Brook Lopez; Knicks: Marcus Morris, Elfrid Payton
  • Bucks Betting Information

    • Milwaukee was good against the spread last season, posting a 44-39 record.
    • The Bucks posted an even record of 14-14 against the spread when the spread was -12 or bigger.
    • Milwaukee more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 39 times in 83 contests (47%).
    Bet on the Milwaukee Bucks to win the NBA Championship.

    Knicks Betting Information

    • New York had a 34-30-1 record against the spread, covering in 52.3% of their contests.
    • In the majority of New York’s games last year, the teams did not hit the over (31 out of 65 games, 47.7%).
    Bet on the New York Knicks to win the NBA Championship.

    Over/Under Analysis

    • The Bucks and their opponents recorded more than 223.5 points in 55.4% of their outings last season (46 of 83 opportunities).
    • New York combined with its opponents to score more than 223.5 points in 25 of 66 opportunities (37.9%) last season.
    • The Bucks and the Knicks saw their opponents average a combined 2.5 less points per game last season than the over/under of 223.5 set in this outing.
    • The average point total for Bucks games last year was 3.0 more points than the total of 223.5 in this matchup.
    • The average point total for the Knicks last season was 5.4 points less than this game’s over/under.
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    Bucks Leaders

    • Giannis Antetokounmpo put up 29.5 points per game last season and added 13.6 rebounds a contest.
    • Jrue Holiday dished out 6.7 assists per game.
    • Middleton was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, knocking down 2.4 per game.
    • Holiday nicked 1.6 steals per game. Brook Lopez collected 2.4 blocks an outing.

    Knicks Leaders

    • Julius Randle put up 19.5 points per game last season while also adding 9.7 rebounds.
    • Elfrid Payton collected 7.2 assists per game.
    • Alec Burks was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, hitting 1.8 per game.
    • Payton swiped 1.6 steals per game. Mitchell Robinson collected 2.0 blocks a contest.
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