Bucks vs. Spurs Player Props, Odds & Predictions – Tuesday, Dec 19

Devin Vassell #24 of the San Antonio Spurs handles the ball against the Denver Nuggets during the second quarter at Ball Arena on April 5, 2022 in Denver, Colorado.
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The Bucks are gearing up to take on the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, Dec 19. The game is slated for 8:00 ET and will be broadcast on BSW. Milwaukee comes into this game as 16.5-point favorites with the total set at 250. How will this matchup unfold? Let’s get into the Bucks vs. Spurs predictions below.

Bucks vs. Spurs Odds

  • Spread: Bucks -16.5
  • Total 250

Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, Dec 19
  • Time: 8:00 ET
  • Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee WI
  • TV: BSW

Spurs Betting Trends

  • Over their last five games, the Spurs have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 2-3 vs. the spread.
  • Across their three previous road games, San Antonio has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-3 while averaging 94 points per game.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Spurs have gone 2-1 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 1-2.

Bucks Betting Trends

  • In their last five games, the Bucks have an over/under record of 4-1 and are 3-2 vs. the spread.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Bucks offense has averaged 122 points per game while allowing an average of 119. Milwaukee posted an overall record of 5-5 while going 5-5 ATS.
  • As the betting favorite, the Bucks have an ATS record of 3-0 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 3-0.

Will the Spurs Make it Happen in Milwaukee?

Heading into today’s game, the Spurs are 4-21 overall and will have to be at their best to get a win as they are 16.5 point underdogs. In their 25 games, the Spurs are 4-15 against Western Conference opponents and are 0-6 in non-conference games.

The Spurs’ offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 110 points versus the Pelicans. During the game, they attempted 42 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 42.6%. Offensively, the Spurs hold a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, placing them 27th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 26th in terms of percentage and 12th in three-pointers made.

Looking at the Spurs defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 122.2 points per game (27).

San Antonio’s defense is currently forcing 15.6 turnovers per game, which is 28th in the league. Additionally, they enter the game ranked 8th in blocked shots, with an average of 6 rejections per game.

Can the Bucks Lock in a Home Win?

With an overall record of 19-7, the Bucks are looking to extend their four game winning streak. On the road, the Bucks are 5-5 compared to a 14-2 record at home.

The Bucks’ offense wrapped up their last game with 128 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 124.4 points per contest. Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading the team in scoring at 31.4 points per contest. Damian Lillard has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 25.8 going into the game.

At present, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 23, allowing 119.2 points per game.

When it comes to forced turnovers, the Bucks are forcing 13.4 per game, which is 16th in the league. They also come into the game sitting 11th in blocked shots at 5.6 per game.

Bucks vs. Spurs Player Prop

A player prop we are looking at is Devin Vassell and his points prop of 19.5. Currently, the over for this prop is sitting at a payout of -120 while the under is at -110. With his prop at 19.5, our model suggests taking the over as we have him finishing with 20. We have him finishing with a field goal percentage of 46.7% and knocking down three threes.

  • The Prop: Devin Vassell Over 19.5 Points (-120)

Bucks vs. Spurs Predictions

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Bucks vs. Bucks game, our recommendation is to take the Spurs at +16.5. Despite our model showing the Bucks winning 113-108, we like Spurs as our point-spread pick.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 250, and our model predicts the Spurs and Bucks to score a combined 221 points. We recommend betting on the under.

The Pick: Spurs +16.5