Milwaukee Bucks (18-3) @ Detroit Pistons (8-13)
December 4, 2019, 7:00 PM ET (Little Caesars Arena)
Line: Milwaukee Bucks -400 Detroit Pistons +330
Spread: Milwaukee Bucks -9 Total: 225.5
The Detroit Pistons will welcome the NBA’s best team in this Eastern Conference matchup in the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks have won 12 straight and 16 of their last 17 games and are 6-0 in the Central division. Detroit enters this game on the second night of a back-to-back after winning 127-94 against the Cleveland Cavaliers and will look for their third straight in this one. The Pistons are 4-6 in their last ten and are struggling with just a 3-4 record within their division. The Bucks leads the NBA in point differential as they are outscoring opponents by 12.4 points a game.
Milwaukee will try to extend road success
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road and is 9-2 overall this season away from home. The Bucks have been led by the reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo who is averaging 30.8 points, 13.4 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game. He has struggled from the free-throw line shooting 58.4% while the Bucks are shooting just 70.86% as a team from the foul line which is second-worst in the NBA. Milwaukee will have Khris Middleton back in the lineup for his second game starting after three games off the bench after missing seven games with a bruised hip. The Bucks should also have Brook Lopez in this game as he has been dealing with a back injury.
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