Written and authored by National Basketball Association Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news. Milwaukee Bucks were in the 2014 NBA draft lottery and got the second picks. The Bucks made Chicago native Jabari Parker the 2nd overall. Parker looked like the real deal but went down with a torn ACL on December 16th, 2015 and is out for the season. The Bucks also have been without their main man in the post. Forward Larry Sander has been out since January 16th due to a suspension for violating the league anti-drug policy.
Despite all that has happened the Bucks are riding high as a great ATS value pick but Sports bettors beware of the Bucks going forward.
The Milwaukee Bucks are 34-19 Against The Point Spread through the 2015 NBA All-Star break. ATS bettors must be careful with Milwaukee on the road as the season is in it’s last two months. The reason is teams are catching on the Head Coach Jason Kidd schemes on offense and defense. Eastern Conference teams Miami Heat, Indiana Pacers, and Brooklyn Nets are going to make a second-half run and get into playoff position. Milwaukee will find themselves in an unfamiliar position as >Free NBA Point Spread Betting Picks favorites. Milwaukee has covered by an average of +3.7 points per contest. Since January 25th Milwaukee is 8-2 Against The Spread through the 2015 All-Star break. Point Spread betting expert Charlie Red McDougall wonders how long Milwaukee can keep this going, or if they can at all. Another notable injury is Point Gaurd Kendall Marshall, who backed up Brandon Knight. Marshall is out for the year after his January 18th. ACL injury .
This Sports handicapper doesn’t know if it is a blessing or a curse that the team is having so much success Straight up and Against The Number. Milwaukee is going to be tested sooner rather than later, and Kidd must have his team ready to battle. The Bucks next three games after the All-Star break are going to be crucial. Milwaukee plays Denver at home on February 20th, a winnable ATS win. The Bucks then face two of the Eastern Conference best on back to back nights. One at home vs. Atlanta and then the teams travels an hour south for a matchup in the “WINDY CITY”. The decision Sanders made put the entire team in a state of disbelief, especially with the young talent the teams has acquired. The question management has to answer do they want a guy around who exhibits character issues? Sports bettors have been burned by teams and player that troubled players around. The bottom line is will Milwaukee continue to be a good betting value with Las Vegas considering all the disruptions to the young team.