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Bucks vs Kings Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

Over the last 10 games, only two teams have gone 8-2 or better, and that’s the Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings. They are arguably the hottest teams in the NBA playing on Monday. The Bucks’ NBA Finals odds are a little more serious, being first in the Eastern Conference, but the Kings are solidly in a home playoff spot for the West.

In the Bucks’ last game, they lost to the Golden State Warriors in overtime on Saturday, 125-116, putting up a fight against the defending champions on the road. Meanwhile, the Kings beat the Phoenix Suns 128-119 for their third straight win to put space between them and a team pushing up the standings.

Bucks vs Kings Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks
Bucks vs Kings Prediction, Game Preview, Live Stream, Odds and Picks

Bucks Solidified Finals Contenders

This recent stretch for the Bucks has been incredible, moving to No.1 in the East. Since Jan. 23, they have only lost twice, playing 21 games. During that stretch, Giannis Antetokounmpo has also missed four games, including the last three.

However, Milwaukee is still a hard team to face. Seven players are averaging over 10 points a game since the last time Antetokounmpo played, headlined by Brook Lopez averaging 23. Bobby Portis has also stepped up, averaging 19.7 points, and Khris Middleton, who is still recovering slowly after injuries, is getting in rhythm for 18.

On top of that, the only loss was to the Warriors in Chase Center. The Warriors have been arguably the best team on their home court, and without Antetokounmpo, the Bucks were still able to make it a game.

The NBA news seems to be leaning toward Antetokounmpo returning soon, which immediately makes Milwaukee arguably the toughest team in the league.

Kings Offense Hard to Stop

The Kings’ playoff drought of 17 seasons is about to end, last making it in 2006. This team may not be primed for a deep playoff run, but that is okay because this season’s goal was just to make it. The offense has led to this success, which could be one of the best in NBA history.

At the moment, Sacramento holds the NBA record for the best offensive rating in league history, at 119.5. That is 1.2 better than the 2020-21 Brooklyn Nets. Somehow, the Kings have become an offensive juggernaut, averaging 130 points over the previous 10 games.

The win over the Suns is a perfect example of how the Kings have become this devastating. Seven players scored at least 12 points, with Harrison Barnes leading with 19. However, De’Aaron Fox and Domantas Sabonis usually spearhead the offense, combining for 44.4 points and 13.3 assists per game.

The team has been efficient all season, having the second-best field goal percentage in the league. It has worked with the offense running through Sabonis in the post, Fox cutting off that, and efficient 3-pointer shooters surrounding them. However, sportsbooks have caught on early, raising their point total per game, so the Kings are only 33-31-2 on over/under bets.

Bucks vs Kings Game Injuries

Bucks vs Kings Head-to-Head

The Bucks have dominated the matchup against the Kings, winning the last 13 games. That includes a game back on Dec. 7, with Antetokounmpo scoring 35 points.

Bucks vs Kings Game Information

  • Game: Bucks (48-19) vs Kings (40-26)
  • Location: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA
  • Day/Time: Monday, March 13th, 10:00 p.m. EST
  • Bucks vs Kings Live Stream: NBA Game Pass

Bucks vs Kings Betting Lines

Bucks vs Kings Picks and Prediction

The NBA lines are set at just two points, making this game practically a pick’em, making it easier to choose your NBA picks.

The Kings have all the momentum right now, and the offense has reached a new level despite already being solid. Playing the Bucks will be a big test, and if Antetokounmpo is healthy, it will be even more challenging. But, the Kings do get a boost from their home court, which could get them the win.

The Sacramento Kings are listed at +110 in our Vegas NBA lines. This means that if you wager $100 on the Kings, you have a chance to win $110. The Milwaukee Bucks is -130, offering a chance to win $77 on a $100 wager.

The implied probability attached to the betting lines gives the Sacramento Kings a 47.62% chance to win, with the Milwaukee Bucks at 56.52%.

Bucks vs Kings Edge

Bucks vs Kings Results

Bucks vs Kings Game Summary

Kings vs Bucks Previous Game (Dec. 7, 2022)

The Milwaukee Bucks remain in contention for the top seed in the Eastern Conference as they’ve won five of their last six games. The Sacramento Kings are continuing their surprise start to the season as they are in fourth place in the Western Conference.

Check the latest news, stats, injury reports and NBA odds for Sacramento Kings vs. Milwaukee Bucks. There are plenty of NBA free picks for you to consider.

Kings vs Bucks Game Summary

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