Suns vs Bucks Game Breakdown & Projections – Sun, Mar 17th 2024

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Phoenix Suns

Suns

39W-28L

Phoenix Suns

March 17, 2024

01:00PM EST

Odds: 227.5 o/u

Bucks

43W-24L

Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks

Well, hoop heads, if you’re not already fired up for this NBA clash, you need to check your pulse! The Phoenix Suns, flashing a record of 39 wins and 28 losses, are gearing up to bring the heat to the Fiserv Forum, home turf of the Milwaukee Bucks. With a superior record of 43W-24L, the Bucks are looking to defend their territory and keep their spot at the top of the Eastern conference. The Suns, trailing by 3.5 games back in the West, are eager to rise and shine. The betting gurus have cranked up the pressure, pegging the over/under at a sizzling 227.5, with the Suns line at 2.5, while the Bucks are favored at -2.5. Fresh off a 114-105 triumph over the 76ers, the Bucks are ready to buck the odds. Meanwhile, the Suns, basking in their recent 107-96 victory against the Hornets, are all set to eclipse their competition. So, as we gear up for this 1 PM EST showdown, remember, when the Suns meet the Bucks, it’s not just about making it rain threes, it’s about making it reign supreme!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: March 17, 2024 01:00PM EST
Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee

Vegas Odds

PHX ML MIL ML Over/Under Line
Open +120 -140 229.0 2.5/-2.5
Recent +125 -145 227.5 3.0/-3.0
Difference +5 -5 -1.5

Team Performance

phx Team Logo
LAST 10
6W-4L
AWAY
18W-14L

44.4% Win Probability

mil Team Logo
LAST 10
7W-3L
HOME
26W-7L

55.6% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 OT Final O/U ATS
02/06/24 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 23 26 24 33 106 Under
Phoenix Suns PHX 22 26 31 35 114
03/14/23 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 29 28 28 31 116 Under
Phoenix Suns PHX 24 24 36 20 104
02/26/23 Phoenix Suns PHX 26 20 28 27 101 Under
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 33 20 22 29 104
03/06/22 Phoenix Suns PHX 33 30 27 32 122 Over
Milwaukee Bucks MIL 30 30 31 41 132
02/10/22 Milwaukee Bucks MIL 34 22 21 30 107 Over
Phoenix Suns PHX 31 33 33 34 131

Suns Vs Over/Under

Bucks Vs Over/Under

Suns Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/15 vs CHA 107-96W 57 31 10 88
03/14 vs BOS 112-127L 51 27 13 99
03/11 vs CLE 117-111W 42 23 14 84
03/09 @ BOS 107-117L 41 21 14 87
03/07 @ TOR 120-113W 49 29 14 87
03/05 vs DEN 117-107W 52 32 9 96
03/03 @ OKL 110-0W 50 26 21 39
03/02 @ HOU 109-120L 47 23 19 87
02/29 @ HOU 110-105W 51 20 14 90
02/25 @ LAL 123-113W 51 32 12 93

Bucks Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Reb Ast Tov Shots
03/14 @ PHI 114-105W 37 29 14 72
03/12 vs SAC 94-129L 44 23 13 84
03/10 vs LAC 124-117W 41 28 7 88
03/08 vs LAL 122-123L 43 28 6 94
03/06 vs GSW 90-125L 36 19 15 89
03/04 @ LAC 113-106W 46 20 11 78
03/01 vs CHI 113-97W 49 22 7 86
02/29 vs CHA 111-99W 44 21 7 86
02/27 @ CHA 123-85W 51 29 9 90
02/25 vs PHI 119-98W 47 32 18 81

Starting Lineups

Suns Notable Injuries

  • David Roddy (SF/PF): Avg: 7.3pts, 3.5reb, 1.3ast, 19.9 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. Impact: 0.8
  • Thaddeus Young (C): Avg: 4.7pts, 3.3reb, 2.0ast, 14.7 minutes. Last game: 03/14/24. Impact: 2.5
  • Josh Okogie (SF): Avg: 4.8pts, 2.7reb, 1.2ast, 17.0 minutes. Last game: 03/02/24. Impact: 1.7
  • Saben Lee (PG): Avg: 3.2pts, 1.5reb, 1.4ast, 8.5 minutes. Last game: 03/09/24. Impact: 1.4
  • Nassir Little (SF/PF): Avg: 3.5pts, 1.9reb, 0.5ast, 11.5 minutes. Last game: 03/15/24. Impact: 0.5

Bucks Notable Injuries

  • Malik Beasley (SG): Avg: 11.4pts, 3.8reb, 1.4ast, 29.8 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 3.5
  • Marjon Beauchamp (SG/SF): Avg: 4.4pts, 2.1reb, 0.7ast, 13.2 minutes. Last game: 03/06/24. Impact: 0.7
  • Thanasis Antetokounmpo (PF/C): Avg: 0.8pts, 0.4reb, 0.5ast, 4.3 minutes. Last game: 03/12/24. Impact: 0.4

Top Player Props

This article, published more than 6 hours prior to game time, focuses exclusively on Over prop bets due to the propensity for NBA teams to make last-minute injury adjustments. For the most current prop bets, including any updates closer to tip-off, please refer to the link provided below the table.

Suns Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #9 #5 #12 #5 -11.5%
PF #18 #17 #5 #12 -2.2%
PG #30 #28 #5 #27 9.9%
SF #5 #14 #11 #6 -11.2%
SG #21 #13 #25 #26 8.2%

Bucks Defense vs

Position Pts Reb Ast Overall vs NBA
C #5 #18 #20 #7 -9.6%
PF #3 #7 #13 #6 -7.0%
PG #8 #7 #4 #3 -15.2%
SF #12 #9 #6 #9 -7.4%
SG #29 #27 #30 #29 11.7%
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Team Comparison

Team Logo
Points per Game
112.9
112.3
Rebounds per Game
49.2
44.1
Assists per Game
25.6
25.0
Steals per Game
6.1
6.5
Blocks per Game
5.5
4.2
Shots per Game
85.8
85.0
3-Pointers Made per Game
12.3
14.5
2-Pt Percentage per Game
52.8
54.8
3-Pt Percentage per Game
35.8
37.1
Turnovers per Game
13.8
10.6
Fouls per Game
17.1
16.5

Recent Trends

  • Drew Eubanks (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 32.3% to 12.3, 18.2 min average previous 3 games.
  • AJ Green (PG/SG): 3 Game Minutes avg jumped 60.1% to 19.4, 12.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Royce O’Neale (SF/PF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.2% to 23.7, 36.0 min average previous 3 games.
  • Josh Okogie (SF): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 31.9% to 11.0, 16.1 min average previous 3 games.
  • Thaddeus Young (C): 3 Game Minutes avg dropped 34.3% to 10.5, 16.0 min average previous 3 games.
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