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Bucks vs. Raptors odds, line: 2021 NBA picks, Dec. 2 predictions from proven computer model

The Toronto Raptors will take on the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday at Scotiabank Arena. Toronto is 9-13 overall and 2-8 at home, while Milwaukee is 14-8 overall and 7-4 on the road. The Bucks have won eight consecutive games, while the Raptors have lost four of their last five games. 

The Raptors won two of the three meetings between the teams last season. Milwaukee is favored by four points in the latest Raptors vs. Bucks odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 215. Before entering any Bucks vs. Raptors picks, you’ll want to see the NBA predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit on its top-rated NBA picks over the past three-plus seasons. The model entered Week 7 of the 2021-22 NBA season up over $1,500 on all top-rated NBA picks this season. It’s also on a stunning 117-77 roll on top-rated NBA picks against the spread that dates back to last season. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Raptors vs. Bucks. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several NBA betting lines for Bucks vs. Raptors:

  • Raptors vs. Bucks spread: Raptors +4
  • Raptors vs. Bucks over-under: 215 points

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What you need to know about the Raptors

The Raptors lost to the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday, 98-91 which was the fifth consecutive home loss for Toronto. The team had eight turnovers and just four assists in the first half and fell behind by 11 points at halftime as it scored just 39 points. Pascal Siakam (20 points) and Scottie Barnes (19 points) were the top scorers for the Raptors.

OG Anunoby (hip), Khem Birch (knee) and Goran Dragic (personal) are out for Thursday’s game while Gary Trent Jr. (calf) is questionable. Toronto excels at forcing turnovers as its 13.0 per game rank fourth in the league and its 9.5 steals per game rank second. But the Raptors also struggle when it comes to rebounds, ranking dead last in defensive rebounds per game.

What you need to know about the Bucks

Milwaukee beat the Hornets 127-125 on Wednesday. Giannis Antetokounmpo posted a near triple-double on 40 points, 12 rebounds, and nine dimes, and he hit the game-winning layup with two seconds remaining. Khris Middleton scored 21 points as Milwaukee had seven players in double-digits.

Four of Milwaukee’s last five wins have been by 10 or more points. The Bucks’ current eight-game winning streak is tied for the third-longest of the Mike Budenholzer era (since 2018). Brook Lopez (back) and Donte DiVincenzo (ankle) remain out for the Bucks.

How to make Raptors vs. Bucks picks

The model has simulated Bucks vs. Raptors 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Raptors vs. Bucks? And which side of the spread hits in over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Bucks vs. Raptors spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its NBA picks, and find out.



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