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Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/17/2023 Odds, Picks and Betting Tips

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/17/2023 Odds, Picks and Betting Tips

The Toronto Raptors will be facing off against the Milwaukee Bucks at Fiserv Forum in a back-to-back road game after they narrowly escaped with a 123-121 victory against the New York Knicks in overtime on Monday. Despite being outrebounded by a 54-42 margin and shooting 40% from the field, the Raptors (20-24) were able to secure the win. Toronto G Fred VanVleet led the team with 33 points on 10-for-23 shooting and also dished out eight assists. Scottie Barnes added 26 points and seven rebounds, and All-Star F Pascal Siakam contributed with 20 points, nine assists, and eight rebounds.

Toronto is 11th at 20-24 in the Eastern Conference and last in the Atlantic Division. The Toronto Raptors on offense are scoring 111.8 ppg and have a field goal percentage of 44.9%. This puts them 24th in most points scored per game and second-lowest team shooting percentage. The Raptors have an adjusted offensive rating of 113.8, the 14th highest in the NBA. PF Pascal Siakam continues to lead the team in scoring with 25.7 ppg on 47.8% FG shooting. However, the team struggles with consistency in three-point shooting, with only 32.9% shooting from deep, which is the 29th highest in the league. On the bright side, the team has a solid 79.6% free-throw shooting percentage, the ninth-highest in the league.

  • The Toronto Raptors are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 outings with the Bucks.
  • Toronto is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against the Milwaukee Bucks.
  • The total went OVER in 4 of Toronto’s last 5 games on the road.
  • The Raptors are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games on the road against Milwaukee. 

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks 1/17/2023 Odds, Picks and Betting Tips

On the other side of the court, The Milwaukee Bucks are having a strong season at home, having won 17 of their first 22 home games and currently trailing Boston by 4.5 games for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Recently, on Monday, the Bucks outscored Indiana by 18 points during the fourth quarter to earn a 132-119 home victory. Milwaukee (28-16) had a superb shooting performance, connecting on 23-for-46 from the three-point line and shooting 53% overall. PG Jrue Holiday had a standout performance, capping a game-high 35 points on 13-for-19 shooting and dishing out 11 assists. PF Bobby Portis, who started in place of the injured PF Giannis Antetokounmpo, contributed 21 points in 34 minutes, and veteran C Brook Lopez chipped in 19 points and six rebounds for the Bucks.

The Bucks currently sit in third place in the Eastern Conference, trailing the Celtics by 4.5 games. They are scoring 111.8 points per game, ranking 23rd in the league, and shooting 45.2% from the field, ranking 26th. According to, the Bucks have an adjusted offensive rating of 111.2, which is the 25th-highest in the NBA. Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading the team with 31 points per game, shooting 52.4% from the floor.

  • The total stayed UNDER in 10 of Milwaukee’s last 12 matches with the Raptors.
  • The total went OVER in 11 of the Milwaukee Bucks’ last 13 games at home.
  • The Bucks are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games when playing at home against Toronto. 

Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks. The NBA pick for this match is the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee PFF Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee soreness) missed three straight games and is not sure to see action in this match. The Bucks are the better defensive team and hold an edge on the glass. Take Milwaukee to cover at home predicted to win at 114-103.

NBA Starting Time: 7:30 PM (EDT)

Location: Fiserv Forum 

Date: Tuesday, Jan 17, 2022


NBA Odds: Milwaukee Bucks -5.5 

NBA Totals: 217.5

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