The Golden State Warriors play the Milwaukee Bucks in their final matchup of the NBA regular season. The Golden State Warriors are third in the Western Conference while the Milwaukee Bucks occupy second place in the Eastern Conference.
The match is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, 12 March 2022. The game time by GMT is 01:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 13. The match venue is Chase Center, San Francisco, CA.
Latest odds on betting sites
The Golden State Warriors moneyline odds are priced at 1.86 (-116 American; 25/29 Fractional), while the Milwaukee Bucks moneyline odds are priced at 1.95 (-105; 20/21). This equals approximate probabilities of 53% against 47% respectively.
- Over 232 points: 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Under points: 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Golden State Warriors +1.0: 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Milwaukee Bucks -1.0: 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
Match preview and statistics
The Golden State Warriors are third in the Western Conference with a 45-22 record, 45 wins, 22 losses and a .672 Win percentage. They are 27-7 at home, 18-15 on the road and 3-7 in their last 10 games. The Warriors who have a good record playing at home look to maintain their momentum and get another dub at home.
The Warriors last game was against the Denver Nuggets in which they cruised past the Nuggets 113 - 102. Stephen Curry dropped a game-high 34 points, and followed with 9 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals. He shot 11 of 21 from the field and 5 of 12 from downtown.
Jordan Poole dropped 21 points from the bench with a team-high 7 assists and added 5 boards. Klay Thompson scored 18 points, dropped 2 assists and 3 rebounds. Jonathan Kuminga, the 19-year-old rookie scored 18 points from the bench, had 2 blocks and 3 rebounds.
Andrew Wiggins, who became an All star for the first time this season followed with 7 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists while Kevon Looney scored 10 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. The Warriors just broke the Nuggets 4 -game win streak, in their best game in a while and they look to continue in that manner as they face the Milwaukee Bucks.
Team statistics: 42/88 (47.7%) field goals, 14/42 (33.3%) 3 pointers, 15/20 (75.0%) free throws, 26 assists, 36 total rebounds, 4 blocks, 9 steals, 7 turnovers, 25 fouls.
Golden State Warriors team news: Draymond Green (back), James Wiseman (knee), Otto Porter Jr (illness), Gary Peyton II (knee) and Andre Iguodala (back) are ruled out for the match.
The Milwaukee Bucks are second in the Eastern Conference with 42-25, 42 wins, 25 losses and a .627 Win percentage. They are 24-12 at home,18-13 on the road and 7-3 in their last 10 games. The Bucks are on a 6-game win streak averaging almost 128 points per game in that run.
The Bucks last game was against Trae Young led Atlanta Hawks which they won 124 - 115. Giannis Antetokoumpo, the MVP contender making a bold statement to win the award yet again dropped a game-high 43 points, shooting 15 of 22 from the field, got 12 boards, 5 assists and a steal to lead the Bucks to their sixth straight win.
Khris Middleton followed with 23 points, 3 boards and 8 assists. Bobby Portis had a game-high 15 rebounds, with 23 points, 2 blocks and a steal.
Jrue Holiday scored 11 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists and team high 2 steals. Grayson Allen had 11 points with 5 boards and a steal. Wesley Matthews from the bench dropped 4 points and had 2 rebounds.
The Bucks have won six straight games, three of which they won by double digits. Offensively they have dominated their opponents averaging 127.7 points per game. Defensively they still have some work to do as they have allowed 110.5 ppg compared to the Warriors’ 104.9 ppg.
Team statistics: 47/94 (50.0%) field goals, 12/35 (34.3%) 3 pointers, 18/23 (78.3%) free throws, 24 assists, 50 total rebounds, seven steals, two blocks, 8 turnovers, 19 fouls.
Milwaukee Bucks team news: Brook Lopez (back), Pat Connaughton (finger), George Hill (neck) and Lindell Wigginton (ankle) are ruled out for the match.
Golden State Warriors vs Milwaukee Bucks H2H
This is their final matchup in the regular season. The Bucks lead the two-way series as they took the first game 118 - 99. The Warriors look to even the series.
Lineups and key players
Golden State Warriors projected starting lineup:
- Point guard: Stephen Curry
- Shooting guard: Klay Thompson
- Small forward: Moses Moody
- Power forward: Andrew Wiggins
- Center: Kevon Looney
Stephen Curry is the key player to watch out for. The record holder for all-time 3 points made in the NBA averaging 25.8 ppg in regular season is going into the game after dropping a game-high 25.8 points against the Nuggets.
Milwaukee Bucks projected starting lineup:
- Point guard: Jrue Holiday
- Shooting guard: Grayson Allen
- Small forward: Khris Middleton
- Power forward: Bobby Portis
- Center: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis Antetokounmpo is the key player to watch out for. The reigning MVP who has dropped 82 points in the last 2 games is looking to stay red hot as they play the Warriors.
Prediction and betting tips
The Warriors, without Draymond Green, have been struggling to find their form and win games. They have won only three of their last ten games, Their defence will be pivotal against the steaming hot Bucks as they look to even out the series.
The Bucks even without their centre Brook Lopez have been hot offensively, their power forward Giannis Antetokoumpo has single handedly carried the offence. The Bucks in high spirits are confident and they look to make it their 7th win in a row. Owing to the Warriors recent performance, the Bucks will surely dominate them with their paint presence and get the dub . Predictions for this game are the Milwaukee Bucks to win, and over 232 points.
Betting prediction: Milwaukee Bucks to win
Odds: 1.86 (-116 American; 25/29 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Over 232 points
Odds: 1.91 (-110 American; 10/11 Fractional)