Milwaukee Bucks welcome Brooklyn Nets at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Sunday, February 27, 2022, at 7:00 AM (IST) in the regular 2021/22 NBA Season. Here, you can find everything you want to know about Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets , such as the match details, recent form, player to watch out for, match prediction and much more.
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Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets : Match Details
Date: Sunday, February 27, 2022
Time: 7:00 AM IST OR 8:30 PM ET (Feb 26)
Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Milwaukee Bucks have been in mixed form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (WLLWL). They are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
Brooklyn Nets have been in poor form recently. In the last five fixtures, they have won twice, losing three times (LWWLL). They are 2-8 in their last 10 games.
The Bucks currently sit in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. While the Nets are positioned four places below them, in eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
Their last meeting took place on January 7, 2022, and it ended in a 121-109 win for the Bucks away in Brooklyn. This will be their third meeting in the 2021-2022 NBA season.
Player to Watch
Milwaukee Bucks- Giannis Antetokounmpo
Giannis has been his team’s standout player this season, and the momentum from featuring in the All-Star game could see him raise that level even higher.
Giannis has the second-most Points per game(29.4) this season after only Joel Embiid.
When Bucks beat Brooklyn earlier this month, Giannis led the way as per usual. He finished with 31 points, seven rebounds and nine assists on 11-of-17 from the field, and made sure the Bucks buried the Nets in the second half.
Brooklyn Nets- Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant could possibly return from injury for the game against the Bucks, head coach Steve Nash said on Thursday.
Through 36 games, Durant is averaging 29.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 5.8 assists while shooting 52 percent from the floor and 37.2 percent from deep.
He leads the team in points and assists per game and ranks second in rebounds per game.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets : Key Points
- Milwaukee Bucks have won four straight games against the Brooklyn Nets.
- Bucks have recently signed ex-Nets’ Jevon Carter to add backcourt depth.
- Bucks are 20-13 at home while Brooklyn is 18-13 away.
- In the recent game between the two, the Bucks never trailed on the night and led by as much as 24 as they cruised to a 12 point victory that wasn’t as close as the final score indicated.
- That game was the seventh straight 30-point outing for Giannis against the Nets dating back to the playoffs last season, which is his longest such streak against any opponent.
Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets : Match Prediction
Brooklyn Nets are underdogs for this game. The oddsmakers are favoring Milwaukee Bucks, especially because of their home form and the absences in the opposition dugout.
Predicted Winner: Milwaukee Bucks
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