The Philadelphia 76ers (33-23) will host the Milwaukee Bucks (36-21) for an Eastern Conference showdown on Sunday. The Bucks enter this matchup as the No. 3 seed in the East, while the 76ers currently occupy the fifth spot. On Oct. 26, Milwaukee narrowly beat the 76ers 118-117 at home.

Tip-off is scheduled for 1 p.m. ET at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Bucks are 4.5-point favorites in the latest Bucks vs. 76ers odds, while the over/under for total points scored is 234.5. Before making any 76ers vs. Bucks picks, you'll want to see the NBA predictions and betting advice from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every NBA game 10,000 times and has returned well over $10,000 in profit for $100 players on its top-rated NBA picks over the past five-plus seasons. The model enters Week 18 of the 2023-24 NBA season on a sizzling 60-36 roll on all top-rated NBA picks this season, returning nearly $2,300. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Bucks vs. 76ers. You can head to SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are several NBA betting lines and trends for 76ers vs. Bucks:

  • Bucks vs. 76ers spread: Milwaukee -4.5
  • Bucks vs. 76ers over/under: 234.5 points 
  • Bucks vs. 76ers money line: Milwaukee -187, Philadelphia +156
  • MIL: The Bucks are 10-3 in their last 13 meetings against the 76ers
  • PHI: The 76ers are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games 
  • Bucks vs. 76ers picks: See picks at SportsLine

Why the 76ers can cover

Guard Tyrese Maxey excels as a commanding offensive playmaker. Maxey has great speed to get past defenders and owns a dependable jumper from the perimeter. The Kentucky product is averaging 25.8 points and 6.4 assists, while knocking down 37% of his shots from downtown. Maxey recorded 24 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in his last outing.

Guard Buddy Hield comes into town as a knockdown perimeter asset. Hield has supreme confidence to let it fly and is a solid finisher in transition. In six games as a member of the 76ers, the Oklahoma product is averaging 19.3 points and 6.2 assists per game. On Feb. 14 against the Heat, Hield finished with 22 points and 10 assists. See who to back at SportsLine.

Why the Bucks can cover

Forward Bobby Portis is your typical modern big man. Portis has a reliable mid-range jumper while being an active rebounder. The Arkansas product puts up 12.7 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. He has scored 14 or more points in each of his last three games. In his last outing, Portis had 14 points and five boards.

Guard Malik Beasley brings an efficient perimeter asset to the backcourt. Beasley has terrific range and runs the floor well in transition. The Florida State product averages 11.5 points and 3.9 rebounds, while shooting 44% from beyond the arc. In Friday's win over the Timberwolves, Beasley totaled 14 points and made four 3-pointers. See who to back at SportsLine.

How to make 76ers vs. Bucks picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 233 points. The model also says one side hits in almost 60% of simulations. You can only see the picks at SportsLine

So who wins Bucks vs. 76ers, and which side of the spread hits nearly 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on a 60-36 roll on top-rated NBA picks this season, and find out.