Milwaukee Bucks vs San Antonio Spurs Prediction & Match Preview – October 23rd, 2021 | NBA Season 2021-22
The San Antonio Spurs will host the Milwaukee Bucks at the AT&T Center for their second home game of the 2021-22 NBA season on Saturday.
The Bucks are coming off a 137-95 loss to the Miami Heat, while the Spurs lost 102-96 to the Denver Nuggets in their last outing. Both teams will look to get back on the winning track in this tantalizing showdown.
Milwaukee Bucks Preview
After winning the NBA championship in 2021, the Milwaukee Bucks will look to repeat their postseason success this season. With a few additions to their roster and the renewal of some key players, the Bucks look like a competitive team.
In their first game of the season against the Brooklyn Nets, the Bucks had a commanding performance. In his 127-104 victory, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded 32 points, 14 rebounds and seven rebounds, continuing his form from the 2021 Finals.
However, the Bucks stumbled in their next game against the Miami Heat. In the absence of Jrue Holiday and Brook Lopez from their starting rotation, the Bucks were short-staffed and outscored by the Heat.
With many injured players on their roster, the Bucks will have to make some adjustments to their rotation before their game against the Spurs.
Fixture – Milwaukee Bucks vs San Antonio Spurs | NBA Season 2021-22.
Date – Saturday, October 23rd, 2021; 8:30 PM ET (Sunday, October 24th, 2021; 6:00 AM IST).
Venue – AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX.
San Antonio Spurs preview
The San Antonio Spurs have had success in the NBA under head coach Gregg Popovich. However, with the departure of DeMar DeRozan, Patty Mills and Rudy Gay, the Spurs are falling short in the veterans department as well as star power.
With the young pairing of Dejounte Murray and Derrick White leading the pack, the Spurs could have a difficult time making their way through a packed Western Conference. After a close loss to the Denver Nuggets, the young Spurs team played with great effort and tenacity in the final moments of the game.
Execution depends on NBA experience. But Keldon Johnson’s 27 points and Murray and White’s combined 31 present some promise for Spurs fans heading into the game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Bucks vs Spurs match prediction
The San Antonio Spurs are the favorites to win this matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks, who have many injured players on their roster.
While the Bucks may have the offensive advantage, San Antonio’s home advantage and the absence of a legitimate big man in the Bucks’ rotation could make things difficult for the reigning champions.
While it’s hard to count the champs, the Spurs are a competitive team under Gregg Popovich, something the Bucks will have to watch out for that night.
Where to watch Bucks vs Spurs?
The Milwaukee Bucks vs San Antonio Spurs game will be broadcast locally on KENS. The game will also air on the NBA league pass.