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Bucks vs Pacers Pick, Preview & Betting Odds For Wednesday, March 29th

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Check out our free Bucks vs Pacers pick and preview for Wednesday, March 29th. See who we like to win and cover the spread in today’s NBA matchup.

Check out our free Bucks vs Pacers pick and preview for this NBA game in Indianapolis. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this NBA matchup.

Bucks vs Pacers NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Milwaukee Bucks at Indiana Pacers
  • Where: Indianapolis at Gainbridge Fieldhouse
  • Date: Wednesday, March 29th
  • Betting Odds IND +11.5, MIL -641 | IND +458 O/U nan

So far, the Bucks have put together an overall record of 54-21, while going 40-30-5 vs the spread. Over the team’s past 3 games, Milwaukee has an overall record of 2-1, including going 1-2 against the spread.

Milwaukee is going for another win in today’s game, as they previously took down the Pistons. Going into the game, they were 11 point favorites against the spread. Their 126-117 victory was not enough to cover. In the game, Milwaukee was able to hold on to their first half lead, as they led the Pistons by 6 going into the second half. In the win, Khris Middleton led the team in scoring with 34 points on a field goal percentage of 56.5%.

The Pacers come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 33-43. So far, the team has gone 39-36-1 against the spread. Indiana will take the court having lost 3 straight games. On average, they have lost these games by -20.33 points per game.

Indiana is trying to bounce back from a 127-104 loss to the Mavericks. Going into this game, the team was 7 point underdogs on the spread, giving them an ATS loss. Indiana struggled throughout the game, as they were not able to chip home at a 12 point halftime deficit. In the loss, Bennedict Mathurin led the team in scoring with 26 points on a field goal percentage of 47.4%.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Bucks picked up the 132-119 win over the Pacers. The Bucks point margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 5.5 point favorite. So far this season, the Bucks have a record of 2-1 vs the Pacers. Similar to their season-long average, the Bucks averaged 119.75 points per game vs the Pacers. Just like the Bucks, the Pacers maintained their usual level of scoring in head-to-head matchups, averaging 106.75 points per game vs Milwaukee. The Bucks have had the better record vs the spread over the last 5 games, going 3-2. The team’s average scoring margin in these contests sits at 6 points per game. The over-under record in these same games is 4-1, with the teams combining for an average of 248 points per game.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

The Bucks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 116.8 points per game (7th). When looking at the Bucks pace of play, they tend to play an up-tempo style of basketball. So far, the team is in the upper half of the NBA in possessions per game, averaging 100.8. Not only is the team ranked near the top of the league in possessions, but this fast-paced style has translated to an increased number of made shots, as they are 9th in the league in made field goals per game.

On defense, the Bucks will look for some improved play, as they are currently the 19th ranked unit in points allowed per game.

Power-Foward Giannis Antetokounmpo currently leads the Bucks at 31.1 points per game. For the season, he is 1st in the NBA in usage rate and has taken 22.5% of the team’s field goal attempts. In addition to his scoring, Antetokounmpo is averaging 11.7 boards and 5.6 assists per contest. In today’s game, he is facing off against the NBA’s 17th ranked defense at defending power-fowards. Jrue Holiday enters the game sitting second on the team in scoring. Through 62 games, he is averaging 18.9 and is 64th in the league in player efficiency rating.

Through 76 games, the Pacers are averaging 115.6 points per contest, placing them 13th in the NBA. The Pacers come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 13.6 made 3’s per game. Despite shooting the ball well from outside, Indiana has not done a good job taking care of the ball. So far, they are averaging 14.1 turnovers per game.

On defense, the Pacers will look for some improved play, as they are currently the 26th ranked unit in points allowed per game.

On offense, Buddy Hield leads the Pacers in scoring at 16.9 points per game, placing him 75th in the NBA. Overall, Hield has hit 45.4% of his shots while accounting for 14.8% of the team’s looks from the field. In today’s game, he will be working against a defensive unit that is 9th in points allowed to small-forwards. At 16.4 points per game, Bennedict Mathurin is the 2nd leading scorer for the Pacers. For the season, he is 212nd in the league in player efficiency rating, while posting a field goal percentage of 43.2%.

Bucks vs Pacers Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Bucks -11.5
  • Free Total Prediction: Over nan


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