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Nets vs Bucks NBA Pick & Preview

  • Sport: NBA
  • Teams: Brooklyn Nets at Milwaukee Bucks
  • Where: Milwaukee at Fiserv Forum
  • Date: Thursday, March 9th
  • Betting Odds MIL -13, BKN +566 | MIL -837 O/U OFF

So far, the Nets have put together an overall record of 37-28, while going 34-30-1 vs the spread. Across the Nets 3 game win streak, they have an average scoring margin of 16.0 points per game.

The Nets will look to keep things rolling, as they previously beat the Rockets by a score of 118-96. Heading into the game, they were 6 point favorites against the spread, giving them an ATS win. Brooklyn put together a strong second half, as they only held a 5 point lead going into halftime. In the win, Mikal Bridges led the team in scoring with 30 points on a field goal percentage of 45.0%.

The Bucks come into today’s matchup with an overall record of 47-18. So far, the team has gone 36-25-4 against the spread. Milwaukee comes into the game having rattled off 2 straight wins. In these victories, the team has an average scoring margin of 8.5 points per game

In their previous game, the Bucks took down the Magic by a score of 134-123. Not only did they come away with a straight up win, but they also covered the spread as 2 point favorites. Milwaukee went on to win the game, as they led by 10 heading into halftime. Leading the team in scoring was Brook Lopez, as he contributed 26 points while hitting 64.3% of his shots.

Head To Head Recap & Stats

In the most recent matchup between the two teams, the Bucks picked up the 110-99 win over the Nets. The Bucks point margin of victory was enough to cover the spread as 3.0 point favorite. So far this season, the Bucks have a record of 2-1 vs the Nets. Similar to their season-long average, the Nets averaged 114.5 points per game vs the Bucks. On the other side, Milwaukee saw an improvement in their scoring numbers when playing the Nets, as they averaged 122.75 points per game in these matchups. Spanning across the last 5 head-to-head matchups, the Nets and Bucks have been competitive, with an average margin of victory sitting at just -1 points per game. This has resulted in a 3-2 ATS record for Milwaukee. A combined average of 227 points per game was achieved in these matchups, leading to an over-under mark of 1-4.

Odds & Free Betting Analysis For This NBA Game

This season, the Brooklyn offense is ranked 18th in the NBA in scoring at 113.6 points per game. The Nets come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 12.7 made 3’s per game. Brooklyn is a strong candidate to see their overall offensive numbers improve, as not only are they a good outside shooting unit, but they do a good job taking care of the ball, ranking 12th in fewest turnovers per game.

Defensively, Brooklyn has had its problems giving up an average of 112.12 points per game (18th).

A key injury to note in this game is the absence of the Nets 2nd leading scorer, Spencer Dinwiddie. In his 64 games, Dinwiddie is averaging 17.7 points per game while dishing out 5.5 assists and grabbing 3.2 rebounds. In his absence, the team will be looking for even more production out of Mikal Bridges, who leads the team and is 64th in the NBA at 18.6 points per contest. For the season, he has connected on 47.5% of his field goal attempts while taking 16.7% of the team’s shots from the floor.

Through 65 games, Milwaukee is the 9th best scoring team at 115.8 points per game. The Bucks come into the game as one of the league’s better 3-point shooting teams, connecting at a rate of 14.7 made 3’s per game. In addition to their strong outside shooting numbers, the team is playing at one of the fastest paces in the NBA, averaging 100.4 possessions per contest.

Currently, the Bucks defense is ranked 19th in points allowed. So far, opposing teams are averaging 112.13 points per game vs the unit.

On offense, Giannis Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks in scoring at 31.2 points per game, placing him 4th in the NBA. Overall, Antetokounmpo has hit 53.9% of his shots while accounting for 22.7% of the team’s looks from the field. In today’s game, he will be working against a defensive unit that is 10th in points allowed to power-fowards. At 19.9 points per game, Jrue Holiday is the 2nd leading scorer for the Bucks. For the season, he is 54th in the league in player efficiency rating, while posting a field goal percentage of 47.7%.

Nets vs Bucks Pick

  • Free Spread Prediction: Nets +13
  • Free Total Prediction: Over OFF