Bucks vs. Lakers - 2/4/15 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Lakers (13-35) at Milwaukee Bucks (26-22)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: TWC SN, FSWI
The Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks play Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Los Angeles Lakers are in full tank mode with losses in 10 of their last 11 games. On the season, the Lakers are averaging 99.2 points on 43.4 percent shooting and are allowing 105.9 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Carlos Boozer is averaging 12.3 points and seven rebounds while Jordan Hill is averaging 12.3 points and eight rebounds. Jeremy Lin is dishing 4.7 assists and Wesley Johnson is shooting 40.4 percent from the field. The Los Angeles Lakers are really struggling on the offensive end with so many injuries, as they’re shooting just 42 percent from the field and 29.6 percent from deep in their last five games. The Lakers scored just 80 points in their last game against the Bucks. Nick Young is questionable for this game with an ankle injury.
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The Milwaukee Bucks have won four straight games and keep climbing up the standings. On the season, the Bucks are averaging 98.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting and are allowing 96.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting. O.J. Mayo is averaging 11.4 points and 2.9 assists while Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 11.4 points and 6.3 rebounds. Khris Middleton is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Jared Dudley is shooting 49.8 percent from the field. The Milwaukee Bucks continue to play great defense, as they’re allowing 41.3 percent shooting from the field and 28 percent shooting from deep in their last five games. The Bucks have won seven of their last nine games when allowing less than 100 points. Brandon Knight and Ersan Ilyasova are questionable for this game with injuries.
The Lakers are 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 2-8-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Bucks are 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 games playing on 1 days rest and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Lakers are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Milwaukee and 5-15-1 ATS in the last 21 meetings overall.
The Lakers have mailed it in with all of their injuries, as they're not even covering the number anymore. Meanwhile, the Bucks are playing lights out defense and have covered their last six games. Look for the Bucks to win by double digits.