Bucks vs. Pacers - 3/2/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Indiana Pacers (31-29) at Milwaukee Bucks (25-35)
NBA Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bradley Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks +2 -- Over/Under: 206 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSMW, FSWI
The Indiana Pacers and Milwaukee Bucks meet Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Indiana Pacers look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Indiana Pacers are averaging 102.2 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 100.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Paul George is averaging 23.4 points and 7.1 rebounds while George Hill is averaging 12.5 points and 3.5 assists. Monta Ellis is dishing 4.7 assists and Myles Turner is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Indiana Pacers are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Pacers are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.2 rebounds per game. The Indiana Pacers have lost five of their last eight road games. C.J. Miles is questionable with a calf injury.
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The Milwaukee Bucks also need a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 99.1 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 103.3 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Khris Middleton is averaging 18.2 points and 4.1 assists while Greg Monroe is averaging 16.3 points and 9.5 rebounds. Giannis Antetokounmpo is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Jabari Parker is dishing 1.6 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Bucks are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42.1 rebounds per game. The Milwaukee Bucks have won seven of their last 10 home games. Michael Carter-Williams is questionable with a knee injury.
The Pacers are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 vs. NBA Central and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Bucks are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 vs. Eastern Conference and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win. The road team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Maybe it's time to start trusting the Bucks. Well, at least at the Bradley Center where Milwaukee has won seven of its last 10 games. I'll take the free bucket with the home team.