Milwaukee Bucks vs. Brooklyn Nets - 8/4/20 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Brooklyn Nets (31-35) at Milwaukee Bucks (54-13)
NBA Basketball: Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 1:30 pm (Visa Athletic Center)
The Line: Milwaukee Bucks -17.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks meet Tuesday in NBA action at the Visa Athletic Center.
The Brooklyn Nets look for a statement victory to round from a 1-1 record in the bubble. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 111 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 111.6 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Spencer Dinwiddie is averaging 20.6 points and 6.8 assists while Caris LeVert is averaging 18.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. Joe Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Taurean Prince is grabbing six rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.6 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.3 rebounds per game.
The Milwaukee Bucks are also 1-1 in the bubble and are coming off a loss to the Houston Rockets. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 118.6 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 107.6 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 29.9 points and 13.8 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 21.1 points and 6.3 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe is the third double-digit scorer and Brook Lopez is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 35.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.4 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 51.9 rebounds per game.
The Nets are 9-27-1 ATS in the last 37 meetings.
The Brooklyn Nets are losing players by the day and at this point could be accepting tryouts for you and I to take the court for these next six games. The Nets quite simply aren't an NBA roster at the moment. The Milwaukee Bucks could win this game by 40 points if they wanted to, but 17.5 points is still a ton of points to lay in an NBA game, and the Bucks are just 15-17 ATS as a double-digit favorite this season. The Nets have been double-digit underdogs just twice this season. We also have to question the Bucks motivation to pour it on the Nets considering they already have the top seed in the East wrapped up.
Give me the Nets and the points.