Oklahoma City Thunder vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 2/14/21

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Picks, Odds, Predictions 2/14/21 Photo by Michael McLoone-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks (16-10) at Oklahoma City Thunder (10-15)

NBA Basketball: Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Chesapeake Energy Arena)

The Line: Oklahoma City Thunder +10.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Milwaukee Bucks and Oklahoma City Thunder meet Sunday in NBA action at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

The Milwaukee Bucks look for a win to rebound from back-to-back losses. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 121.2 points on 49.3 percent shooting and allowing 112.6 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.1 points and 11.2 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.6 points and 6.2 assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Brook Lopez is dishing 0.7 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 40.1 percent from beyond the arc and 73.7 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 38.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.8 rebounds per game.

The Oklahoma City Thunder need a win to snap a three-game losing streak. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 107.4 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.4 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 22.6 points and 5.5 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 14.5 points and seven rebounds. Hamidou Diallo is the third double-digit scorer and George Hill is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 73.6 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.8 rebounds per game.

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The Bucks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Thunder are 2-7-1 ATS in their last 10 home games and 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 7-1-1 in Bucks last 9 overall. The over is 5-2 in Thunder last 7 home games. The Bucks are 5-14 ATS in the last 19 meetings in Oklahoma City and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings.  

The Milwaukee Bucks are obviously the better team here, but they have some bizarre losses as of late and are only winning by an average of five points on the road. The Oklahoma City Thunder don't win a ton these days, but they compete and are only losing their last five games by an average of 2.2 points. This feels like too many points to throw the Bucks direction. It's OKC or pass for me.

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Randy’s Pick Oklahoma City Thunder +10.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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