Milwaukee Bucks at New Orleans Pelicans
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:30 PM (Smoothie King Center)
MIL -6.5 . Total 243.0 . Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Milwaukee Bucks are on the road for a battle with the New Orleans Pelicans. The Bucks are (42-7), coming off a 129-108 win over the Phoenix Suns. The Pelicans are (20-30), after falling to the Houston Rockets, 117-109.
In the Bucks win over the Suns, Milwaukee was guided throughout the game by Giannis Antetounmpo. Antetounmpo secured a double-double, totaling 30 points, 19 rebounds, while adding 9 assists. The Bucks converted on 50% from the floor and 40% from 3-point range. Milwaukee won the game from distance, as the Bucks made 15 3-pointers, while the Suns made just 6. The Bucks out rebounded the Suns, 60 to 50.
In the Pelicans loss to the Rockets, New Orleans was led throughout the game by Brandon Ingram. Ingram registered 28 points, 12 rebounds, and 3 assists. The Pelicans shot 45% from the floor and 305 from 3-point range. New Orleans dominated Houston on the boards, out rebounding them, 63 to 43. However, the Pelicans could not take advantage of opportunities, as the pelicans committed 21 turnovers.
Recent Betting Trends:
Bucks are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
Bucks are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 against New Orleans.
The over is 5-2 in Bucks last 7 games against the Western Conference.
Pelicans are 15-4-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
Pelicans are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games.
The over is 13-4 in pelicans last 17 games.
New Orleans has a losing record at home, while the Bucks are 19-4 on the road. The Bucks have the best scoring offense in the league, averaging over 120 per game. That does not look good for the Pelicans, as New Orleans ranks 28th in scoring defense, giving up over 117 per game. Milwaukee is more talented and should be able to post back to back wins with ease. Final score prediction, Bucks will win and cover, 124-112.