The Bucks grabbed a 117-113 win over the Hornets on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Brandon Jennings at Bradley Center.
Milwaukee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
Monta Ellis had 22 points for Milwaukee and Mike Dunleavy chipped in with 17 points. Brandon Jennings had 9 assists for the Bucks, while Mike Dunleavy was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
New Orleans got 28 points from Anthony Davis in a losing cause and another 20 points from Ryan Anderson. Greivis Vasquez contributed 11 assists for the Hornets, while Anthony Davis had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 60-58 at the break.
Milwaukee had a 41-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Milwaukee heads into a battle against the Bobcats. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.