The battle between the Hornets and Bucks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Milwaukee was handed a 102-81 defeat on Monday at New Orleans Arena.
New Orleans was an underdog by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 188.5.
Ryan Anderson had 22 points for New Orleans and Robin Lopez chipped in with 21 points. Greivis Vasquez had 9 assists for the Hornets, while Ryan Anderson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Milwaukee got 25 points from Brandon Jennings in a losing cause and another 17 points from Monta Ellis. Monta Ellis contributed 6 assists for the Bucks, while Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had 8 rebounds.
The Hornets hit the break leading 53-50 before taking care of business in the second half.
Milwaukee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-37.
Next game, New Orleans takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head on the road to face San Antonio.