Bucks battle vs Nets highlights NBA odds
|Brooklyn Nets||Milwaukee Bucks|
|27-29||March 01, 2014, 08:30 | Bradley Center||11-46|
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Brooklyn when they hit take on the Bucks on Saturday in pro hoops betting action.
The Nets will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 28-28 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bucks are 24-33 ATS. Brooklyn is 28-26-2 against the total, while Milwaukee is 31-26 versus the number. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
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For bettors going with the Bucks in this one, they were listed earlier as 6-point underdogs on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 197 for Saturday at shops such as 5Dimes.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bucks rated this week at No. 28 and the Nets sitting at No. 11. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 89-83 result in favor of the Nets today.
The Nets were a 112-89 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Nuggets. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (201) made winners of UNDER bettors. Brooklyn cruised to victory on Thursday, running Denver out of the gym and running up a 112-89 score at Pepsi Center.
The Bucks were a 101-96 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pacers. They covered the 15.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (197) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bucks endured a 101-96 loss at the hands of the Pacers on Thursday, despite a 23-point effort from Brandon Knight at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 29-ranked offense, averaging 93.32 PPG, against a Nets defense that ranks No. 11 at 99.68 PPG. The Bucks field goal percentage has averaged 42.58% so far, less than the Nets shooters have achieved on the year, 45.03% per game.
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