Bucks face Bobcats: NBA odds preview

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Nov 19, 7:00 PM | Time Warner Cable Arena

Milwaukee Bucks vs Charlotte Bobcats Odds

6-2TEAM RECORD4-4

Milwaukee travels to Charlotte on Monday, hoping to boost its 6-2 mark with a victory over the Bobcats.

Charlotte will face the 6-2 Bucks, who own a 4-4 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Bobcats are 3-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bucks are 4-4 favoring the OVER.

View Milwaukee vs Charlotte Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Charlotte opened as 3.5-point underdogs at online sportsbook BetOnline, while the NBA total was sitting around 193.5 at Sportsbook.ag for those who prefer OVER/UNDER betting.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bobcats sit at No. 23 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Bucks are at No. 19 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Bucks will win this game 102-95.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Charlotte's No. 19-ranked offense, averaging 95.9 PPG, against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 16 at 97.4 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 42% so far, less than the Bucks shooters have achieved on the year, 45.6% per game.

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bucks own the league's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 91.7 points per game when playing on the road. Charlotte, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring on their home court.

Milwaukee was a 117-113 winner in its last match at home against the Hornets. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 230 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee earned a 117-113 victory over New Orleans on Saturday, getting 22 points from Brandon Jennings at Bradley Center.

Last time out for Charlotte, they were a 94-87 loser as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Bobcats failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog, while 181 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bobcats endured a 94-87 loss at the hands of the Grizzlies on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Byron Mullens at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing New Orleans are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Charlotte Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 4-6
After playing Memphis are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9

A few Bucks at Bobcats trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Milwaukee is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Milwaukee's last 19 games on the road
Charlotte is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Charlotte's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Miami, Wednesday, November 21
Charlotte home to Toronto, Wednesday, November 21

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