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Dec 18, 8:00 PM | Bradley Center

Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

13-11TEAM RECORD12-10

Bradley Center features an NBA battle between the host Milwaukee Bucks and the visiting Indiana Pacers in betting action on Tuesday.

Milwaukee will face the 13-11 Pacers, who own a 13-11 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Bucks are 9-13 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Pacers are 10-14 favoring the OVER.

View Indiana vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Bucks in this one found them as 3.5-point favorites earlier at Bovada, while the total had been sitting in the area of 189 at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bucks at No. 17 and the Pacers at No. 9 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 94-93 result in favor of the Pacers.

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How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Milwaukee's No. 12-rated squad against Indiana's No. 1-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Milwaukee rates No. 24 in the league with 5.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 18 with 6.6 per outing.

Defensively, the Pacers feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 90.6 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 in the league in scoring at home.

The Pacers were an 88-77 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pistons. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites, while the total score (165) made winners of UNDER bettors. The Pacers grabbed an 88-77 win over the Pistons on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from David West at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Bucks were a 111-85 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Clippers. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (196) made winners of OVER bettors. The Bucks were blown out by Los Angeles on Saturday, losing by a 111-85 final at Bradley Center in basketball betting action.

Indiana Pacers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Utah are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Memphis are 5-5
After playing LA Clippers are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Pacers at Bucks trends to consider:
Indiana is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Indiana is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Indiana is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Indiana is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Milwaukee's last 12 games
Milwaukee is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Indiana
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Indiana home to Utah, Wednesday, December 19
Milwaukee at Memphis, Wednesday, December 19

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