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Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds
The NBA betting slate features a clash between Milwaukee and Brooklyn on Wednesday, with the host Bucks trying to win for fans supporting them with their cheers and their money.
The Bucks bring a 26-26 record (24-27-1 ATS) to the battle against the 32-22 Nets, who are 24-28-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 26-26 so far and the Nets go 24-30. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 16-rated Nets taking on the No. 13-rated Bucks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 97-96 win for the Nets on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Milwaukee's No. 7-rated squad against Brooklyn's No. 15-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Milwaukee rates No. 20 in the league with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 9 with 7.6 per outing.
Defensively, the Nets feature the league's No. 4-rated defense on the road, giving up 94.5 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 in the league in scoring at home.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 113-111 result against the Nets on February 19. The Bucks covered in that game as a 5-point underdog, while the 224 combined points took the game OVER the total. Brandon Jennings chucked in 34 points for Milwaukee on Tuesday, but they still came up short in losing 113-111 at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Houston are 1-9
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Brooklyn are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Nets at Bucks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 7 games on the road
Brooklyn is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
Brooklyn is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Brooklyn is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Brooklyn
Milwaukee is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Brooklyn home to Houston, Friday, February 22
Milwaukee home to Atlanta, Saturday, February 23