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Bucks vs Pelicans Betting Matchup Report

New Orleans PelicansMilwaukee Bucks
22-29February 12, 2014, 08:00 | Bradley Center9-42



New Orleans travels to Milwaukee on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 22-29 mark with a victory over the Bucks.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Bucks are 9-42 so far on the season, and 19-32 ATS vs. the number. The Pelicans, meanwhile, are 22-29 and 23-25-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 26-25 and the Pelicans go 25-26 on the totals.

View New Orleans Pelicans vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds and Stats.

Oddsmakers at 5Dimes opened the Bucks as 5-point underdogs in this matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER line was sitting around 191 earlier at GTbets.eu.

This game pits the Bucks, currently No. 28 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Pelicans, who rate No. 24 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 90-82 victory for the Pelicans.

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In their last action, New Orleans was a 108-101 loser on the road against the Raptors. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (209) was profitable news for OVER bettors. New Orleans got 23 points and 10 assists from Tyreke Evans in a losing cause in a 108-101 loss to Toronto on Monday at Air Canada Centre.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 102-86 loser as they battled the Celtics at home. The Bucks failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog, while 188 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Bucks endured a 102-86 loss at the hands of the Celtics on Monday, despite a 22-point effort from Brandon Knight at Bradley Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Pelicans rank No. 18 in the league with 42.59 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 25 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 18-ranked team at 7.22 per game, while the Pelicans rate No. 27 with 5.96 per contest.

Next up:
New Orleans home to New York, Wednesday, February 19th
Milwaukee home to Orlando, Tuesday, February 18th

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