Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds
Milwaukee pays a visit to Los Angeles on Saturday, hoping to send the Clippers to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at STAPLES Center.
The Clippers currently sports a record of 3-2, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-2 ATS. The Bucks are 2-4 and 1-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Clippers post a 2-3 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bucks have gone 2-3-1 against the number.
The Clippers are listed as 9.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, with the total listed at 194.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game pits the Clippers, currently No. 11 in the Odds Shark NBA Power Rankings, against the Bucks, who rate No. 30 in the most recent survey. Meanwhile, math and computer handicapping models run on this game predict a 99-96 victory for the Clippers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles's No. 4-ranked offense, averaging 101.2 PPG, against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 10 at 91.8 PPG. The Clippers field goal percentage has averaged 48.5% so far, more than the Bucks shooters have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bucks own the league's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 93.8 points per game when on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in home scoring.
Milwaukee was a 103-100 loser in its last match on the road against the Kings. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 203 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Brandon Jennings was dynamite, scoring 31 points and adding 3 rebounds but Sacramento still won, 103-100, over Milwaukee on Thursday at Power Balance Pavilion.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 117-89 winner at home against the Rockets. They covered the 7–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (206) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Houston was run off the court by the Clippers on Wednesday as Los Angeles blasted the Rockets 117-89 at STAPLES Center.
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Phoenix are 2-8
After playing Sacramento are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Portland are 4-6
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Bucks at Clippers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
LA Clippers are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of the LA Clippers last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of the LA Clippers last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Phoenix, Sunday, January 8
LA Clippers at Portland, Tuesday, January 10