Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks in NBA odds tilt

Milwaukee Bucks Indiana Pacers
2-5 November 15, 2013, 07:00 | Bankers Life Fieldhouse 8-0



A key NBA battle sees the visiting Bucks travelling to Indiana Friday to face the Pacers on Friday.

Indiana will face the 2-5 Bucks, who own a 4-3 ATS mark on the season. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). In totals betting, the Pacers are 1-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bucks are 3-4 favoring the OVER.

View Milwaukee Bucks vs Indiana Pacers Odds and Stats.

The Pacers sit at No. 6 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Bucks are at No. 14 on that chart. Math models have concluded that the Pacers will win this game 96-81.

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Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 94-91 loser as they battled the Magic on the road. The Bucks covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog, while 185 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. O.J. Mayo went off for 25 points and added 7 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Orlando defeated Milwaukee, 94-91 at Amway Center.

Last time out for Indiana, they were a 95-79 winner as they battled the Grizzlies at home. The Pacers covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite, while 174 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Pacers grabbed a 95-79 win over the Grizzlies on Monday, behind a 23-point effort from Paul George at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Indiana's No. 22-ranked offense, averaging 94.88 PPG, against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 12 at 98.86 PPG. The Pacers field goal percentage has averaged 45.83% so far, more than the Bucks shooters have achieved on the year, 43.61% per game.

A few Bucks at Pacers trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 12 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Indiana is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Indiana is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Indiana's last 11 games
Indiana is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games at home


Next up:
Milwaukee home to Seattle, Saturday, November 16th
Indiana at Chicago, Saturday, November 16th