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New York KnicksMilwaukee Bucks
April 11, 8:00 PM | Bradley Center

New York Knicks vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds

29-28TEAM RECORD28-29

New York pays a visit to Milwaukee on Wednesday, hoping to send the Bucks to a loss while also covering the spread in NBA action at Bradley Center.

The Bucks sit at 28-29 (27-30 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Knicks are currently 29-28 (29-28 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Milwaukee is 35-21-1 OU, and New York is 22-35 OU.

View New York vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Knicks are listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, with the total listed at 201.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 16 (Bucks) and the No. 8 (Knicks) teams in the league, according to our current NBA Power Rankings at Odds Shark. A 100-98 result in favor of the Knicks is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Knicks rank No. 14 in the league with 42.5 per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Milwaukee is the NBA’s No. 14-ranked team at 6.8 per game, while the Knicks rate No. 7 with 7.3 per contest.

Defensively, the Knicks feature the league's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 96.3 points per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the league in scoring at home.

Last time out for New York, they were a 98-86 loser as they battled the Bulls on the road. The Knicks failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog, while 184 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points for New York on Tuesday, but the Bulls managed a 98-86 victory over the Knicks at United Center.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 109-89 result against the Thunder on April 9. The Bucks failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog, while the 198 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Milwaukee was crushed on Monday, getting run out of the gym by Oklahoma City and falling 109-89 at Bradley Center.

New York Knicks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Chicago are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma City are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Knicks at Bucks trends to consider:
New York is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of New York's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of New York's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of New York's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against New York
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing New York
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Milwaukee's last 25 games at home

Next up:
New York home to Washington, Friday, April 13
Milwaukee at Detroit, Friday, April 13

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