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NBA Matchup - Bucks Pacers Odds Preview

Indiana Pacers Milwaukee Bucks
41-13 February 22, 2014, 08:30 | Bradley Center 10-44



The visiting Pacers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Bradley Center against the Bucks.

The Bucks bring a 10-44 record (21-33 ATS) to the battle against the 41-13 Pacers, who are 32-21-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Milwaukee go 28-26 so far and the Pacers go 22-30-2. (Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news).

View Indiana Pacers vs Milwaukee Bucks Odds and Stats.

The Bucks were listed as a 11.5-point underdogs at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark (including GTbets.eu), while the total was listed at 189.5 over at 5Dimes earlier.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark have the No. 4-rated Pacers taking on the No. 29-rated Bucks in this contest. Computer models indicate a possible 96-80 win for the Pacers on Saturday.

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In their last action, Indiana was a 104-91 loser on the road against the Timberwolves. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (195) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Paul George chucked in 35 points for Indiana on Wednesday, but they still came up short in losing 104-91 at Target Center.

The Bucks were a 101-90 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (191) made winners of UNDER bettors. Caron Butler scored 17 points in a failed effort to lead the Bucks to victory (they lost 101-90 to Denver at Bradley Center on Thursday).

How They Match Up:
In rebounding, the battle of the boards features Milwaukee's No. 25-rated squad against Indiana's No. 4-rated roster. When it comes to long-range shooting, Milwaukee rates No. 18 in the league with 7.22 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 21 with 6.89 per outing.

Next up:
Indiana home to Los Angeles, Tuesday, February 25th
Milwaukee at Philadelphia, Monday, February 24th