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Milwaukee Bucks vs Brooklyn Nets Odds
A key NBA battle sees the visiting Bucks travelling to Brooklyn Tuesday to face the Nets on Tuesday.
(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Nets currently sports a record of 31-22, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 24-27-2 ATS. The Bucks are 26-25 and 23-27-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Nets post a 23-30 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bucks have gone 25-26 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Nets rated this week at No. 16 and the Bucks sitting at No. 13. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction models that turned out a 97-95 result in favor of the Nets today.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bucks rank No. 7 in the league with 43.5 per game. That compares with Brooklyn’s No. 15 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Brooklyn is the NBA’s No. 9-ranked team at 7.6 per game, while the Bucks rate No. 19 with 6.5 per contest.
In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bucks own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 97.7 points per game when playing on the road. Brooklyn, on the other hand, rates No. 19 in scoring on their home court.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 94-92 winner as they battled the 76ers at home. The Bucks failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 186 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Monta Ellis scored 27 points for Milwaukee on Wednesday, leading the Bucks to a 94-92 victory over Philadelphia at Bradley Center.
The Nets were a 119-108 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Nuggets. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites, while the total score (227) made winners of OVER bettors. The Nuggets were burned for 26 points by Joe Johnson on Wednesday as the Nets picked up a 119-108 win at Barclays Center.
Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Brooklyn are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 1-9
After a win are 4-6
Brooklyn Nets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 1-9
After playing Denver are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Bucks at Nets trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Brooklyn
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing on the road against Brooklyn
Brooklyn is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Brooklyn's last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Brooklyn is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 6 games
Milwaukee home to Brooklyn, Wednesday, February 20
Brooklyn at Milwaukee, Wednesday, February 20