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Pointspread favors Clippers in battle with Bucks

Milwaukee BucksLos Angeles Clippers
March 6, 10:30 PM | STAPLES Center

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Odds

30-28TEAM RECORD43-19

The Clippers will hit the floor running against the visiting Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, looking to bolster their record and bolster wagering bankrolls in the process.

(Note: follow us on Twitter for line updates and injuries news). The Clippers currently sports a record of 43-19, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 35-27 ATS. The Bucks are 30-28 and 27-30-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Clippers post a 33-29 OVER/UNDER record this season, while the Bucks have gone 29-29 against the number.

View Milwaukee vs LA Clippers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
For bettors going with the Clippers in this one, they were listed earlier as 9-point favorites on the betting line at Bovada. Totals bettors have seen that number set at 206 for Monday at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Clippers at No. 4 and the Bucks at No. 13 heading into this contest. Handicapping models run by the computers at Odds Shark project a 105-97 result in favor of the Clippers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles's No. 9-ranked offense (100.6 PPG) against a Bucks defense that ranks No. 18 at 99.2 PPG. The Clippers have averaged 47.5% from the field per game, more than the Bucks have managed so far this season (43.7% on average).

In comparing how the teams stack up statistically, the Bucks own the league's No. 11-rated mark, allowing 98.3 points per game when playing on the road. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring on their home court.

Milwaukee won its last outing, a 109-108 result against the Jazz on March 4. The Bucks failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite, while the 217 combined points took the game OVER the total. Utah was victimized by Monta Ellis for 34 points as the Bucks defeated the Jazz 109-108 in NBA action on Monday.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 108-104 loser as they battled the Thunder at home. The Clippers failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite, while 212 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Clippers wasted a 26-point performance from Chris Paul as Oklahoma City ran past them 108-104 on Sunday at STAPLES Center.

Milwaukee Bucks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Golden State are 5-5
After playing Utah are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Los Angeles Clippers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Denver are 8-2
After playing Oklahoma City are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Bucks at Clippers trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing LA Clippers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Clippers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
LA Clippers are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
LA Clippers are 18-4 SU in their last 22 games at home
LA Clippers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of the LA Clippers last 8 games when playing Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Golden State, Saturday, March 9
LA Clippers at Denver, Thursday, March 7