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Milwaukee Bucks vs. Detroit Pistons

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Milwaukee Bucks and the Detroit Pistons meet at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, an 88-67 result against the Heat on March 29. The Bucks failed to cover in that game as a 9-point underdog, while the 155 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

The Pistons were a 123-98 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the 76ers. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites, while the total score (221) made winners of OVER bettors.

Milwaukee:
Team record: 14-59 SU, 32-39-2 ATS

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Detroit
is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit

When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 4-6
After playing Miami are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8

Detroit:
Team record: 26-47 SU, 32-41 ATS
Current streak: lost 3 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 7 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee

When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Indiana are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Milwaukee at Miami, Wednesday, April 2
Detroit at Indiana, Wednesday, April 2