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Milwaukee Bucks at New Orleans Pelicans Betting Pick and Odds

NBA betting interest will be piqued on Saturday when the Bucks of Milwaukee hit the hard court against the Pelicans of New Orleans.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at BetOnline opened the New Orleans Pelicans as -5-point favorites in this betting matchup earlier today, while the OVER/UNDER betting line was sitting around 205.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 103-101 win for the Pelicans. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NBA matchups here.

Milwaukee Bucks vs New Orleans Pelicans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Milwaukee Bucks will try to spoil the party on Saturday; they are 23-21-1 ATS against the betting spread this NBA season, while the New Orleans Pelicans are 18-24 ATS. Milwaukee is 24-20-1 vs the betting total points scored; New Orleans is 18-24. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The New Orleans Pelicans sit at No. 12 in the current NBA Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Milwaukee Bucks are at No. 25 on that betting chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New Orleans's No. 11-ranked offense averaging 101.98 PPG, against a Milwaukee Bucks defense that ranks No. 19 at 102.73 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans field goal percentage has averaged 44.63% so far, less than the Milwaukee Bucks shooters have achieved on the year, 46.05% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bucks endured a 102-98 loss at the hands of the Rockets on Friday, despite a 21-point effort from Khris Middleton at Toyota Center.

Detroit was victimized by Anthony Davis for 32 points as the Pelicans defeated the Pistons 115-99 in NBA action on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 5-18 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of New Orleans's last 5 games
  • New Orleans is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee home to Orlando, Tuesday, January 26th
New Orleans home to Houston, Monday, January 25th