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NBA Betting Line Favors New Orleans Pelicans over Milwaukee Bucks

Smoothie King Center features an NBA battle between the host New Orleans Pelicans and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks in basketball betting action on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sports bettors looking to pick the New Orleans Pelicans as their prediction for this matchup, they were listed earlier as -2.5-point favorites on the betting odds board at Bovada. Those betting on the total over/under for points scored have seen that line set at 204 for Tuesday at shops such as MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 109-101 result in favor of the Bucks. 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 New Orleans Pelicans are 0-3 so far on the NBA season, and 1-2 ATS vs the spread betting line. The Milwaukee Bucks, meanwhile, are 1-2 and 0-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New Orleans go 2-1 and the Bucks go 2-1 on the total. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New Orleans vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The Pelicans - Bucks betting odds would favor the Pelicans if the lines were set according to power rankings. New Orleans is rated No. 26 in our latest Odds Shark poll, while the Milwaukee Bucks sit at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively the game matches up New Orleans's No. 26-ranked offense (98.33 PPG) against a Milwaukee Bucks defense that ranks No. 17 at 104.33 PPG. The New Orleans Pelicans have averaged 42.09% from the field per game, less than the Milwaukee Bucks have managed so far this NBA season (42.7% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bucks endured a 98-83 loss at the hands of the Pistons on Sunday, despite a 17-point effort from Giannis Antetokounmpo at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

The Pelicans endured a 98-79 loss at the hands of the Spurs on Saturday, despite a 18-point effort from Anthony Davis at AT&T Center.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • New Orleans is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • New Orleans is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of New Orleans's last 7 games
  • New Orleans is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee home to Indiana, Thursday, November 3rd
New Orleans at Memphis, Wednesday, November 2nd