Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Brooklyn Nets vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction 3/21/2024

The Brooklyn Nets (26-43) travel to face off against the Milwaukee Bucks (44-25) on Thursday, March 21st. This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee and televised on NBA. Both the Nets and Bucks will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

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The Nets Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Nets were defeated by the Pelicans in the most recent game, concluding with a score of 104-91. Turning the tide, the Nets picked up the win, overcoming a halftime deficit of 64-45.

With a 26-43 record, the Nets are trying to add to their win total against the Bucks. In the Eastern Conference, the Nets are in 11th place and are 4th in the Atlantic division.

Brooklyn currently has an ATS record below .500, sitting at 29-37 at this point. In their last three road games, Brooklyn has been unable to cover the spread, and they hold an ATS record of 11-23 on the road as opposed to 18-14 at home.

The Bucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Most recently, the Bucks lost to the Celtics with a final score of 122-119. The Bucks may have lost the game outright, but they did succeed in covering the spread as +10.5 point underdogs. The over/under line entering this matchup was 226.5 points, and both teams achieved a total score that exceeded that line.

Coming into today’s game against the Nets, the Bucks are looking to keep their above .500 record intact. So far, they are 44-25 overall. When playing on the road, the Bucks are 17-18 this season compared to their 27-7 record at home.

The Bucks have covered the spread successfully in their previous three games and maintain an overall ATS record of 31-38. The Bucks currently have a two game ATS win streak as the favorite and are 5-7 vs. the spread as underdogs.

Nets Offense Breakdown

This season, the Brooklyn offense is ranked 25th in the NBA in scoring at 111.4 points per game.

This season, the Nets are averaging 111.4 points per game, which is 25th in the NBA. On the road, they are scoring 109.6 points per game compared to 113.2 points per game at home.

When it comes to pace, Brooklyn is 24th in the league at 97.1 possessions per game. In terms of field goal percentage, the Nets are 28th in the NBA at 45%.

One area where the Nets have excelled is offensive rebounding, as they are 6th in the league with 11.4 offensive boards per game. In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 17th in the NBA with 26.3 per game.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

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The Bucks come into today’s game as one of the better scoring teams in the NBA at 120.7 points per game (4th).

At home, the Bucks are averaging 123.2 points per game, which is 3rd in the NBA. Overall, they are 4th in scoring at 120.7 points per game. Milwaukee has outscored the NBA average in 65.2% of their games this season.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Bucks are 4th in made threes per game at 14.4. Overall, they are shooting 37% from beyond the arc, which is 5th in the league. From two-point range, the Bucks are 2nd in the NBA with a 57% shooting percentage.

So far, the Bucks have attempted the most free throws per game in the NBA at 24.9. In terms of pace, Milwaukee is 6th in the league at 100.3 possessions per game.

Nets Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Nets’ defense is giving up an average of 113.9 points per contest. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Nets squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.8% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 37.3% from downtown.

Bucks Team Defense

So far, the Bucks’ defense is ranked 22nd in the league at 117.3 points per contest. In their previous game, the Bucks’ defense struggled against the Celtics, giving up 122 points on a field goal percentage of 53%.

Key Players For The Nets And Bucks

In today’s game, we anticipate Cam Thomas leading the scoring for the Nets, contributing 22 points while shooting 8/17 from the field. During this season, he is delivering an average of 21.5 points per game, along with 3.1 rebounds.

On the opposing side, we anticipate Giannis Antetokounmpo to be the top scorer for the Bucks. Our projection has him finishing the game with 31, and he is expected to secure 11 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 61.6%, and his scoring average is 30.8 points per game.

Nets vs Bucks Trends

  • In their last five games away from home, the Nets have a straight up record of 1-4 while going 1-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 108 points per game in these contests.
  • Through their last ten home games, Milwaukee has an ATS record of just 6-4. However, their overall record was 5-5 while averaging 111 points per game.
  • The last ten games that Brooklyn was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 3-7 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • The last ten games that Milwaukee was favored, they have an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 7-3 straight up.

Nets vs Bucks Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Bucks vs. Nets matchup, our bet is to grab the Nets at +9. Even though our projections have the Bucks winning 111-106, we see the Nets as the play on the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 222.5, and our model predicts the Nets and Bucks to score a combined 217 points. We recommend betting on the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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