Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Prediction

NBA Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction 3/10/2024

The Milwaukee Bucks (41-23) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Clippers (41-21) on Sunday, March 10th. This game will be played at Arena in Los Angeles and televised on BSSC. The Clippers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Bucks are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Bulls. Tip-off is set for 3:00 ET.

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The Bucks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

The Bucks’ most recent matchup against the Lakers saw Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the Bucks with 34 points while shooting 14/23 from the field. Damian Lillard finished 2nd on the team with 28 points, but Milwaukee ended the game with a 123-122 loss.

In their last five games, the Bucks have gone 3-2 and have an overall record of 41-23. As of now, the Bucks are 3rd in the Eastern Conference and are 2nd in the Central division.

Milwaukee has an overall ATS record of 27-37 as they come into today’s game. Milwaukee has struggled to cover the spread in their last two road games and has an ATS record of 13-19 on the road, while it is 14-18 at home.

The Clippers Are Coming Off A Win

The Clippers won vs. the Bulls in their most recent game, ending with a score of 112-102. The Clippers picked up the win despite trailing going into halftime 57-46.

The Clippers are 41-21 overall and are 4th in the Western Conference. Within their division, the Clippers are in 1st place. As they get ready for today’s game, the Clippers have won their last two games.

Against the spread, Los Angeles have an above .500 record vs. the spread sitting at 32-30 ATS. This season, Los Angeles has a 28-22 record against the spread when they are favored, and they are 4-8 when playing as underdogs.

Bucks Offense Breakdown

Coming into today’s action, Milwaukee is averaging 120.9 points per contest. This figure places them 2nd in the league.

Heading into their matchup with the Clippers, the Bucks have the 2nd best scoring offense in the NBA at 120.9 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 118.8 points per game.

When it comes to pace, Milwaukee is 6th in the league at 100.7 possessions per game. This has helped them get to the free-throw line often, as they are 2nd in free-throw attempts.

While the Bucks are 7th in field goal percentage at 49%, they are 28th in offensive rebounds. In terms of assists, Milwaukee is 15th in the NBA.

Clippers Offense Breakdown

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The Clippers arrive for today’s game as one of the NBA’s top offensive teams, scoring an average of 117.2 points per game (11th).

Heading into the game, the Clippers are ranked 11th in scoring at 117.2 points per game. At home, they are averaging 117.3 points per game compared to 117.0 on the road.

Los Angeles is 6th in field goal percentage at 49% and 2nd in three-point shooting at 38%. They are also 6th in true shooting percentage.

When it comes to pace, the Clippers are 25th in the league at 97.1 possessions per game. In terms of assists, they are 21st at 25.8 per contest.

Bucks Team Defense

So far, the Bucks defense is giving up 117.1 points per contest, which has them sitting 19th in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups. In terms of two point field goal attempts, the Bucks defense has allowed a shooting percentage of 53.9% while allowing 35.5% from downtown.

Clippers Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Clippers’ defense is giving up an average of 112.4 points per contest. The Clippers defense is coming off a game in which they held the Bulls offense to just 50% shooting. Overall, they gave up 102 points to Chicago.

Key Players For The Bucks And Clippers

For today’s matchup, we project Giannis Antetokounmpo to lead the scoring for the Bucks, putting up 31 points and shooting at a rate of 12/19. Throughout this season, his average stands at 30.8 points per game, along with 11.2 rebounds.

On the other side, Kawhi Leonard is our projected leading scorer for the Clippers. We have him ending the game with a team-high 24 and grabbing 6 rebounds. This season, he is shooting at a field goal percentage of 52.3%, and his scoring average is 24 points per game.

Bucks vs Clippers Trends

  • Across the Bucks last ten road games, the team averaged 112 points per game while allowing 111. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 5-5, while going 5-5 straight-up.
  • In their last three home games, the Clippers have a straight up record of 2-1 while going 1-2 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 105 points per game in these contests.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Clippers have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 3-7.
  • Through their last three games as the favorite, the Bucks have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.

Bucks vs Clippers Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Bucks vs. Clippers matchup, our bet is to grab the Clippers at +3. Even though our projections have the Bucks winning 115-114, we see the Clippers as the play on the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 226.5, and our model projects the Bucks and Clippers to reach a combined total of 229 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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