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Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction & Betting Tips 3/4/2024

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction & Betting Tips 3/4/2024

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers 3/4/2024
  • We like the Clippers on the moneyline (+167)
  • The Clippers are also our pick on the spread at +5
  • Projecting a combined 232 points, we like the over

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Preview

At 8:00 ET, the Los Angeles Clippers (+167) will travel to Fiserv Forum to take on the Milwaukee Bucks (-202) in a non-conference matchup. The Clippers (39-20) are currently 4th in the Western Conference and have won two straight games. The Bucks (40-21) have won five in a row and are 2nd in the East.

The over/under line for this game is currently sitting at 228.5 points. NBA will have coverage of this game on TV.

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Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Head-to-Head and Key Stats

Last season, the Clippers and Bucks did not face off head-to-head. When looking back over the last three times these two teams have played, the Bucks have the leg up at 2-1. However, against the spread the Clippers went 2-1. The over/under record in these matchups was 1-2 on an average of 235 points per game.

  • Across their three previous road games, Los Angeles has an ATS mark of 1-2. Their straight up record in these matchups was 2-1 while averaging 99 points per game.
  • Across their last three home contests, Milwaukee has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-0. Their overall mark in these games was 3-0, while averaging 114 points per game.
  • The last ten games that Los Angeles was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 4-6 while going 3-7 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Bucks have a strong straight up record of 3-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-0 in these scenarios.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Prediction

As the Clippers get set to take on the Bucks, they are 39-20 on the season, which is good for 4th place in the Western Conference. In the Pacific Division, they are in 1st place.

This season, the Clippers have gone 3-9 as underdogs, and they are currently 5-point underdogs against the Bucks. On the road, their average scoring margin as the underdog is -8.6 points per game.

The Clippers have won their last two games straight up and against the spread. In their most recent game, they defeated the Timberwolves by a score of 89-88. The Clippers were 2.5-point underdogs going into the game.

Los Angeles has an ATS record of 31-28 this season, going 16-14 ATS on the road and 15-14 ATS at home. On the road, they have a straight-up record of 18-12.

This season, the Clippers have an O/U record of 25-33-1. In their last game, the total scoring was 177 points, which was well below the O/U line of 219.5.

In Clippers games this season, the average over/under line is 230.7, which is higher than today’s line of 228.5. On average, their games have finished with 229.9 points.

As a team, the Clippers are 10th in the league in scoring at 117.4 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 117.2 points per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Clippers are 7th in the league at 49%. They are also 6th in true shooting percentage.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 50.8% of their games. They are also 7th in free throw attempts per game.

At present, the Clippers’ defense is ranked 9th, allowing 112.5 points per game. Most recently, the Clippers’ defense put together a solid performance, giving up just 88 points to the Timberwolves.

The Bucks are favored by 5 points today against the Clippers. This season, Milwaukee has been favored in 54 of their 61 games and has gone 39-15 in those games. As the favorite, they have won their last four games straight up and have an average scoring margin of +6.7 points per game.

Milwaukee’s ATS record for the season is 26-35, and they have covered the spread in their last five games. At home, their ATS record is 13-18, and they have an average scoring differential of +6.7 points per game.

In their last game, the Bucks beat the Bulls by a score of 113-97. The O/U line for that game was 221.5, and the Bucks were favored by 3.5 points. The combined scoring for the game was 210 points.

This season, the Bucks have an O/U record of 30-31, and their games have averaged 238.6 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 228.5, and the Bucks have had 46 of their games with higher O/U lines. The under has hit in their last five games.

Milwaukee is currently 2nd in the Eastern Conference with a record of 40-21. Against the East, they are 29-13 and 11-8 against the West. The Bucks have won five straight games overall.

This season, the Bucks have been one of the most potent offenses in the NBA, averaging 121.5 points per game. In terms of scoring, they are 2nd in the league overall and 5th at home.

When it comes to their offensive style, Milwaukee has been one of the most aggressive three-point shooting teams in the league. They are 6th in three-point attempts and have made an average of 14.3 per game (5th).

Overall, the Bucks are shooting 49% from the field, which is 6th in the NBA. In terms of pace, they are 6th in the league at 100.8 possessions per game.

At this time, the Bucks’ defense is positioned 18th in the NBA, permitting 117.1 points per game. The Milwaukee defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.0% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 46.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Milwaukee.

In spite of being 5 point underdogs, we anticipate the Clippers winning this one 117-115.

Milwaukee Bucks vs Los Angeles Clippers Betting Tips

  • We like the Clippers on the moneyline (+167)
  • The Clippers are also our pick on the spread at +5
  • Projecting a combined 232 points, we like the over

Milwaukee Bucks Injury Report

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo – Achilles – Questionable
  • Khris Middleton – Ankle – Out
  • MarJon Beauchamp – Back – Probable
  • Chris Livingston – Groin – Doubtful

Los Angeles Clippers Injury Report

  • Russell Westbrook – Hand – Out

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