LA Lakers at Milwaukee Bucks NBA Pro Basketball
Time: 8PM ET TV: NBA PPV
LVSC opened the LA Lakers as a 9 point favorite and the betting public has put their money on the underdog Bucks as the Lakers are currently a 7 point favorite. The total was sent out at 202 ½ with some small movement to the under as the over under sits at 202. LA has dropped two straight games on their current road trip as they play Milwaukee on their final game of this 7 game roadie. LA was held to just 35% shooting Sunday at Atlanta and only 39% in their loss at Charlotte on Tuesday. LA has been struggling for points scoring just 76 at Atlanta and 84 at Charlotte. Milwaukee just recently snapped a 5 game losing streak with their 107-78 pounding of the New Jersey Nets on Sunday. The Bucks are just 2-11 ATS in their past 13 games. Milwaukee has struggled offensively all season and at 44.3% shooting percentage the Bucks are the third worse shooting team in basketball. Milwaukee is 10th in the Eastern Conference and 4 games behind the Chicago Bulls with 7 games to play for the final playoff spot. Milwaukee’s playoff chances is very remote as they trail Charlotte the 9th place team in the East by 2 games in the standings. This is the Lakers final regular season game outside the Pacific Time zone. The Lakers have clinched home court throughout the Western Conference Playoffs. LA trails Cleveland by 2 in the loss column and leads the Celtics by 4 in the loss column for home court advantage throughout the entire playoffs. The Lakers have been ice cold from the three point line going 8-34 in their past 2 games. The Lakers bench has only contributed with 25 points over the past 2 games. Milwaukee is 5-0 against the spread in their past 5 meetings against the Lakers.
Trend: LA is 8-1 to the under in their past 9 meetings.
The Wagerline consensus has 67.6% of the bettors on LA Lakers -7
The Wagerline consensus has 66.8% of the bettors playing over 202