At 8:00 ET, the Brooklyn Nets (26-43) will travel to take on the Milwaukee Bucks (44-25) in an Eastern Conference matchup. Milwaukee is currently a 9-point favorite and the over/under line is set at 222.5.

This game will be played at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. The Bucks are 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 1st in the Central Division. Brooklyn is 11th in the East and 4th in the Atlantic Division. The Nets have lost four straight games and are +322 on the moneyline. The game will be televised on NBA TV.


The Pick: Brooklyn Nets +9

This game will be played at Fiserv Forum at 8:00 ET on Thursday, March 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-106 in favor of the Bucks.
  • Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.6% and knocking down 17 threes.

Taking a Look at the Nets Chances on the Road

The Nets are currently 11th in the Eastern Conference with a record of 26-43. In the Atlantic Division, they are in 4th place. On the road, Brooklyn is 10-24 compared to 16-19 at home.

As the underdog, the Nets have gone 12-35 this season and are 4-point underdogs today. In their last four games as the underdog, they have also failed to cover the spread.

Brooklyn’s O/U record for the season is 34-35, and their games have averaged 225.3 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 222.5.

In their most recent game, the Nets lost to the Pelicans by a score of 104-91. The combined scoring in that game was 195, and the O/U line was 216.

Against the spread, the Nets are 29-37 for the season and have failed to cover in their last four games. On the road, their ATS record is 11-23, and they have an average scoring differential of -6.9 PPG.

This season, the Nets are 25th in the NBA in scoring, averaging 111.4 points per game. On the road, they are averaging 109.6 points per game.

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

One area where the Nets have been strong is on the offensive glass, as they are 6th in the NBA in offensive rebounds. In terms of assists, Brooklyn is 17th in the league, averaging 26.3 per game.

On defense, Nets is currently around the league average in points allowed, giving up an average of 113.9 points per game. Opponents are hitting 53.8% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 37.3% of their three-point attempts.

Will the Bucks Come Through as Home Favorites?

Milwaukee’s most recent game was a 122-119 loss to the Celtics. The O/U line for that game was 226.5, and the Bucks covered the spread as 10.5-point underdogs.

This season, the Bucks have an O/U record of 34-35, and the over has hit in their last two games. Today’s O/U line is set at 222.5, and their games have averaged 238 points per game.

In the Eastern Conference, the Bucks are currently in 2nd place with a record of 44-25. In games against other Eastern Conference teams, they are 30-14 and 10-7 against Central Division opponents.

Milwaukee has an ATS record of 31-38 for the season, and they have covered the spread in their last three games. At home, their ATS record is 16-18, and they have won four straight games straight up at home.

As the favorite, the Bucks have a record of 41-16 this season and are favored by 9 points today. In their 57 games as the favorite, they have gone 26-31 against the spread.

At home this season, the Bucks are averaging 123.2 points per game, which is 3rd in the NBA. Overall, they are 4th in the league in scoring at 120.7 points per game. In terms of pace, Milwaukee is 6th in the NBA at 100.3 possessions per game.

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Bucks are 4th in the league in three-pointers made per game at 14.4. They are also 6th in three-point attempts. So far this season, Milwaukee has made 37% of their three-point attempts, which is 5th in the NBA.

From inside the arc, the Bucks are 2nd in the NBA in two-point shooting percentage at 57%. Overall, they are 6th in field goal percentage at 49%. In terms of free throws, Milwaukee leads the league in free throw attempts per game, but they are just 28th in offensive rebounds.

So far, the Bucks defense is giving up 117.3 points per contest, which has them sitting 22nd in the NBA. One thing to note, is they have given up more points than their season average in two straight matchups. Opponents are hitting 54.1% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 36.0% of their three-point attempts.