Making on a bet on this NBA game featuring the Bucks versus the Pacers? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on NBA. The game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN. In this division matchup, the Bucks are the betting favorite against the Pacers. The over/under for the game is 243.5 points.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS INDIANA PACERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Indiana Pacers +4
This game will be played at Gainbridge Fieldhouse at 7:00 ET on Thursday, November 9th.
WHY BET THE INDIANA PACERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 111-108 in favor of the Pacers.
- Our projections have Tyrese Haliburton finishing with Tyrese Haliburton points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists.
- From the field, we have the Pacers finishing with a field goal percentage of 51.9% and knocking down 11 threes.
Will the Bucks Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?
Coming into today’s matchup, the Bucks will be looking to build on their current three game winning streak and their overall record is currently 5-2. The team currently sits 2nd in the Eastern Conference and 1st place in the Central division.
This season, Milwaukee holds an ATS record of 1-6, which also includes their four game losing streak against the spread. On the road, the Bucks have yet to cover the spread and are 1-4 at home vs. the spread.
The Bucks’ offense finished with 120 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 117.1 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Giannis Antetokounmpo, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 24.4, while Damian Lillard also maintains a PPG average of 24.3 leading up to the game.
The Bucks’ defense is presently ranked 25th in the league, allowing an average of 119.4 points per contest.
The Milwaukee defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.6% from beyond the arc this season. Opposing teams are also hitting 48.9% of their field goal attempts vs. Milwaukee.
Do the Pacers Have What it Takes at Home?
Over the Pacers’ last five games, they are 3-2 and come in with an overall record of 5-3. Away from their home court, the Pacers have a 1-1 record this season, in contrast to their 4-2 record at home.
Indiana currently has an ATS record of 5-3, placing them above .500 against the spread. As the favorite this season, Indiana is 4-2 vs. the spread while going 1-1 as the underdog.
The Pacers offense is coming off a game where they scored 134 points against the Jazz. They posted a field goal percentage of 51.5% and connected on 13 threes. The team’s top scorer is Tyrese Haliburton, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 22.9, while Myles Turner also maintains a PPG average of 17.1 leading up to the game.
Currently, the Pacers’ defense holds the 26th rank in the NBA, allowing 121.2 points per game.
Opponents are hitting 52.2% of their two-point field goal attempts this season, and they’re also connecting on 38.6% of their three-point attempts.