The Clippers will host the Bucks in a non-conference matchup. The game will tip-off at 3:00 ET and will be played at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The Clippers are currently favored by 3.5 points.

Los Angeles is on a two-game winning streak and is 41-21 on the season. They are currently 4th in the Western Conference and 1st in the Pacific Division. The Bucks, who are 41-23, have lost two straight and are 3rd in the East and 2nd in the Central Division. The over/under line for today’s game is 227.5.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS VS LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Los Angeles Clippers +3.5

This game will be played at Crypto.com Arena at 3:00 ET on Sunday, March 10th.

WHY BET THE LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 115-114 in favor of the Bucks.
  • Our projections have Giannis Antetokounmpo finishing with Giannis Antetokounmpo points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists.
  • From the field, we have the Bucks finishing with a field goal percentage of 48.4% and knocking down 15 threes.

Can Milwaukee Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

The Bucks are 41-23 this season, which is the 3rd best record in the Eastern Conference. In non-conference games, they are 12-10 compared to 29-13 against the East.

On the road, the Bucks are 16-16 straight-up and 13-19 against the spread. Their ATS record overall is 27-37, and they have failed to cover the spread in their last two games.

In terms of their O/U record, the Bucks are 31-33 this season. Today’s O/U line of 227.5 is lower than the season average of 238 points per game for the Bucks.

Milwaukee’s last game was a 123-122 loss to the Lakers. The O/U line for that game was 229 points, and the Bucks were favored by 4 points. This dropped their ATS record to 24-31 as the favorite and 39-16 overall.

The Milwaukee Bucks come into this game as one of the most potent offenses in the NBA, averaging 120.9 points per game (2nd). On the road, they are scoring 118.8 PPG (3rd).

When it comes to three-point shooting, the Bucks are 5th in the NBA in made threes per game (14.3). They are also 6th in three-point attempts per game (38.1).

Overall, Milwaukee has a field goal percentage of 49% (7th). In terms of pace, they are 6th in the league at 100.7 possessions per game.

On defense, the Bucks are ranked 19th in the NBA this season. So far, they have given up more points than the NBA scoring average in 59.4% of their games. When it comes to defending inside the arc, the Bucks squad is permitting opposing teams to shoot at a clip of 53.9% inside the arc, and they’re also giving up 35.5% from downtown.

Will the Los Angeles Defense Show Up at Home?

Today, the Clippers are 3.5-point underdogs against the Bucks. This season, they have been the underdog in 12 of their 62 games and have gone 3-9 in those games. On average, they have been outscored by 8.6 points per game as the underdog.

Against the spread, the Clippers have covered in two straight games at home and have an ATS record of 16-14 at home. Overall, their ATS record is 32-30, and they are 19-13 straight-up at home.

Los Angeles’ O/U record for the season is 26-35-1, and their games have averaged 229.6 points per game. Today’s O/U line is set at 227.5, and their games have averaged an over/under line of 230.3.

In their last game, the Clippers defeated the Bulls by a score of 112-102. The O/U line for that game was 220.5, and LA covered the spread as 8.5-point favorites.

The Clippers are currently 4th in the Western Conference with a record of 41-21. Against the West, they are 25-16 and have gone 16-5 in non-conference games. In their last two games, they have won straight games.

At home, the Clippers are averaging 117.3 points per game, which is 12th in the NBA. Overall, they are 11th in scoring at 117.2 points per game. In terms of pace, they are 25th in the league at 97.1 possessions per game.

When it comes to field goal percentage, the Clippers are 6th in the NBA at 49%. They are also 6th in true shooting percentage. In terms of three-point shooting, they are 2nd in three-point shooting percentage but just 20th in three-point attempts.

So far this season, the Clippers have outscored the NBA scoring average in 50% of their games. In terms of assists, they are 21st in the NBA.

This season, the Clippers’ defense is the 10th ranked defense in the NBA at 10th PPG. So far, they have held opposing offenses below the NBA scoring average in 58.1% of their games. 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.