The Lakers started the season winning their first eight games but they have lost their last two. The Bucks are just 5-5 on the season but they have won three straight and have some confidence for this NBA betting contest on Tuesday night.
The Bucks are really fired up to play this game on Tuesday night against the defending champion Lakers. There are a couple of reasons for that. First, the Lakers are the defending NBA champs so teams want to beat them and second, Kobe Bryant hit a shot at the buzzer to beat the Bucks 107-106 in Milwaukee last season.
Lakers 7-3 at Milwaukee
The Lakers have won seven of the last ten at the Bradley Center. The Lakers are 15-5 against the Bucks overall with Phil Jackson as head coach. The problem if you are going to take the Lakers is that they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall and they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Eastern Conference.
The Bucks are 3-0-1 against the NBA betting point spread in their last 4 vs. the Pacific. The Bucks are 40-18-3 ATS in their last 61 games overall. The Bucks are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Western Conference.
We said earlier that the Lakers have had success against the Bucks but that was straight up. It is another story against the spread at the Sbg sportsbook. The Lakers are 1-7-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings against the Bucks and the Lakers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Milwaukee. The home team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and the underdog is 11-2-1 ATS in the last 14 meetings.
This could be a low scoring game on Tuesday. The Under is 6-0 in NBA betting online in the Lakers last 6 vs. the Eastern Conference. The Over is 5-2 in the Lakers last 7 overall. The Under is 4-0 in the Bucks last 4 home games and the Under is 5-0-1 in the Bucks last 6 vs. the Western Conference. The Under is 13-3 in the Bucks last 16 Tuesday games.