To begin with, the Bucks and Clippers were top tier favorites to meet in the 2020 NBA Finals. Milwaukee is a team that probably should have made the Finals last year. But they were unable to put the dagger into eventual champion Toronto. Los Angeles has been rejuvenated with the arrival of Kawhi Leonard. It follows that Leonard was the NBA betting difference against Milwaukee for the Raptors last spring. Most important of all the Bucks have been one of the most profitable teams on the board since last year. 2019 NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo is the key reason why.
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Los Angeles Clippers
|Date and Time:||Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||Staples Center, Los Angeles, California|
|Bucks vs. Clippers TV Coverage:||ESPN|
|NBA Betting Online Odds at SBG:||Click Here|
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Los Angeles Clippers Overview
Milwaukee has an online betting record of 4-2 both straight up and against the spread with just two overs. Overall the Bucks rank second for scoring offense and 17th for points allowed. Of course, Giannis leads Milwaukee in all significant categories. To show the Greek Freak has picked up where he left off last year as the single most dominant player in the game. Of great concern is whether he will get enough help from the rest of the team for Milwaukee to gain the Finals.
Counter to that is a Clippers team that is 4-2 straight up, 3-3 vs. the odds, and 2-4 under the total. Los Angeles ranks 11th in the NBA for scoring offense and 15th for points allowed. Head coach Doc Rivers is still working on |||||||the new lineup and fitting it around Leonard.
Key Bucks: PF Giannis Antetokounmpo (26.7 PTS, 13.8 REB, 7.7 AST, 1.8 BLK), SF Khris Middleton (18.3 PTS, 6.0 REB, 3.0 AST), PG Eric Bledsoe (12.3 PTS, 5.3 REB, 4.7 AST), C Brook Lopez (10.5 PTS. 3.3 REB, 1.7 AST)
Key Clippers: Kawhi Leonard (29.2 PTS, 7.6 REB, 6.2 AST), SG Lou Williams (20.8 PTS, 3.2 REB, 5.0 AST), PF Montrezl Harrell (19.3 PTS, 5.5 REB, 2.0 AST)
Milwaukee and Los Angeles against the Spread
The Bucks are:
- 1-4 against the spread in their last five away games
- 2-4 under the total away from home
- 1-3 on the board at the Clippers
- 1-5 under the total head to head at the Clippers
- 7-4 vs. the line in road games at the Pacific Division
- 9-2 over the total away vs. Pacific Division teams
The Clippers are:
- 2-6 against the spread in their last eight home games
- 9-4 over the total in their last 13 games at Staples Center
- 5-2-1 vs. the odds head to head with Milwaukee
- 5-3 over the total in their last eight games with the Bucks
- 7-4 on the board when hosting Central Division teams
- 5-1 over the total at Staples Center vs. the Central Division
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Los Angeles Clippers NBA Betting Pick
On this occasion, the Bucks face a tough NBA betting assignment. Milwaukee has been a weak betting value on the road and at the Clippers. Specifically, the Bucks defense has not been as tight as last year. Look for Leonard to again stymie the Bucks.
Bucks vs. Clippers NBA Betting Pick: Los Angeles Clippers
Bucks vs. Clippers NBA Betting Score Prediction: Clippers 108, Bucks 101