The Milwaukee Bucks are off to the road to face the Brooklyn Nets in an NBA pro basketball game set for Thursday.
Start Time: 7:30 PM ET
TV: NBA League Pass
Point Spread Odds: Milwaukee -4 ½ points
Over Under Total: 217 points
Notes: Milwaukee is 8-8 on the year and 2-4 on the road. The team hosted Cleveland on Tuesday and came away with the 118-101 home victory to the Cavaliers as a +7 point underdog. The total went over 213 ½ points. The win streak is now two games. Milwaukee is a good defensive team as they limit opponents to 43.4% shooting which ranks seventh in the NBA. They are the best in the league in defending the three point line as opponents hit 31.7% from beyond the arc.
Brooklyn is 5-12 overall and 4-5 at home. The Nets come off the 127-122 home victory in overtime to the LA Clippers as a +10 ½ point betting underdog. The total went over 212 ½ points. This broke a seven game win streak. The Nets are 30th and last in the NBA in scoring defense as opponents average 114 points per game. The team is allowing 47.2% shooting from the field ranking second worst in the league.