Lakers vs. Bucks NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

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Lakers vs. Bucks NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 8

Lakers vs. Bucks Game Info

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Arena -- Los Angeles, California
  • Coverage: ESPN, SportsNet LA, and WMLW

The Los Angeles Lakers (34-30) are just 3-point underdogs against the Milwaukee Bucks (41-22) at Arena on Friday, March 8, 2024. The game tips at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN, SportsNet LA, and WMLW. The matchup has an over/under set at 227.5 points.

Lakers vs. Bucks Odds & Spread

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Lakers vs. Bucks Prediction & Pick

All NBA win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Bucks win (50.7%)

Lakers vs. Bucks Betting Trends

  • The Bucks have covered the spread in a game 26 times this season (26-36-1).
  • The Lakers have 28 wins against the spread in 64 games this season.
  • Bucks games have gone over the total 30 times out of 64 chances this season.
  • The Lakers have hit the over 53.1% of the time this year (34 of 64 games with a set point total).
  • Milwaukee owns a better record against the spread when playing at home (14-18-0) than it does in road games (12-18-1).
  • The Bucks have eclipsed the over/under more consistently when playing at home, hitting the over in 18 of 32 home matchups (56.2%). In road games, they have hit the over in 12 of 31 games (38.7%).
  • Los Angeles' winning percentage against the spread at home is .455 (15-18-0). Away, it is .419 (13-17-1).
  • In 2023-24 a lower percentage of the Lakers' games have finished above the over/under at home (42.4%, 14 of 33) than away (64.5%, 20 of 31).

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo averages 30.7 points, 11.2 boards and 6.3 assists, shooting 61.8% from the floor (seventh in NBA).
  • Damian Lillard averages 24.4 points, 4.3 boards and 6.7 assists, shooting 42.3% from the floor and 35.0% from downtown, with 3.0 made treys per contest.
  • Brook Lopez is averaging 12.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.6 steals and 2.6 blocked shots (third in NBA).
  • Bobby Portis is averaging 13.2 points, 1.2 assists and 7.1 rebounds.
  • Malik Beasley's numbers on the season are 11.3 points, 3.9 boards and 1.4 assists per game, shooting 45.8% from the field and 43.5% from downtown (ninth in league), with an average of 2.9 made 3-pointers.

Lakers Leaders

  • Anthony Davis' numbers on the season are 24.8 points, 12.3 boards and 3.6 assists per contest. He is also draining 55.7% of his shots from the field.
  • Per game, Austin Reaves provides the Lakers 15.7 points, 4.0 boards and 5.5 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocks.
  • Per game, D'Angelo Russell gives the Lakers 17.7 points, 2.9 boards and 6.2 assists, plus 0.9 steals and 0.5 blocks.
  • The Lakers are receiving 12.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game from Spencer Dinwiddie.
  • Taurean Prince's numbers on the season are 9.2 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. He is sinking 43.7% of his shots from the field and 39.1% from 3-point range, with an average of 1.9 triples.

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