Pelicans vs. Bucks NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 28

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Pelicans vs. Bucks NBA Odds Prediction, Spread, Tip Off Time, Best Bets for March 28

Pelicans vs. Bucks Game Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Venue: Smoothie King Center -- New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Coverage: NBA TV, BSNO, and WMLW

The New Orleans Pelicans (44-28) are only 1.5-point underdogs against the Milwaukee Bucks (46-26) at Smoothie King Center on Thursday, March 28, 2024. The game starts at 8:00 PM ET on NBA TV, BSNO, and WMLW. The matchup's over/under is 224.5.

Pelicans vs. Bucks Odds & Spread

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Pelicans vs. Bucks Prediction & Pick

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Pelicans vs. Bucks Betting Trends

  • The Bucks have covered the spread 30 times over 72 games with a set spread.
  • Against the spread, the Pelicans are 40-30-2 this year.
  • Games involving the Bucks have hit the over 36 times this season.
  • Pelicans games this season have gone over the total in 31 of 72 opportunities (43.1%).
  • Milwaukee owns a better record against the spread at home (17-20-0) than it does in road games (13-20-2).
  • The Bucks have eclipsed the total in a higher percentage of games at home (56.8%) than away games (42.9%).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, New Orleans has a better winning percentage at home (.559, 19-15-0 record) than away (.553, 21-15-2).
  • Pelicans games have gone above the over/under 47.1% of the time at home (16 of 34), and 39.5% of the time away (15 of 38).

Bucks Leaders

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 30.6 points, 6.4 assists and 11.4 boards.
  • Damian Lillard's numbers on the season are 24.5 points, 4.4 boards and 7.1 assists per game, shooting 42.5% from the floor and 35.7% from downtown, with an average of 3.1 made 3-pointers (10th in NBA).
  • Brook Lopez's numbers on the season are 12.4 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game, shooting 48.2% from the floor and 36.2% from downtown, with an average of 1.9 made 3-pointers.
  • Bobby Portis' numbers on the season are 13.5 points, 7.3 boards and 1.2 assists per contest, shooting 50.1% from the field and 39.4% from beyond the arc, with an average of 1.2 made 3-pointers.
  • Malik Beasley is averaging 11.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

Pelicans Leaders

  • Zion Williamson averages 22.7 points for the Pelicans, plus 5.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists.
  • The Pelicans are getting 12.5 points, 9.1 boards and 2.1 assists per game from Jonas Valanciunas.
  • CJ McCollum's numbers on the season are 18.7 points, 4.2 boards and 4.4 assists per contest. He is draining 45.8% of his shots from the floor and 41.7% from beyond the arc, with an average of 3.4 treys (third in league).
  • Herbert Jones' numbers on the season are 11.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. He is sinking 51.1% of his shots from the field and 42.7% from beyond the arc (10th in NBA), with an average of 1.5 treys.
  • Per game, Trey Murphy III gives the Pelicans 14 points, 4.5 boards and 2 assists, plus 0.8 steals and 0.6 blocks.

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