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The Milwaukee Bucks own the best record in the NBA at 48-16, and one betting trend suggests they should improve on that ​against the Indiana Pacers tonight.


Milwaukee is coming off of a ​head-scratching loss to the Phoenix Suns on Monday, but they've played extremely well after a loss this season. 

Milwaukee is an NBA-best 15-1 straight up when coming off a loss this season, and 12-3 against the spread (ATS) in those situations. A stat that impressive could certainly help to explain the line on the game, as Milwaukee is a 10-point favorite, according to ​FanDuel Sportsbook.


That number might look high upon first glance, considering the Pacers are the current No. 3 seed in the ​Eastern Conference playoffs, but in the Bucks' two wins over Indiana this season, they won by 17 at home and nine on the road. The Bucks also excel when playing on two or more days rest, winning 10 of 13 such contests. Milwaukee's moneyline is listed at -550, according to FanDuel Sportsbookso you'll really have to pony up to place a wager on Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks straight up.

Indiana is playing ​without Domantas Sabonis tonight, which also hurts the Pacers, a team that's reasonably good on the road this season, tallying a 17-14 record. Another stat in the Bucks' favor is their 25-5 record at home, pointing to Milwaukee being a good bet against Indiana this evening. 


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