Bucks vs. Nets Pick
Who Oddsmakers Like: Milwaukee. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Bucks are listed as a 4.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total sits at 208.5 points. Milwaukee opened as a 3-point fave, while the total has dropped slightly from 209.
Who the Public Likes: Milwaukee. As of Sunday morning, 71 percent of public bets have sided with the visiting Bucks.
Injury Report: Milwaukee guard Jason Terry has missed the last two games tending to a personal matter, but is expected to be available today. Malcolm Brogdon has a partially torn quadriceps and is out until late March. Mirza Teletovic is out until late March as he recovers from knee surgery and pulmonary emboli in both lungs. For the Nets, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson has missed the last four games with a strained groin and will be out again today. Jeremy Lin is out for the season with a ruptured patellar tendon.
Who the Trends Like: The Bucks are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 meetings in Brooklyn and 22-7-1 ATS in the last 30 meetings overall. Brooklyn is 1-4 ATS in its last five games overall.
Who We Like: Milwaukee should be able to make a nice push forward over the next month with Jabari Parker back in the lineup with a minutes restriction that will get a little looser with each game. The last time these two teams met, the Bucks won 116-91 in Milwaukee. Expect the Bucks to again find their offensive flow, while Brooklyn should be able to score more in its home arena. Taking the over here.
NBA DAILY PREDICTION: BUCKS/NETS OVER 208.5