Milwaukee Bucks at Brooklyn Nets - 1/18/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Brooklyn Nets (8-6) vs Milwaukee Bucks (9-4)
Game Info: Monday, January 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm (Barclays Center)
Betting Odds: Brooklyn Nets +2.5 -- Over/Under: 240 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets meet Monday in NBA action at the Barclays Center.
The Milwaukee Bucks look for a statement win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 120.2 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 109.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 26.6 points and 10 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 21.8 points and 5.7 assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Bobby Portis is dishing 1.2 assists. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 41.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.6 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.2 rebounds per game.
The Brooklyn Nets look for another win after winning five of their last seven games. The Brooklyn Nets are averaging 118.9 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 113.1 points on 44.7 percent shooting. James Harden is averaging 32 points and 12 rebounds while Kevin Durant is averaging 30.7 points and 5.8 assists. Kyrie Irving is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Harris is dishing two assists. The Brooklyn Nets are shooting 39.8 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Brooklyn Nets are allowing 36.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 46 rebounds per game.
The Bucks are 6-13 ATS in their last 19 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. The Nets are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games playing on 1 days rest and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Monday games. The under is 4-0 in Bucks last 4 overall. The over is 8-0 in Nets last 8 overall. The Bucks are 16-4-1 ATS in the last 21 meetings in Brooklyn and 27-10-1 ATS in the last 38 meetings.
The Milwaukee Bucks are the more trustworthy team here because they're on a roll and have far and away more chemistry. The Brooklyn Nets are counting on bench guys to fill the role of players who were traded, Kyrie is still MIA and Harden is still feeling out his teammates. With that said, we're getting a free bucket with a team that has Harden and Durant. The Nets won't be underdogs much this season moving forward. Take advantage of it while you still can.