Oklahoma City Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks - 2/19/21 NBA Picks and Prediction
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Milwaukee Bucks (16-13) vs Oklahoma City Thunder (11-17)
Game Info: Friday, February 19, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Fiserv Forum)
Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks -10.5 -- Over/Under: 231.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oklahoma City Thunder and Milwaukee Bucks meet Friday in NBA action at the Fiserv Forum.
The Oklahoma City Thunder need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Oklahoma City Thunder are averaging 107.7 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 113.6 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 22.6 points and 5.5 rebounds while Al Horford is averaging 14.5 points and seven rebounds. Hamidou Diallo is the third double-digit scorer and George Hill is grabbing 2.1 rebounds. The Oklahoma City Thunder are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Oklahoma City Thunder are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.9 rebounds per game.
The Milwaukee Bucks look to snap a five-game losing streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 120.5 points on 49.1 percent shooting and allowing 113 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.2 points and 11.4 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.3 points and 5.8 assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Bobby Portis is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 39.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 38.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 47.6 rebounds per game.
The Thunder are 37-18 ATS in their last 55 road games. The Bucks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Friday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Thunder last 10 road games. The over is 8-2-1 in Bucks last 11 overall. The Thunder are 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings in Milwaukee and 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have issues, but they're a competitive team that only loses on the road by an average of 2.8 points and 6.2 points in the underdog role. OKC is also 11-4 against the spread on the road this season. The Milwaukee Bucks are on the end of a back to back and have lost five straight. While the better team, the Bucks shouldn't be laying this sort of chalk. Give me the Thunder and the boatload of points.