Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Lakers - 3/31/21 NBA Picks and Prediction

Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Lakers - 3/31/21 NBA Picks and Prediction Photo by Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Lakers (30-17) vs Milwaukee Bucks (29-17)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 10:00 pm (Staples Center)

Betting Odds: Los Angeles Lakers +8 -- Over/Under: 223.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers meet Wednesday in NBA action at the Staples Center.

The Milwaukee Bucks need a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 119 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 113 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.4 points and 11.4 rebounds while Khris Middleton is averaging 20.4 points and 5.4 assists. Jrue Holiday is the third double-digit scorer and Brook Lopez is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.2 rebounds per game.

The Los Angeles Lakers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Los Angeles Lakers are averaging 110.7 points on 47.9 percent shooting and allowing 106 points on 45.3 percent shooting. LeBron James is averaging 25.4 points and 7.9 rebounds while Anthony Davis is averaging 22.5 points and three assists. Dennis Schroder is the third double-digit scorer and Montrezl Harrell is grabbing 6.8 rebounds. The Los Angeles Lakers are shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Los Angeles Lakers are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 45.2 rebounds per game.

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The Bucks are 1-7 ATS in their last 8 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Lakers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 2 days rest and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Bucks last 6 overall. The under is 6-1 in Lakers last 7 overall. The Bucks are 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Milwaukee Bucks aren't covering numbers lately, but they usually beat up on the teams they're supposed to beat up on and they win in the favorite role by an average of 6.8 points. The Los Angeles Lakers are losing their last five games by an average of five points while shooting 43.4 percent from the field. We're seeing a serious dip in offensive production without AD and LeBron around. I want nothing to do with the Lakers against respectable teams given their roster station. I'll eat the chalk with the Bucks.

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Randy’s Pick Milwaukee Bucks -8

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