Pelicans at Bucks Prediction - NBA Picks 1/29/23

Milwaukee Bucks (32-17) vs New Orleans Pelicans (26-23)

Game Info: Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 8:00 pm (Fiserv Forum)

Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks -9 -- Over/Under: 235 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The New Orleans Pelicans and Milwaukee Bucks meet Sunday in NBA action at the Fiserv Forum. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The New Orleans Pelicans Betting Preview

The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 115.3 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 113.1 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Zion Williamson is averaging 26 points and 7 rebounds, while CJ McCollum is averaging 21.2 points and 4.5 rebounds. Brandon Ingram is the third double-digit scorer and Jonas Valanciunas is grabbing 9.9 rebounds. The New Orleans Pelicans are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 77.8 percent from the free throw line. The New Orleans Pelicans are allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 44.4 rebounds per game.

The Milwaukee Bucks Betting Preview

The Milwaukee Bucks are averaging 113.6 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 111.9 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 31.3 points and 12 rebounds, while Jrue Holiday is averaging 19.6 points and 5 rebounds. Brook Lopez is the third double-digit scorer and Bobby Portis is grabbing 10.1 rebounds. The Milwaukee Bucks are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Bucks are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 48.3 rebounds per game.

Pelicans vs Bucks Trends

The Pelicans are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games playing on 0 days rest. The Bucks are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The under is 5-2 in Pelicans last 7 overall. The over is 12-3 in Bucks last 15 home games. The over is 6-0 in the last 6 meetings in Milwaukee and 26-9 in the last 35 meetings.

Randy’s Free Pick

The Milwaukee Bucks look like they're getting their act together now that they're starting to get healthy, and they're at home, where they win by an average of 6.9 points. The New Orleans Pelicans are falling apart this week, and they're still without their best player, which doesn't help matters. The Pels are losing their last 5 games by an average of 10.6 points. Big line, but give me the Bucks if forced to pick.

Randy’s Pick Milwaukee Bucks -9

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