Los Angeles Lakers vs Milwaukee Bucks Prediction NBA Picks 3/26/24

Milwaukee Bucks (46-25) vs Los Angeles Lakers (40-32)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 at 7:30 pm (Fiserv Forum)

Betting Odds: Milwaukee Bucks -7.5 -- Over/Under: 233.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks meet Tuesday in the NBA action at the Fiserv Forum. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Lakers vs Bucks prediction.

Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have been in fine form as they've won five of their last seven games overall and they will be gunning for a fourth straight win after outlasting the Pacers in a 150-145 home win on Sunday. Anthony Davis led the team with 36 points, 16 rebounds and three assists on 15 of 21 shooting, LeBron James and Spencer Dinwiddie each scored 26 points while Austin Reaves chipped in with 25 points and eight assists. As a team, the Lakers shot 56 percent from the field and 12 of 25 from the 3-point line as they took control of the contest with 42 points in the second quarter to take the lead into halftime, before they exploded for 44 points in the third quarter to lead by as many as 19 points at one stage. The Lakers are 39-32 in the West and are 2.5 games ahead of the Warriors.

Milwaukee Bucks

Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Bucks have been on a roll as they've won four of their last five games overall and they will be eager to stay hot after making light work of the surging Thunder in a 118-93 home win on Sunday. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the team with 30 points, 19 rebounds and four assists on 13 of 18 shooting, Bobby Portis added 15 points off the bench while Khris Middleton tallied a triple-double of 11 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists. As a team, the Bucks shot 53 percent from the field and 11 of 34 from the 3-point line as they struggled to get going and trailed going into halftime, before they sprung to life and dominated the second half by 70-46 to make it look easy in the end.

Milwaukee Bucks Player Facts

  • Damian Lillard ranks 1st amongst qualified players for FT% (92.7%) this season.
  • Brook Lopez ranks 2nd amongst qualified players for Blocks Per Game (2.5) this season.

Los Angeles Lakers Player Facts

  • D'Angelo Russell ranks 11th amongst qualified players for 3P% (42.3%) this season.
  • Rui Hachimura ranks 23rd amongst qualified players for 3P% (40.8%) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Bucks rank 1st in the league for Q4 points per game this season (30.2).
  • The Bucks rank 29th in the league for opponent turnovers per game this season (12.0).
  • The Lakers rank 30th in the league for offensive rebounds per game this season (8.1).
  • The Lakers rank 30th in the league for opponent field goal attempts per game this season (93.8).

Lakers vs Bucks prediction

The Lakers could be shorthanded for this one with LeBron James listed as doubtful, while the Bucks are keeping an eye on MarJon Beauchamp who is questionable for this one. This is definitely a game where you want to check the lineups before tipoff, especially with an injury cloud hanging over James, but as it stands, I think the Lakers have been playing well and I like them to at least keep this one close right till the end.

Peter’s Pick Los Angeles +7.5

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